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The Power of the Space Club

The Power of the Space Club (Hardback)

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Why do nation states choose to develop national space programs? How can they justify national efforts to acquire capabilities by arguing for membership of the space club? This book provides a unique perspective of the past, current and future of space exploration and technological development in world politics. A country that sees itself as a power deserving of a seat at the table of world governance is expected to race for space. Based on a rich and detailed analysis of a range of space programs of states which are not usually at the focus of world politics and its research, the author shows that joining the space club is a legitimate and rational decision. The book provides a different way of looking at international relations, through a relatively under-studied area of policy - the space club.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsInternational institutionsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryTechnicalOther technologies & applied sciencesSpace science Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 20/07/2017 ISBN-13: 9781107194496  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Deganit Paikowsky holds a PhD in political science from Tel Aviv University. She is a senior researcher at the Yuval Neeman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security at Tel Aviv University as well as a research associate at the George Washington University Space Policy Institute.

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