© 2007

Arming Conflict

The Proliferation of Small Arms


Part of the Global Issues Series book series (GLOISS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Weapons Spread

  3. The Global Level: Global Markets and Dynamic Structures of SALW Spread

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
  4. The Regional Level: The Neglected Dimension

  5. The Conflict-Complex Level and Arming Patterns

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 249-277

About this book


This book argues that the arming of conflict is complexly structured and highly dynamic. It uncovers and describes the construction and interaction of structures and dynamics at global and regional levels, which shape the arming patterns of both state and non-state actors.


conflict conflicts dynamics interaction networks Proliferation state weapons

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for International Cooperation and Security, Department of Peace StudiesUniversity of BradfordUK

About the authors

MIKE BOURNE is Research Fellow at the Centre for International Cooperation and Security, Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, UK. His research interests focus on security and conflict issues, including small arms proliferation and policy responses.

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