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Description - Australia's Uranium Trade by Stephan Fruhling

Australia's Uranium Trade explores why the export of uranium remains a highly controversial issue in Australia and how this affects Australia's engagement with the strategic, regime and market realms of international nuclear affairs. The book focuses on the key challenges facing Australian policy makers in a twenty-first century context where civilian nuclear energy consumption is expanding significantly while at the same time the international nuclear nonproliferation regime is subject to increasing, and unprecedented, pressures. By focusing on Australia as a prominent case study, the book is concerned with how a traditionally strong supporter of the international nuclear nonproliferation regime is attempting to recalibrate its interest in maximizing the economic and diplomatic benefits of increased uranium exports during a period of flux in the strategic, regime and market realms of nuclear affairs. Australia's Uranium Trade provides broader lessons for how - indeed whether - nuclear suppliers worldwide are adapting to the changing nuclear environment internationally.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781409429913
ISBN-10: 1409429911
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephan Fruhling

Michael Clarke is an Australian Research Council Research Fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Stephan Fruhling is a Lecturer in strategic and defence studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia and is also the managing editor of the journal Security Challenges. Andrew O'Neil is Director of the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Michael Clarke, Stephan Fruehling, Andrew O'Neil, Trevor Findlay, Matthew Furhmann, Martine Letts, Fiona Cunningham, Richard Leaver, Geordan Graetz,Haydon Manning, Rory Medcalf, Cathy Moloney.

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