By Geir Hønneland
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.
Read or Download Arctic Euphoria and International High North Politics PDF
Best international affairs books
In Reluctant Crusaders, Colin Dueck examines styles of swap and continuity in American overseas coverage method by way of 4 significant turning issues: the classes following international conflict I, international warfare II, the chilly conflict, and the 11th of September terrorist assaults. He indicates how American cultural assumptions relating to liberal international coverage pursuits, including foreign pressures, have acted to push and pull U.
Political strength and monetary Inequality deals a balanced comparative research of globally source of revenue inequality. Charles F. Andrain explores the ways in which govt associations, political events, deepest companies, exertions unions, and protest events effect public courses. How do those enterprises mobilize assets in order that their personal tastes develop into govt judgements?
This quantity positive aspects updated experiences of local integration efforts in all significant elements of the realm, particularly North the USA, South the USA, and East Asia. Comparisons are drawn among those efforts and people made within the european, the place integration has stepped forward a lot extra. The e-book asks: what explains the difference in achievements?
Asia is challenged through a couple of non-traditional protection matters together with the nutrition? power? water nexus, weather swap, transnational crime, terrorism, catastrophe aid and fiscal functionality. This quantity categorizes and clarifies a few key rising matters within the region and appears at their interconnectedness and implications.
- L'Europa que han fet fracassar: El centralisme dEstat contra la Unió Europea (Catalan Edition)
- Governing Regional Integration for Development: Monitoring Experiences, Methods and Prospects (The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series)
- The Evolution of Strategy
- China's Naval Expansion and Asia's Response
- The Anatomy of a Deception: A Reconstruction and Analysis of the Decision to Invade Iraq
Extra resources for Arctic Euphoria and International High North Politics
Arctic Euphoria and International High North Politics by Geir Hønneland