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Nuclear DesirePower and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order$
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Shampa Biswas

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816680979

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816680979.001.0001

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Intentions and Effects

Intentions and Effects

The Proliferation of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime

(p.27) Chapter 1 Intentions and Effects
Nuclear Desire

Shampa Biswas

University of Minnesota Press

Chapter One describes and analyzes the Nuclear Non-Proliferation (NNP) Regime. Arguing that Realist and Liberal IR explanations for the emergence of security regimes are inadequate, it conducts a Foucauldian analysis of the depoliticizing effects of a regime that occludes a deeply hierarchical global nuclear order.

Keywords:   Nuclear, Non-proliferation, Postcolonialism, Hierarchy, Inequality, Third world, Power, Order, Security, Justice

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