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Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Grégoire Mallard

Abstract

How do diplomats interpret treaty rules in the field of international security? In a situation of increasing global legal complexity, do past regimes survive the entry into force of new and contradictory regimes? Who decides how legal rules should be interpreted when contradictions exist between overlapping regimes? This book answers such questions by exploring how successive generations of American and European policymakers promoted various regimes to solve the problem of nuclear proliferation in Europe and in the rest of the world; and how those rules were harmonized with the creation of a g ... More

Keywords: nuclear nonproliferation, legal regimes, legal complexity, legal interpretation, transparency, ambiguity, opacity, Euratom, nuclear diplomacy, Jean Monnet

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780226157894
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Grégoire Mallard, author
Department of Anthropology and Sociology of Development, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva