Arms Control: The New Guide to Negotiations and Agreements by Jozef Goldblat

By Jozef Goldblat

`A certain and indispensible paintings that serves either as a simple advent to the disarmament scene and a reference booklet for specialists' - Disarmament Times

`This compendium of the background and achievements of fingers keep an eye on and disarmament efforts is exclusive in its sort and is probably going to stay so. This for 3 purposes: first, as a result of its extraordinary comprehensiveness; moment, as a result of the remarkable caliber of its presentation, and, 3rd, as a result of its writer, Jozef Goldblat, one of many world's major specialists within the box. This triad makes the up-to-date Second Edition of Arms keep an eye on: the recent consultant to Negotiations and Agreements a needs to for all excited by overseas safeguard as a rule and hands regulate specifically' - Curt Gasteyger, Graduate Institute of foreign stories, Geneva

`The glossary of fingers legislation and disarmament...a useful device for negotiators and treaty makers' - Ambassador V Petrovsky, Former Secretary-General of the convention on Disarmament

`Being the main entire and authoritative compilation and research of hands regulate agreements to be had, this can be an essential reference quantity for college students and practitioners of palms keep an eye on and overseas safeguard. the writer has spent a life-time within the examine and perform of overseas protection affairs: the place foreign legislation and fingers keep an eye on agreements are involved, there isn't any one larger certified than him' - Sverre Lodgaard, Norwegian Institute of overseas Affairs, Oslo

The revised and up to date version of Arms regulate: the recent advisor to Negotiations and Agreements includes the main authoritative and accomplished survey ever released of the files relating to hands keep an eye on. All significant agreements reached because the moment 1/2 the 19th century via to mid-2002 are significantly analysed and assessed. The review is made within the mild of the foreign protection setting, the advancements within the box of weapon know-how, the specter of nuclear, chemical and organic guns proliferation, and the efforts to reinforce the humanitarian legislations of armed clash.

The accompanying CD-ROM reproduces complete textual content and thoroughly chosen excerpts of treaties, conventions, universal understandings, statutes, charters, binding judgements of foreign our bodies, ultimate acts of overseas meetings, exchanges of letters and diplomatic notes. Multilateral agreements are via an inventory of events.

Enriched with new maps, tables and figures, in addition to an improved word list and bibliography, the e-book will stay the definitive source for college students of diplomacy, newshounds, diplomats and armed forces strategists.

Jozef Goldblat, the writer, is Vice-President of the Geneva foreign Peace study Institute (GIPRI), Resident Senior Fellow of the UN Institute for Disarmament examine (UNIDIR) and affiliate Editor of protection discussion, released by means of SAGE for the overseas Peace learn Institute, Oslo (PRIO). He has studied the issues of palms regulate because the Nineteen Fifties and has been all for fingers keep watch over negotiations. From 1969 to 1989 he directed the fingers keep watch over and disarmament programme of stories on the Stockholm overseas Peace examine Institute (SIPRI). He has lectured at a number of universities and has written reviews, articles and books at the palms race and disarmament. His newest courses contain The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: review and clients, The Hague Academy of foreign legislations, 1997, and Nuclear Disarmament: stumbling blocks to Banishing the Bomb, I. B. Tauris, 2000.

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