Arctic Euphoria and International High North Politics by Geir Hønneland PDF

By Geir Hønneland

ISBN-10: 9811060312

ISBN-13: 9789811060311

This pivot describes the ups and downs of Norwegian excessive North politics because the finish of the chilly struggle. It considers how political curiosity within the Arctic has been turning out to be speedily within the foreign group as states stake their declare to parts of the continental shelf within the Arctic Ocean, and specializes in Russia’s activities, because the Arctic country with the longest coastline and the one one outdoors NATO. the writer argues that one of the Western nations, Norway has the main huge adventure in tackling Russia within the Arctic, and the neighbourhood with the Russian endure consistently shapes overseas coverage, significantly in issues of safety, and the way overseas coverage issues are intertwined with monetary explanations, be that hopes of entry to the large Russian industry or to the oil and fuel fields at the Russian Arctic shelf. to accomplish the mixed aim of safeguard and enterprise, the Norwegian govt has frequently orchestrated “Arctic waves” to direct the eye of neighborhood, nationwide and overseas politicians and companies to the alleged possibilities of the North. during this ebook, the writer takes us via “the nice Barents Awakening” of the Nineteen Nineties, “the nice excessive North appeal” of the early 2000s and up to date years’ “Arctic wave” in Norwegian international policy. 

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