The Politics of Arctic Sovereignty: Oil, Ice, and Inuit by Jessica M. Shadian

By Jessica M. Shadian

Interest in Arctic politics is at the upward thrust. whereas fresh money owed of the subject position a lot emphasis on weather swap or a brand new geopolitics of the sector, the historical past of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and Arctic politics reaches again a lot extra in time.

Drawing out the advanced courting among family, Arctic, foreign and transnational Inuit politics, this e-book is the 1st in-depth account of the political heritage of the ICC. It recognises the politics of Inuit and the Arctic as longstanding and complex parts of diplomacy. starting with eu exploration of the zone and concluding with contemporary debates over possession of the Arctic, the booklet unfolds the background of a polity that has triumph over colonization and tried assimilation to become a political actor which has inspired either Artic and international governance.

This e-book should be of robust curiosity to scholars and students of Arctic politics, indigenous affairs, IR concept and environmental politics.

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