The Resource Interpreting the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, Daniel H. Joyner

Interpreting the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, Daniel H. Joyner

Label
Interpreting the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty
Title
Interpreting the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty
Statement of responsibility
Daniel H. Joyner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty has proven the most complicated and controversial of all arms control treaties, both in principle and in practice. Statements of nuclear-weapon States from the Cold War to the present, led by the United States, show a disproportionate prioritization of the non-proliferation pillar of the Treaty, and an unwarranted under-prioritization of the civilian energy development and disarmament pillars of the treaty. This book argues that the way in which nuclear-weapon States have interpreted the Treaty has laid the legal foundation for a number of policies related to trade in civilian nuclear energy technologies and nuclear weapons disarmament. These policies circumscribe the rights of non-nuclear-weapon States under Article IV of the Treaty by imposing conditions on the supply of civilian nuclear technologies. They also provide for the renewal and maintenance, and in some cases further development of the nuclear weapons arsenals of nuclear-weapon States. The book provides a legal analysis of this trend in treaty interpretation by nuclear-weapon States and the policies for which it has provided legal justification. It argues, through a close and systematic examination of the Treaty by reference to the rules of treaty interpretation found in the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, that this disproportionate prioritization of the non-proliferation pillar of the Treaty leads to erroneous legal interpretations in light of the original balance of principles underlying the Treaty, prejudicing the legitimate legal interests of non-nuclear-weapon States"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Joyner, Daniel
Dewey number
341.7/34
Index
index present
LC call number
KZ5670
LC item number
.J69 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear nonproliferation
  • Nuclear arms control
  • Nuclear energy
Label
Interpreting the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, Daniel H. Joyner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Nuclear energy and international law -- Approach to interpretation -- NWS nuclear policy and interpretation of the NPT -- Legal analysis of NWS interpretations of the NPT -- Developments after 2008 : change and continuity
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 184 p.
Isbn
9780199227358
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013773
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2433753-01umb_inst
  • 2460372
  • (Sirsi) i9780199227358
  • (OCoLC)694600836
Label
Interpreting the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, Daniel H. Joyner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Nuclear energy and international law -- Approach to interpretation -- NWS nuclear policy and interpretation of the NPT -- Legal analysis of NWS interpretations of the NPT -- Developments after 2008 : change and continuity
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 184 p.
Isbn
9780199227358
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013773
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2433753-01umb_inst
  • 2460372
  • (Sirsi) i9780199227358
  • (OCoLC)694600836

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