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Author Griffiths, Tom, 1957-

Title Australia and the Antarctic Treaty system : 50 years of influence / edited by Marcus Haward and Tom Griffiths
Published Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  341.290994 Haw/Aat  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 414 pages : illustrations, facsimile, color map, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents 'Our great frozen neighbour': Australia and Antarctica before the treaty, 1880-1945 -- Sovereignty -- Australia and the negotiation of the Antarctic treaty -- Law -- Already a special case? Australian Antartctic policy in the first decade of the Antarctic treaty -- Science -- Managing marine living resources, the 1970s-1990s -- Mapping -- Australia, the United Nations and the question of Antartctica -- Resources -- Mining and 'world park Antarctica', 1982-1991 -- Diplomacy -- The protocol in action, 1991-2010 -- Environment -- Australia's Antartctic future -- Culture
Summary The Antarctic Treaty, which is at the heart of the regime that covers the vast region of sea and land surrounding the South Pole, has been in force for 50 years. Australia and the Antarctic Treaty System examines Australia's crucial contribution, past and present, within the system of cooperative governance established by the Antarctic Treaty
Analysis Antarctic Region
Antarctic Treaty
Environmental management
Scientific research
Notes Colour maps on lining papers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available electronically
Subject Australia. Antarctic Division -- History.
Antarctic Treaty system -- History.
Antarctic Treaty system.
Antarctic Regions -- International status -- History.
Antarctic Regions -- International status.
Author Griffiths, Tom, 1957-
Haward, M. G. (Marcus G.)
ISBN 9781742232232 (hbk.)
Other Titles Australia and the Antarctic Treaty system : fifty years of influence