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Title: Exploring roles, strategies, and implications : historical and conceptual perspectives 
Author: Alagappa, Muthiah
Date: 2008
Publisher: Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press
Citation: Alagappa, Muthiah. 2008. Exploring roles, strategies, and implications: historical and conceptual perspectives. In The long shadow, ed. Muthiah Alagappa, 78-110. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.
Abstract: This chapter outlines the transforming logic of nuclear weapons and explores at a conceptual level the roles of nuclear weapons, the strategies for their employment, and their implications for international security to provide a historical and conceptual perspective for the investigation of these issues in the country and concluding chapters that follow.
Pages/Duration: p. 78-110 pages
Rights: From The Long Shadow, Nuclear Weapons and Security in 21st Century Asia edited by Muthiah Alagappa, (c) 2008 by the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University, all rights reserved. Posted by permission of the publisher, Stanford University Press, No reproduction, distribution or further use is allowed without the prior written permission of the publisher.
LC Subject Headings: Nuclear weapons - Asia
National security - Asia
Security, International - Asia

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