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Title Arcticness : power and voice from the North / edited by Ilan Kelman.

Imprint London : UCL Press, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (181 pages)
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Contents 1. Editorial introduction: shall i compare thee to an arctic day (or night) -- Part 1. Arcticness emerging -- 2. Maintaining my Arcticness -- 3. conversations in the dark -- Poem: Tracking the Arctic -- 4. Radar observations of Arctic ice -- 5. Arcticness: In the making of the beholder -- Part 2. Arcticness Living -- 6. Arcticness insights -- 7. Reindeer herding in a changing world -- Poem: Aurora -- 8. Energy justice: a new framework for examining Arcticness in the context of energy infrastructure development -- 9. Understanding Arcticness: comparing resource frontier narratives in the Arctic and East Africa -- 10. Scopes and limits of 'Arcticness': Arctic livelihoods, marine mammals and the law -- Part 3. Arcticness futures -- 11. Continental divide: Shifting Canadian and Russian Arcticness -- 12. Imagining the future: local perceptions of Arctic extractive projects that didn't happen -- 13. Editorial conclusion: Arcticness, outside the Arctic.
Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface -- 'Arcticness and change'; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of figures; List of contributors; 1 Editorial Introduction: Shall I compare thee to an Arctic day (or night)?; Arcticness as a home; Arcticness as a book; Arcticness as a context; PART 1 Arcticness Emerging; 2 Maintaining my Arcticness; 3 Conversations in the Dark; Tracking the Arctic; Background; Rationale; 4 Radar observations of Arctic ice; Background; Radar observation methods; Satellite radar; Airborne radar; Ground-based radar; Scientific examples of Arctic ice observations.
Satellite observations of Arctic sea ice thicknessAirborne radar; Ground-based radar at Store Glacier, West Greenland; Arctic science communication and outreach; The 'dos' and 'don'ts' of science communication; Outreach; Conclusions and outlook; 5 Arcticness: In the making of the beholder; PART 2 Arcticness Living; 6 Arcticness insights; The sounds of quiet; Isolation and togetherness; Meat we eat; The interconnectedness of characteristics and perspectives on quality of life in the Arctic; 7 Reindeer herding in a changing world -- a comparative analysis; Introduction.
Comparative aspects of land tenure privatisationLand tenure; A chronology of land tenure changes in Tibet and Norway; Fragmentation, privatisation and density dependence; Privatisation as a source of fragmentation; Density dependence and density independence; Discussion; Reduced mobility, intensification and degradation; The erosion of cooperative networks; Concluding remarks and future prospects; Acknowledgement; 8 Energy justice: A new framework for examining Arcticness in the context of energy infrastructure development; The energy justice framework; The framework.
Energy infrastructure development in the ArcticJustice and Arcticness in energy infrastructure development; Expanding justice in Arcticness -- a new role for the non-human; Implications: energy justice and 'frames' of Arcticness; 9 Understanding Arcticness: Comparing resource frontier narratives in the Arctic and East Africa; Introduction; Background; Materiality; Global interest; Governance; Community; Conclusion; 10 Scopes and limits of 'Arcticness': Arctic livelihoods, marine mammals and the law; Introduction; Arctic peoples in international legal regimes -- the case of marine mammal hunting.
Arctic livelihoods as a legal construct'Arcticness' in other legal contexts; Conclusion; PART 3 Arcticness Futures; 11 Continental divide: Shifting Canadian and Russian Arcticness; Introduction; Canadian Arctic; Political change; Changing demography; The changing state of knowledge; Russian Arctic; Political change; Development and demography; The changing state of knowledge; Differences and similarities between the Canadian and Russian Arctic regions; Learning from the continent-bound Arcticness; 12 Imagining the future: Local perceptions of Arctic extractive projects that didn't happen.
Summary Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world - or so we are told. But what about the views, interests, and needs of the peoples who live in the region? What about the myriad of other factors affecting the Arctic and its peoples? This book explores opportunities and limitations in engaging with the Arctic under change, and the Arctic peoples experiencing the change, through the lens of understanding Arcticness: what the Arctic means to Arctic peoples socially and physically. The chapters bring together a variety of disciplines, such as law, politics,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Arctic peoples.
Arctic regions -- Civilization.
Arctic regions -- Relations.
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science.
Arctic peoples. (OCoLC)fst00814147
Civilization. (OCoLC)fst00862898
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
Arctic Regions. (OCoLC)fst01240227
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Kelman, Ilan.
Other Form: Print version: Kelman, Ilan. Arcticness : Power and Voice from the North. London : UCL Press, 2017 9781787350151
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Standard No. AU@ 000060626775
GBVCP 1008668702
UKMGB 018410722

 
    
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