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"Why Do States Proliferate? Quantitative Analysis of the Exploration, Pursuit, and Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons"

"Why Do States Proliferate? Quantitative Analysis of the Exploration, Pursuit, and Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons"

Book Chapter, Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century: The Role of Theory, Volume 1, pages 159-192

2010

Author: Philipp C. Bleek, Former Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program, 2009–December 2010

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security; Managing the Atom; Science, Technology, and Public Policy

 

"In Chapter 8, Philipp Bleek, like Muller and Schmidt, regards quantitative analysis as a valuable tool for understanding why states proliferate. More so than his German colleagues, he also makes the case for employing quantitative analyses explicitly for forecasting purposes...."

 

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For Academic Citation:

Bleek, Philipp C. "Why Do States Proliferate? Quantitative Analysis of the Exploration, Pursuit, and Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons." Chap. 8 in Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century: The Role of Theory, Volume 1. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2010.

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