The GlobalArctic Handbook

Editors: Finger, Matthias, Heininen, Lassi (Eds.)

  • Uniquely positions the Arctic within a broad global context 
  • Offers a systematic overview of the ‘GlobalArctic’
  • Presents expert knowledge on economics, environment, peoples and cultures, geopolitics and governance
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This book offers a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the Arctic in the era of globalization, or as it is referred to here, the ‘GlobalArctic’. It provides an overview of the current status of the Arctic as a result of global change, while also considering the changes in the Arctic that have a global effect. 

It positions the Arctic within a broad international context, it addresses four main themes are discussed: economics and resources; environment and earth system dynamics; peoples and cultures; and geopolitics and governance. Gathering together expert authors and building on long-term research activities, it serves as a valuable reference for future research endeavors.

About the authors

Matthias P. Finger received a PhD in Education in 1986 and a PhD in Political Science in 1988, both from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He was an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, an Associate Professor at Columbia University, a Full Professor at the Swiss Graduate Institute of Public Administration and, since 2002, he has been a Full Professor and Chair at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. Professor Finger’s achievements in research, teaching, and service are considerable. 

Dr. Lassi Heininen is a Professor of Arctic Politics at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland (Finland). His other academic positions include Adjunct Professor (Docent) at the University of Oulu (Finland) and Trent University (Ontario, Canada), Visiting Professor at the University of Akureyri (Iceland), and Director of the International Summer School in Karelia at Petrozavodsk State University (Russia). He is also Chairman of Calotte Academy and the Northern Research Forum’s Steering Committee, Head of the Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security Studies (a joint TN between NRF and UArctic), and the Editor of the Arctic Yearbook, an international, peer-reviewed online publication.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Finger, Matthias (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Perceiving Dignity, Needs and Rights: Seal Hunting Communities and International Human Rights Standards

    Sellheim, Nikolas

    Pages 9-26

  • The Global Land Rush and the Arctic

    Kröger, Markus

    Pages 27-43

  • State-Owned Enterprises in the Arctic

    Krivorotov, Andrey (et al.)

    Pages 45-62

  • Tourism at the Crossroads of Contesting Paradigms of Arctic Development

    Veijola, Soile (et al.)

    Pages 63-81

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-91995-9
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-91994-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The GlobalArctic Handbook
Editors
  • Matthias Finger
  • Lassi Heininen
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-91995-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-91995-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-91994-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 306
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
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