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Author Tamnes, Rolf.

Title Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic : Regional dynamics in a global world
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (199 pages)
Series Routledge Global Security Studies
Routledge global security studies.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Editors' preface; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The geopolitics of the Arctic in historical perspective; 3 The legal-political regime in the Arctic; 4 Interstate relations: the complexities of Arctic politics; 5 Arctic petroleum resources in a regional and global perspective; 6 International environmental governance and Arctic security; 7 Armed forces and security challenges in the Arctic; 8 Conclusion; Index
Notes Written by a group of leading experts on Artic affairs, this book offers a historically informed and comprehensive study of the geopolitics and security challenges of the Arctic. The key aim of the work is to identify the conditions for cooperation, stability and peace in the Arctic and to reach beyond simple description and expectation in order to explore in depth some of the main factors that will determine the future of international relations in the region. Furthermore, it addresses key topics such as the geopolitical significance of the Arctic and the importance of oil an
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Subject Geopolitics -- Arctic regions
Political geography.
Security, International -- Arctic regions
Diplomatic relations.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
Political geography.
Security, International.
Arctic regions -- Foreign relations
Arctic Regions.
Form Electronic book
Author Offerdal, Kristine.
ISBN 1317801598