Arctic Triumph Northern Innovation and Persistence

This book approaches the challenges the Arctic has faced and is facing through a lens of opportunity. Through pinpointed examples from and dealing with the Circumpolar North, the Arctic is depicted as a region where people and peoples have managed to endure despite significant challenges at hand. Th...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sellheim, Nikolas (Editor), Zaika, Yulia V. (Editor), Kelman, Ilan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
Series:Springer Polar Sciences
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. A Light at the End of the Arctic Tunnel? Introducing a Triumphant Discourse on Arctic Scholarship (Nikolas Sellheim, Yulia Zaika & Ilan Kelman)
  • Part I: Narrating Arctic Indigenous Fantasies
  • Chapter 2. Narrating Indigeneity in the Arctic: Scripts of Disaster Resilience versus the Poetics of Autonomy (Julian Reid)
  • Chapter 3. European Fantasy of the Arctic Region and the Rise of Indigenous Sámi Voices in the Global Arena (Reetta Toivanen)
  • Part II: From Homestead to Homeland
  • Chapter 4. Cultural Heritage, or How Bad News Can also be Good (Susan Barr)
  • Chapter 5. Rehabilitation of the Northern Home: A Multigenerational Pathway (Yulia Zaika)
  • Part III: Making Rights Work
  • Chapter 6. Compensation for Impact of Industrial Projects in Russia to Indigenous Peoples of the North (Tuyara N. Gavrilyeva, Natalia Yakovleva, Sardana I. Boyakova & Raisa I.Bochoeva)
  • Chapter 7. The Arctic Council and the Advancement of Indigenous Rights (Nikolas Sellheim)
  • Part IV: Risky Business with a Silver Lining
  • Chapter 8. Not All Black and White: The Environmental Dimension of Arctic Exploration (Nadia French)
  • Chapter 9. Arctic Disaster Risk Reduction and Response as Triumph? (Patrizia Duda & Ilan Kelman)
  • Chapter 10. Triumphant Geopolitics? Making Space of and for Arctic Geopolitics in the Arctic Ocean (Klaus Dodds & Chih Yuan Woon)
  • Chapter 11. Fostering US-Russia Cooperation in the Arctic through Disaster Diplomacy Efforts (Yekaterina Y. Kontar)