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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2010

SIPRI Yearbook 2010

VI. Governance and institution building: how much must change?

Chapter:
1. A world without nuclear weapons: fantasy or necessity?
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2010
Author(s):
James E. Goodby

Will the world have to become vastly different before the global elimination of nuclear weapons can be achieved? Changes in some aspects of international relations would certainly be necessary. However, this probably does not require any form of world government or even the universal acceptance of democratic principles and institutions. There is room for interesting academic debate on those questions. After all, reaching the goal of a nuclear weapon-free world lies several years in the future, and the precise contours of the political and security arrangements do not have to be settled now. However, a brief discussion of political change is useful now, if only to demonstrate that a world without nuclear weapons is not a sheer fantasy.

Citation (MLA):
Goodby, James E.. "1. A world without nuclear weapons: fantasy or necessity?." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199581122/sipri-9780199581122-div1-9.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Goodby, J. (2016). 1. A world without nuclear weapons: fantasy or necessity?. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2010: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 16 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199581122/sipri-9780199581122-div1-9.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Goodby, James E.. "1. A world without nuclear weapons: fantasy or necessity?." In SIPRI Yearbook 2010: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 16 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199581122/sipri-9780199581122-div1-9.xml
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