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Author Hinde, Robert A.,
Title War no more : eliminating conflict in the nuclear age / Robert Hinde and Joseph Rotblat ; foreword by Robert S. McNamara.
Imprint London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003.

Subject War.
War -- Prevention.
Alt Name Rotblat, Joseph, 1908-2005,
Description 1 online resource (x, 228 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-221) and index.
Contents Of War and Its Weapons -- The Diversity of Wars -- The Nuclear Peril -- The Risk of a Nuclear War -- The Destructive Power of Nuclear Weapons -- The Nuclear Arms Race -- Other Weapons of Mass Destruction -- Chemical Warfare -- Biological Warfare -- Radiological Warfare (Dirty Bombs) -- Information Technology Warfare -- 'Conventional' Weapons -- What Makes War More Likely? -- Causes of War and the Role of Weapons -- Causes of War -- The Role of Weapons -- The Political System and its Leaders -- The Institution of Nation-States -- Totalitarianism Versus Democracy -- The Role of Political Leaders -- Clandestine Political Action -- Autonomy of Groups Within States -- Terrorism -- Culture and Tradition -- Cultural Factors Related to Violence -- Ethnicity -- Religion -- Other Ideological Issues -- Retribution -- Resources: Territory and the Environment -- Resources, Territory and Influence -- Environmental Resources -- Economic Factors: Globalization and Poverty -- War and Human Nature -- Aggression and Aggressiveness -- War as an Institution -- The Role of Scientists -- What Should Be Done to Eliminate War? -- What Stops Countries from Going to War? -- Democracy -- Overcoming Cultural Differences -- Globalization -- Deterrence -- Sanctions -- International Law -- Preventing War: Arms Control -- Combating Terrorism -- Preventing War: Promotion of International Well-Being and Peace Education -- Promotion of International Well-Being -- Education for Peace and Socialization.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Summary Annotation Never before have so many people worried about the effects of military conflict. At a time when terrorism is opening the way for new forms of warfare worldwide, this book provides a much-needed account of the real dangers we face, and argues that the elimination of weapons of mass destruction and of war are attainable and necessary goals. Written by Nobel Peace prizewinner and former nuclear physicist Joseph Rotblat, and biologist/ psychologist Robert Hinde, War No More provides expert insight into the nature of modern warfare -- including 'weapons of mass destruction'. Examining the key factors that are believed to contribute to conflict, they explain how best to approach a peaceful future. If war is ever to be eliminated, Hinde and Rotblat argue that we must address key issues such as the gap between rich and poor; we must have fully effective arms controls; and above all we must have better education. The authors emphasize the United Nations -- as well as non-governmental organizations, religious groups, and grassroots movements -- also have important parts to play. Joseph Rotblat was involved in the creation of the first atom bomb, but left the project during the war, when it became clear that Nazi Germany was not building its own bomb. Since the end of the Second World War he has dedicated his life to campaigning against nuclear weapons and co-founded the Pugwash conferences. Robert Hinde was a pilot in World War 2, is now a Cambridge University Professor and has written extensively on war and strategies for peace.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849642354 (electronic bk.)
1849642354 (electronic bk.)
0585488908 (electronic bk.)
9780585488905 (electronic bk.)
0745321925 (hbk.)
9780745321929 (hbk.)
0745321917 (pbk.)
9780745321912 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780745321929
OCLC # 53978130
Additional Format Print version: Hinde, Robert A. War no more. London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003 0745321925 0745321917 (DLC) 2003013377 (OCoLC)52478422