Knowledges, Resources and Legal Regimes
Edited by Richard C. Powell and Klaus Dodds
The polar regions (the Arctic and Antarctic) have enjoyed widespread public attention in recent years, as issues of conservation, sustainability, resource speculation and geopolitical manoeuvring have all garnered considerable international media interest. This critical collection of new and original papers – the first of its kind – offers a comprehensive exploration of these and other topics, consolidating the emergent field of polar geopolitics.
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- Polar Geopolitics?
- Chapter 1: Polar geopolitics
- Chapter 2: The polar regions and the law of the sea
- Chapter 3: Defining and recognizing the outer limits of the continental shelf in the polar regions
- Chapter 4: Re-justifying the Antarctic Treaty System for the 21st century: rights, expectations and global equity
- Chapter 5: Adapting governance and regulation of the marine Arctic
- Chapter 6: We have proved it, the Arctic is ours': resources, security and strategy in the Russian Arctic
- Chapter 7: Maintaining hegemony at a distance: ambivalence in US Arctic policy
- Chapter 8: Securing' geography: framings, logics and strategies in the Norwegian high north
- Chapter 9: The reluctant Arctic citizen: Sweden and the North
- Chapter 10: China, Canada and framings of Arctic geopolitics
- Chapter 11: (Re)Assembling Britain's 'Arctic'
- Chapter 12: Connecting southern frontiers: Argentina, the South West Atlantic and 'Argentine Antarctic Territory'
- Chapter 13: Militant geography and frontier vigilantism: Australia, 'Australian Antarctic Territory' and the 'southern flank'
- Chapter 14: Northern geopolitics: actors, interests and processes in the circumpolar Arctic
- Chapter 15: Making sense of contemporary Greenland: indigeneity, resources and sovereignty
- Chapter 16: Pipeline politics in northwest Canada
- Chapter 17: Narratives, bureaucracies and indigenous legal orders: resource governance in Finnish Lapland
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