The Resource Insurgent Intellectual : essays in honour of Professor Desmond Ball, edited by Brendan Taylor, Nicholas Farrely, Sheryn Lee

Insurgent Intellectual : essays in honour of Professor Desmond Ball, edited by Brendan Taylor, Nicholas Farrely, Sheryn Lee

Label
Insurgent Intellectual : essays in honour of Professor Desmond Ball
Title
Insurgent Intellectual
Title remainder
essays in honour of Professor Desmond Ball
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brendan Taylor, Nicholas Farrely, Sheryn Lee
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With a distinguished career spanning more than four decades, Professor Desmond Ball is one of the world's greatest scholars of strategy and defence, Australia's home-grown giant. In this collection of essays, leading political, media and academic figures, including former United States President Jimmy Carter, pay tribute to his remarkable contributions. From a base at the Australian National University in Canberra, Professor Ball has unflinchingly researched topics from Cold War nuclear strategy and the defence of Australia to spy scandals and Southeast Asian paramilitaries. His roaming intell
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
973.931
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6431 .T384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Insurgent Intellectual : essays in honour of Professor Desmond Ball, edited by Brendan Taylor, Nicholas Farrely, Sheryn Lee
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Introducing the insurgent intellectual by Brendan Taylor, Nicholas Farrelly and Sheryn Lee; 2. From the Beginning by Robert O'Neill; Global Strategy; 3. Nuclear war and crisis stability by Jimmy Carter; 4. Our first obligation by Brad Glosserman and Ralph Cossa; 5. Shining a light on the world's eavesdroppers by Jeffrey T. Richelson; 6. Controlling nuclear war by Robert Ayson; 7. Avoiding Armageddon by Ron Huisken; Asia-Pacific Security; 8. Challenging the establishment by Alexander Downer; 9. Rumblings in regional security architecture by Pauline Kerr
  • 10. Constructive criticism and Track 2 diplomacy by Brian L. Job and Anthony Milner11. Gazing down at the breakers by Euan Graham; 12. A regional arms race? by Tim Huxley; 13. Securing a new frontier in mainland Southeast Asia by Nicholas Farrelly; 14. "Big Brain" on the border by Phil Thornton; Australian Strategic and Defence Policy; 15. A national asset by Kim Beazley; 16. The defence of Australia by Ross Babbage and J.O. Langtry; 17. American bases in Australia revisited by Richard Tanter; 18. Cyber security and the online challenge by Gary Waters
  • 19. Pressing the issue by Hamish McDonaldBibliography; Photo plates
Control code
ocn829459996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814414647
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35358956
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829459996
  • iseas9814414646

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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