A Conceptual Frame of Nuclear Proliferation in South Africa and the British Nexus -- A Methodological Framework for Nuclear Proliferation in the South -- British-South African Nuclear Politics: A Review -- Drivers of Nuclear Proliferation: A Review -- A Historical Analysis of "Super powers" Nuclear Proliferation Cases -- A Historical Analysis of South East Asian "Emerging Powers" Nuclear Proliferation: India and Pakistan -- A Historical Analysis of "Emerging Powers" Nuclear Proliferation: Israel and South Africa -- A Comparative Analysis and Evaluation of "Emerging Powers" Nuclear Proliferation in the Global South -- An Analysis of the Failed Technology Denial Strategy of Britain Towards South Africa -- Model Explanations of a Nuclear Powered South Africa -- Conclusion: Controlling Nuclear Weapons in the Global South?
This book investigates drivers and trends in nuclear proliferation in the Global South. Based on an in-depth analysis of South Africa's nuclear history, it examines general causes of proliferation, such as technical capabilities and constraints; a country's motivation to build a nuclear bomb; and particular domestic and international situations. It also highlights Britain's role in the development of technological capability in South Africa and explains how nuclear weapons influence international relations. Finally, the study offers effective solutions to the problem of nuclear proliferation in developing countries