International Security Regimes: the Case of a Balkan Nuclear-Free Zone

  • Athanassios G. Platias
  • R. J. Rydell


That the study of international regimes is undergoing a renaissance should come as no surprise to the informed observer of contemporary world affairs. The irony lies in its timing. The superpowers appear to be arming for yet another phase of the Cold War; the developing world is increasingly challenging the political and economic terms that have governed postwar North-South relations, and prolonged domestic economic hardships are threatening a resurgence of protectionism within the industrialised world. Yet despite this apparent throwback of world politics to its older semi-gladiatorial mode, students of international relations are giving renewed emphasis to the study of international co-operation as manifested in the creation and growth of regimes.


Nuclear Weapon International Regime Security Interest Security Assurance Local Party 
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© International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts Eighth Course 1983

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  • Athanassios G. Platias
  • R. J. Rydell

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