Mathieu Landriault, Andrew Chater, Elana Wilson Rowe, P. Whitney Lackenbauer
November 25, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 160 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367280772 - CAT# 314027
Series: The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series
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This book examines emerging forms of governance in the Arctic region, exploring how different types of state and non-state actors promote and support rules and standards.
The authors argue that confining our understandings of Arctic governance to Arctic states and a focus on the Arctic Council as the primary site of circumpolar governance provides an incomplete picture. Instead, they embrace the complexity of governance in the Arctic by systematically analyzing and comparing the position, interventions, and influence of different actor groups seeking to shape Arctic political and economic outcomes in multiple sites of Arctic politics, both formal and informal.This book assesses the potential that sub-national governments, corporations, civil society organizations, Indigenous peoples and non-Arctic states possess to develop norms and standards to ensure a stable, rule-based Arctic region.
It will be of interest to all scholars and students working in the fields of Arctic Sovereignty, Security Studies, Global Governance and International Political Economy.
Chapter 1 –Arctic States and Regional Governance
Chapter 2 - Regional Governance of Arctic Ocean: The Arctic-Five (A5) and the Arctic 5+5
Chapter 3 - From international to regional: Sub-national units in Arctic governance
Chapter 4 - Civil Society in Arctic Governance: Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations, Observers, and Arctic Residents
Chapter 5 - Private Sector Actors and Arctic Governance
Conclusion - Governing Complexity in the Arctic: Past, Present, Future