The construction of "hegemony" in selected nuclear nonproliferation "regime" literature
This thesis analyses several articles by Professor Joseph Nye Jr. and one by doctoral
candidate Roger Smith. Those articles analyse international and domestic nuclear arms
control and disarmament policies within the framework of 'regime theory'. The thesis
uses a methodology derived eclectically from various postmodern and postructural
analysts, and in particular adapts ideas from Derrida and Foucault.
The thesis argues that Nye and Smith's work exemplify western 'security'...[Show more]
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