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Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume IV - Human Perspectives on the Development and Use of Nuclear Energy

December 2018 Editor: Prof Jonathan L. Black-Branch , University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Editor: Dr Dieter Fleck , Former Director International Agreements & Policy, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany

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  • Published: December 2018
  • Pages: xi+418
  • Publisher: T.M.C. ASSER PRESS
  • Distributor: Springer

This fourth volume in the book series on Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law focuses on human perspectives regarding the development and use of nuclear energy; the need for regional solutions; and recent activities towards prohibiting and abolishing nuclear weapons.

Jonathan L. Black-Branch is Dean of Law and Professor of International and Comparative Law; Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba; JP and Barrister (England & Wales); Barrister & Solicitor (Manitoba); and Chair of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & Contemporary International Law.

Dieter Fleck is Former Director International Agreements & Policy, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany; Member of the Advisory Board of the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL); and Rapporteur of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & Contemporary International Law.

Specific to this book:

  • Brings new research on both the environmental and the health effects of nuclear energy production;
  • contains a comprehensive discussion of a nuclear weapons ban.

The publication of a fifth volume in this series, entitled Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and Deterrence, is expected by the beginning of 2020.

Other volumes in the series:
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume I
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume II - Verification and Compliance
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume III - Legal Aspects of the Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes

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