Studies in polar law ; volume 3. International Law E-Books Online, Collection 2020, ISBN ; 9789004419070.
"In the book Chinese Policy and Presence in the Arctic, Koivurova and Kopra (editors) offer a comprehensive account of China's evolving interests, policies and strategies in the Arctic region. Despite its lack of geography north of the Arctic Circle, China's presence in the High North is expected to grow in the coming years, which, in turn, is likely to speed up globalization in the region. This book brings together experts on China and the Arctic, each chapter contributing to a detailed overview of China's diplomatic, economic, environmental, scientific and strategic presence in the Arctic and its influence on regional affairs. The book is of interest to students, scholars and those dealing with China's foreign policy and Arctic affairs".
"As this book grew out of a project funded by the Finnish Government's Analysis, Assessment and Research Activities unit, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Finnish Prime Minister's Office ...". Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction to China's Arctic Engagement / Sanna Kopra and Timo Koivurova China's Rise in a Changing World / Marc Lanteigne, Timo Koivurova and Matti Nojonen China's Arctic Policy / Timo Koivurova, Sanna Kopra, Marc Lanteigne, Matti Nojonen, Malgorzata (Gosia) Smieszek and Adam Stepien China and Arctic Science / Malgorzata Smieszek, Timo Koivurova and Egill Thor Nielsson China, Climate Change and the Arctic Environment / Sanna Kopra, Karoliina Hurri, Liisa Kauppila, Adam Stepien and Yulia Yamineva China's Economic Presence in the Arctic : Realities, Expectations and Concerns / Adam Stepien, Liisa Kauppila, Sanna Kopra, Juha Käpylä, Marc Lanteigne, Harri Mikkola and Matti Nojonen Chinese-Finnish Economic Relations within the Arctic Context : Hopes and Disappointments / Adam Stepien, Timo Koivurova, Juha Käpylä, Harri Mikkola and Matti Nojonen Conclusion : China's Policy and Presence in the Arctic / Timo Koivurova, Sanna Kopra, Marc Lanteigne and Adam Stepien