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An Urban Future for Sápmi?
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Mikkel Berg-Nordlie, Astri Dankertsen, Marte Winsvold
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-14 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Presenting the political and cultural processes that occur within the indigenous Sámi people of North Europe as they undergo urbanization, this book examines how they have retained their sense of history and culture in this new setting. The book presents data and analysis on subjects such as indigenous urbanization history,
The Sámi World
Language: en
Pages: 620
Authors: Sanna Valkonen, Áile Aikio, Saara Alakorva, Sigga-Marja Magga
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-06 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book provides a comprehensive and multifaceted analysis of the Sámi society and its histories and people, offering valuable insights into how they live and see the world. The chapters examine a variety of social and cultural practices, and consideration is given to environment, legal and political conditions and power
Risky Futures
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Olga Ulturgasheva, Barbara Bodenhorn
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-08-12 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

The volume examines complex intersections of environmental conditions, geopolitical tensions and local innovative reactions characterising ‘the Arctic’ in the early twenty-first century. What happens in the region (such as permafrost thaw or methane release) not only sweeps rapidly through local ecosystems but also has profound global implications. Bringing together a
Arctic Abstractive Industry
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Arthur Mason
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-08 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Through diverse engagements with natural resource extraction and ecological vulnerability in the contemporary Arctic, contributors to this volume apprehend Arctic resource regimes through the concept of abstraction. Abstraction refers to the creation of new material substances and cultural values by detaching parts from existing substances and values. The abstractive process
Family Life in Transition
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Johanna Hiitola, Kati Turtiainen, Sabine Gruber, Marja Tiilikainen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-26 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume examines the ways in which bordering practices influence the everyday lives of racialized parents in the changing welfare states of Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Focusing on the need to negotiate, adjust, and reconcile family life, parenthood and parenting practices in the face of national, material, ideological, cultural,