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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Scramble for the poles.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Klaus Dodds; Mark Nuttall
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Title Page; Copyright; Preface; 1 Scrambling for the Extraordinary; Defining the Arctic and Antarctic; Scrambles and Scrambling the Arctic and Antarctic; Re-scrambling the Arctic and Antarctic; Notes; 2 Making and Remaking the Polar Regions; Drivers of Scrambles and Scrambling; Conclusion; 3 Under Ice and Snow; Going Beneath and Beyond: Thinking Volumetrically; Making the Ice and Snow Accessible and Legible; Subterranean Polar Geopolitics and the International Geophysical Year (1957-8); Sizing up the Antarctic Ice Sheet; Measuring the Polar Seabed; Toxic Legacies and Polar Futures; Conclusion. Notes4 Governing the Arctic and Antarctic; Making 'Global Antarctica'; Indigenous Homelands, Land Claims and Self-Government; Recognizing Land Rights and Rootedness: Examples from Canada; Making the 'Global Arctic'; Connected and Contested Polar Spaces; 5 New Resource Frontiers; Ghostly Geographies and the New Arctic; Resource Frontiers; The Arctic as a Hydrocarbon Province; Indigenous Peoples and Energy Development; Oil and Mineral Rights; Accelerating the Greenlandic Resource Frontier; Deferring or Delaying the Antarctic Frontier?; Conclusion: A Rush for Resources?; Notes. 6 Opening up the PolesThe Rise of the East; Remaking Asian-Arctic Geographies; Arctic Matter and Mobilities; Polar Orientalism and the Arctic; Polar Orientalism and the Antarctic; Managing Polar Orientalism; Conclusion; Notes; 7 Polar Demands and Demanding Polar Regions; Demanding Polar Geopolitics; Future Polar Demands; Notes; References; Index; End User License Agreement.|
|Responsibility:||Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall.|
Leading polar scholars Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall reveal the nuances in the scramble for the poles, as they are unveiled by the potent combination of climate change and enabling technologies in a