International politics of the Arctic : coming in from the cold / Peter Hough.

Hough, Peter, 1967-, author.
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
1 online resource (174 p.)
Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
Routledge advances in international relations and global politics ; 105
Routledge advances in international relations and global politics ; 105

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Geopolitics -- Arctic regions.
Political geography -- Arctic regions.
Arctic regions -- International cooperation.
Arctic regions -- International status.
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This book offers a wide-ranging account of the emerging issues of international politics in the Arctic, and the emerging Geopolitical debates that surround the region.In this thorough but accessible book covering environmental issues, the author examines the Geopolitics of emerging land and resource disputes and the rise of both nationalist and pan-Arctic movements in the region. Whereas existing literature on the politics of the Arctic tends to focus either on the environment or on Geopolitical interests, this book considers both of these themes in addition to the politics of
Cover; International Politics of the Arctic; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 The international political wilderness; Introduction; What is the Arctic?; A history of the Arctic in international affairs; The Arctic and International Relations theory; 2 Imperialism: the last great territorial scramble?; Introduction; Frozen assets: the geopolitics of Arctic resources; Going over the top: new sea routes; High North, high politics; Sovereignty in international law and relations: a rejoinder; Territorial land disputes in the Arctic
'Ice and a slice': territorial waters disputes in the Arctic The cooler reality of Arctic geopolitics; Conclusions; 3 Globalization: environmental change and human security in the Arctic; Introduction; Environmental change in the Arctic; Warming; Pollution; Biodiversity; Resource depletion/management; Globalization, health and human security in the Arctic; The regional governance of environmental change and human security; 4 Decolonization: 'the cold wind of change'; Introduction; The Sami; Denmark: Greenland; United States: Alaska; Canada; Russia: Siberia
Arctic peoples, globalization and the redefining of sovereignty 5 Intergovernmental cooperation: the top table; Introduction; Intergovernmental organizations and international regimes in the Arctic; IR theory and Arctic intergovernmental cooperation; Conclusions; 6 Non-governmental cooperation: the rise and significance of transnational solidarity amongst the indigenous peoples and scientists of the Arctic; Introduction; Transnational politics in international relations; The Inuit Circumpolar Council; International scientific cooperation in the Arctic; Conclusions
7 Conclusions: coming in from the cold Bibliography; Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Electronic reproduction. Santa Fe, Arg.: elibro, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to eLibro affiliated libraries.
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10.4324/9780203496640 doi