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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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Conclusion Decolonizing the Nuclear World

Conclusion Decolonizing the Nuclear World

Can the Subaltern Speak?

(p.171) Conclusion Decolonizing the Nuclear World
Nuclear Desire

Shampa Biswas

University of Minnesota Press

Chapter Five analyzes the global nuclear order from the problematic of the subaltern. Based on a critique of Mohammed Ayoob’s writings, the chapter interrogates the challenge that nuclear weapons pose to the state as a vehicle of security, and analyzes the limitations of the third world nuclear state as a medium of the subaltern voice.

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

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