Protecting the Arctic: Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Survival

Protecting the Arctic: Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Survival

by Mark Nuttall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 9057023547

ISBN-13: 9789057023545

Pub. Date: 10/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Protecting the Arctic explores some of the ways in which indigenous peoples have taken political action regarding Arctic environmental and sustainable development issues, and investigates the involvement of indigenous peoples in international environmental policy- making. Nuttall illustrates how indigenous peoples make claims that their own forms of resource

Overview

Protecting the Arctic explores some of the ways in which indigenous peoples have taken political action regarding Arctic environmental and sustainable development issues, and investigates the involvement of indigenous peoples in international environmental policy- making. Nuttall illustrates how indigenous peoples make claims that their own forms of resource management not only have relevance in an Arctic regional context, but provide models for the inclusion of indigenous values and environmental knowledge in the design, negotiation and implementation of global environmental policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057023545
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Series:
Studies in Environmental Anthropology Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Indigenous Peoples and the Arctic Environment
Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development
Sustaining Environmental Co-operation
Ways of Knowing, Ways of Acting: The Claim for Indigenous Environmental Knowledge
Hunting and the Right to Development: The Case of Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling
Cultural Preservation Through Cultural Presentation: Indigenous Peoples and Arctic Tourism
Constructing Indigenous Environmentalism
Afterword: Cultural Survival and Cultural Diversity

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