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Some of the Books Relating to the UN, Arms Reduction and Disarmament and the Causes of Conflicts.

 

 

Looking for Square Two - Moving from war and Violence to global Community By DougLaS MaTTern
Publisher: Millenial Mind Publishing 2006 ISBN: 1-58982-357-5
"Just as guns are the crutches of impotent men, nuclear weapons are the crutches of impotent nations. Mutually assured destruction (MAD) has outlived its historical purpose. In Looking for Square Two, Douglas Mattern shows us one way to end the long childhood of our species. Would enough of us listen to him?" Sir Arthur C. Clarke

"The Fortune Forum Code: For a Sustainable Future"  by Vijay Mehta. Published by VM Centre for Peace www.vmpeace.org . 2006 ISBN 0 9553914 0 7.

The United Nations and Its Future in the 21st Century by Vijay Mehta. Published by SPOKESMAN for Action for UN Renewal. 2005 ISBN 0 85124 707 5.

Arms No More by Vijay Mehta. Published by ARC 2004

Addicted to War, Why The U.S. Can’t Kick Militarism, written and illustrated by Joel Andreas, “Addicted to War Books-to-Schools Project,” The Coalition Against Militarism In Our Schools 2005 www.addictedtowar.com and  www.militaryfreeschools.org

Soldiers in the Laboratory - Military involvement in science and technology - and some alternatives. By Scientists for Global Responsibility Jan 2005 www.srg.org.uk

Human Development Report 2002. Published by UNDP www.undp.org

Prevention of Armed Conflict. By Kofi A. Annan, Report of the Secretary-General. Published by UN 2002. www.un.org

Verification Yearbook 2002. Published by VERTIC. www.vertic.org

SIPRI YEARBOOK 2002 ARMAMENTS, DISARMAMENT AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
830pp, ISBN 0-19-925176-2, published for SIPRI by Oxford University
http://editors.sipri.se/pubs/yb02/pr02.html

The World In Need of Leadership - By Brian Urquhart and Erskine Childers

Basic Facts About The United Nations - UN Information Centre

Renewing The United Nations System -

Towards a More Effective United Nations -

The UN a Concise Positive Guide, by Sidney Bailey, Sam Dawes.

Ahead of the Curve - - Louis Emmerij, Richard Jolly, Thomas G. Weiss with a foreword by Kofi A. Annan. (2001) ISBN 0-253-21467-X Email: iuporder@indiana.edu Richard Jolly is Chair of UNA-UK.)

From Here to Sustainibility - The Real World Coalition, Ian Christie, Diane Warburton (2001) ISBN 1-85383 735 0 email: earthinfo@earthscan.co.uk Web: www.earthscan.co.uk

The Responsibility to Protect - Report of the International Commission on Intervention and Stare Sovereignty - Co-Chairs Gareth Evans, Mohamed Sahnoun- (2001). ISBN 0-88936-960-7 www.idrc.ca/booktique

United Nations. - Linda Melvern. World Organisations Series, Franklin Watts, 2001. [For ages 7 – 13 years]

A People Betrayed. The Role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide. - Linda Melvern. Zed Books, September 2000.

Losing Control: Global Security in the 21st Century. Paul Rogers, Bradford University Pluto Press, 2000. 164pp.
Peace is Possible. ed. Fredrik S. Heffermehl, IPB, 2000. 152 pp Act-UN. (includes articles by : Vanunu, Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev, Sheik Hasina )

UN Jigsaw. - Wilfred Grey, July, 2000. (Available from UNA, 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL at £10.95.)

The Wealth And Poverty Of Nations - David Landes (1998)

Issues in Peace Research - Edited by Lee-Ann Broadhead (1996) Bradford University

Unravelling Global Apartheid - Titus Alexander (1996)

The Ultimate Crime - Linda Melvern (1995)

World Politics, Trends and Transformations - Charles W Kegley & Eugene Wittkoph (1995)

Our Global Neighbourhood. - Commission on Global Governance, OUP, 1995.

The United Nations in its Second Half-Century. A report of the Independent Working Group on the Future of the United Nations. Ford Foundation, 1995.

Challenges to the United Nations. ed. Erskine Childers, CIIR, 1994. 216pp from CIIR.

Cooperating for Peace - Gareth Evans (1993)

Building a More Democratic United Nations - Edited by Frank Barnaby (1991)

The Dynamic of Identity in Personal and Social Conflict. - Terrell A. Northrup (part of Intractable Conflicts and Their Transformation. (1989) Edited by Louis Kriesberg, Terrell Northrup, Stuart J. Thorson.

World Disarmament - edited by Ron Huzzard and Christopher Meredith (1995) ISBN 0-85124-412-2 available from World Disarmament Campaign UK editor.worlddisarm@care4free.net

A Modern Introduction to International Law - Michael Akehurst (1982)

The Structure of International Conflict - C.R. Mitchell (1981)

World Peace Trough World Law - by Grenville Clerk and Louis B Sohn (1958)

Protracted International Conflicts: Ten Propositions. - Edward E Azar (This can be found in Conflict: Readings in Management & resolution. Edited by J. Burton and Frank Dukes.)

The Sources of Conflict and War. - Professor James O’Connell, Bradford University

Conflict Resolution in Contemporary Conflicts. Dr. Hugh Mial Lancaster University

The Game of Disarmament - How the United States and Russia run the Arms Race. By Alva Myrdal. Published by Pantheon books 1978, Spokesman 1980

 


Arms control Treaties

http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/
African Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Pelindaba) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/pelindaba.asp  
The 1994 U.S.-North Korean Agreed Framework http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/af.asp  
Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/abmtreaty.asp  
Biological Weapons Convention http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/ASSORTED/bwc.asp   
Chemical Weapons Convention http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_04/cwctext.asp   
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/treaties/ctb.html
Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty http://www.state.gov/t/ac/trty/index.cfm?docid=4781
Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/inf.asp  
Latin America Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Tlatelolco) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/tlatelolco.asp  
Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/LTBT.asp  
Missile Technology Control Regime http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/mtcr.asp  
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/npt.asp  
Open Skies Treaty  http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/treaties/openski1.html
Ottawa Landmines Convention http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_09/apltreat.asp   
Outer Space Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/outerspace.asp  
Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty (PNET) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/pnet.asp   
Physical Protection of Nuclear Material Convention http://www.iaea.org/worldatom/Documents/Infcircs/Others/inf274r1.shtml  
Seabed Arms Control Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/seabed.asp  
South Pacific Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Rarotonga) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/rarotonga.asp  
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT I) (narrative) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/salt.asp   
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/salt2.asp  
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/starthtm/start/toc.html  
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty II (START II) http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/starthtm/start2/st2intal.html
Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/documents/sort.asp
Threshold Test Ban Treaty (TTBT) http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/documents/ttbt.asp  


Additional Documents:
Executive Summary of the National Academy of Sciences Report: "The Future of US Nuclear Weapons Policy http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_05/nas.asp   
Findings and Recommendations Concerning the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty http://www.armscontrol.org/act/2001_01-02/ctbtreport.asp
Founding Act on Mutual Relations, Cooperation and Security Between NATO and the Russian Federation http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_05/found.asp  
Initial Elements, July 1996 Founding Document of Wassenaar Arrangement http://www.wassenaar.org/docs/IE96.html
Joint Statements of the Helsinki Summit http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_09/docsept.asp  
Letter From Foreign Minister Yevgeniy Primakov To Secretary of State Madeleine Albright On Early Deactivation http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_09/docsept.asp  
Protocol To The Treaty Between The United States Of America And The Russian Federation On Further Reduction And Limitation Of Strategic Offensive Arms Of January 3, 1993 http://www.armscontrol.org/treaties/act/1997_09/docsept.asp   
UN Resolution 1284 http://www.armscontrol.org/act/1999_12/docde99.asp