Dangerous Trade

Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Jennifer L. Erickson

Columbia University Press

Dangerous Trade

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Pub Date: May 2015

ISBN: 9780231170963

288 Pages

Format: Hardcover

List Price: $60.00£49.95

Pub Date: May 2015

ISBN: 9780231539036

288 Pages

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List Price: $59.99£49.95

Dangerous Trade

Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation

Jennifer L. Erickson

Columbia University Press

Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
1. Introduction and Overview
2. "Responsible" Arms Transfer Policy and the Politics of Social Reputation
3. History and Contemporary Trends in Conventional Arms Export Controls
4. Explaining Commitment: International Reputation and "Responsible" Arms Transfer Policy
5. Explaining Compliance: Domestic Reputation and Arms Trade Scandal
6. Conclusions and Implications
Appendix A. Multilateral Conventional Arms Control in the Twentieth Century
Appendix B. Data Sources and Coding
Appendix C. Full Statistical Results
Notes
References
Index

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About the Author

Jennifer L. Erickson is the White Family Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Boston College. She is also a faculty affiliate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University and previously held research affiliations with Dartmouth College, the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, and the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin. She received her Ph.D. in government from Cornell University.