The GlobalArctic Handbook

  • Matthias Finger
  • Lassi Heininen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Matthias Finger, Lassi Heininen
    Pages 1-7
  3. Markus Kröger
    Pages 27-43
  4. Andrey Krivorotov, Matthias Finger
    Pages 45-62
  5. Soile Veijola, Hannah Strauss-Mazzullo
    Pages 63-81
  6. Hayley Hesseln
    Pages 101-123
  7. Valery Konyshev, Alexander Sergunin
    Pages 171-195
  8. Alexander Sergunin
    Pages 269-287

About this book


This book offers a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the Arctic in the era of globalization, or as it is referred to here, the ‘GlobalArctic’. It provides an overview of the current status of the Arctic as a result of global change, while also considering the changes in the Arctic that have a global effect. 

It positions the Arctic within a broad international context, it addresses four main themes are discussed: economics and resources; environment and earth system dynamics; peoples and cultures; and geopolitics and governance. Gathering together expert authors and building on long-term research activities, it serves as a valuable reference for future research endeavors.


Globalization of the Arctic Geopolitics and governance in the Arctic Environmental conflicts and resource sustainability Technilogical change within the Circumpolar North Security webs within the global Arctic

Editors and affiliations

  • Matthias Finger
    • 1
  • Lassi Heininen
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Technology and Public PolicyÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of LaplandRovaniemiFinland

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