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Future Security of the Global Arctic : State Policy, Economic Security and Climate (Hardcover)

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The post-Cold War Arctic has seen a transformation from military tension and a focus on national security to a concern for environmental and human security. As a result of this, the globalized Arctic has a high level of peace and stability, maintained by international cooperation between the Arctic states, northern indigenous peoples, sub-national governments and local actors. There has also been a shift from environmental protection to economic activities and, consequently, states easily trump other interests. Now, in the Arctic, these challenges require fresh thinking on a local and global scale. Regional wars, the 'war on terror', and economic crises have posed new threats to Northern security order.

Number of Pages: 141.0
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Government / International, Globalization, Political Freedom / International Security
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Language: English
Street Date: November 12, 2015
TCIN: 50365468
UPC: 9781137468246
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-2265

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