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Sanctions, Statecraft, and Nuclear Proliferation : Sanctions, Inducements, and Collective Action

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780521281188

ISBN10:
0521281180
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/23/2012
Publisher(s):
Cambridge University Press

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 4/23/2012.
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Summary

Some states have violated international commitments not to develop nuclear weapons. Yet the effects of international sanctions or positive inducements on their internal politics remain highly contested. How have trade, aid, investments, diplomacy, financial measures and military threats affected different groups? How, when and why were those effects translated into compliance with non-proliferation rules? Have inducements been sufficiently biting, too harsh, too little, too late or just right for each case? How have different inducements influenced domestic cleavages? What were their unintended and unforeseen effects? Why are self-reliant autocracies more often the subject of sanctions? Leading scholars analyse the anatomy of inducements through novel conceptual perspectives, in-depth case studies, original quantitative data and newly translated documents. The volume distils ten key dilemmas of broad relevance to the study of statecraft, primarily from experiences with Iraq, Libya, Iran and North Korea, bound to spark debate among students and practitioners of international politics.

Table of Contents

Anatomy of Inducements
Introduction: the domestic distributional effects of sanctions and positive inducements
Sanctions, inducements, and market power: political economy of international influence
Empirical trends in sanctions and positive inducements in nonproliferation
Competing Perspectives: The Range of Sanctions and Positive Inducements
Positive incentives, positive results? Rethinking US counterproliferation policy
An analytically eclectic approach to sanctions and nonproliferation
Threats for peace? The domestic distributional effects of military threats
Reassessing the Record: Focused Perspectives
Influencing Iran's decisions on the nuclear program
Engaging North Korea: the efficacy of sanctions and inducements
Contrasting causal mechanisms: Iraq and Libya
Conclusions: Understanding Causal Mechanisms and Policy Implications
Ten dilemmas in nonproliferation statecraft
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