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A MOOC With Meaning

May 2017

Under the sponsorship of Stanford University, we designed a massive open online course (MOOC) to raise public consciousness about the past, present, and future dangers of nuclear weapons.

Perspectives on Complex Global Challenges: Education, Energy, Healthcare, Security, and Resilience

July 2016

This book discusses issues in large-scale systems in the United States and around the world.

The Conundrum of Close Calls: Lessons Learned for Securing Nuclear Weapons

March 2012

In a paper prepared for the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, CISAC research assistant Reid Pauly and senior fellow Scott Sagan share new evidence of instances when nuclear test sites,...

Global Implications of China's Challenges – Part I

January 2012

For the past two decades China has been a poster child of successful globalization, integrating with the world and in the process lifting millions of citizens out of poverty.

“Spytainment”: The Real Influence of Fake Spies

June 2011

An excerpt from "Spytainment: The Real Influence of Fake Spies" (pp.

Lessons Learned from the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review

March 2011

Abstract The case studies in this special issue demonstrate that the Obama administration's 2010 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) and related nuclear policy initiatives encouraged a number of other...

Kleptocratic Interdependence: Trafficking, Corruption and the Marriage of Politics and Illicit Profits

December 2009

Corruption is a human condition and an ancient phenomenon.

Security Issues Related to Pakistan's Future Nuclear Power Program

January 2008

This chapter deals with the prospects for the expansion of the current Pakistani nuclear power program, and the dangers to national safety and security such expansion entails due to rapid expansion...

How Does "Culture" Become "Capital"? Cultural and Institutional Struggles Over 'Character and Personality' at Harvard

December 2006

Although the concept of cultural capital has been widely adopted in sociological studies of culture, education, and stratification, few studies have addressed the processes through which specific...

Mozambique: A Fading U.N. Success Story

January 2002

As Mozambique enters its tenth year of peace following a brutal and destructive civil war, the signs of continued democratic transformation and pro-market economic reform appear rosy, at least at...

How Soviet Physicists Caught Up

December 1997

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has grown up along with world politics and has, since 1945, offered a special perspective on issues of peace, security, and global well-being.

Community Service Learning as Democratic Education in South Africa and the United States

October 1996

This paper describes the development of the first community service learning program for democratic education in South Africa.

Do We Need Arms Control If Peace Breaks Out?

September 1990

The world is facing truly breathtaking changes, in particular from the socialist countries.

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