This significant collection surveys 41 pioneering and influential articles in the field of environmental politics. It maps the historical trends and current research directions, revealing the most important debates and findings in this energetic area of scholarship. Themes covered include international agreements and state negotiations, global governance, government policymaking, environmental security, the world economy, consumption, civil society and knowledge and justice.
The Arctic ice cap is melting and scientists are uncertain about how this will affect ecosystems. At the same time, the Arctic is the object of heated political discussion. Who shall extract the oil when the ice disappears? How are marine delimitation lines established? Who will control the new sea routes that are opening up? Who actually owns the Arctic? This research review by a leading academic in the field, brings together some of the most authoritative journal articles on Arctic politics published since the end of the Cold War. The articles discuss circumpolar and regional Arctic governance, including the claim that a ‘scramble for the Arctic’ is underway.
Helen V. Milner and Dustin Tingley
Foreign aid remains a crucial policy tool of donor countries, and many countries throughout the world have been or continue to be recipients of aid. In this research review, Professor Milner and Professor Tingley bring together the key published articles from a variety of disciplines which explore and elucidate the geopolitics of foreign aid. The research review investigates the motivations for giving aid, the politics surrounding aid for donors and recipients, the role of international institutions and military aid.