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Finding Gender in the Arctic: A Call to Intersectionality and Diverse Methods
(Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2017-06-16)
The following chapter examines multiple aspects of including gender perspectives in Arctic research. In the chapter I discuss the definition and understanding of the concept of gender, and then move to the concept of “intersectionality” which recognizes the important linkages between multiple identities of gender, race, ethnicity, class, age, and other social categories. I ...
Arctic Exceptionalism’ or ‘comprehensive security’? Understanding security in the Arctic
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2019-11-12)
Since Mikhail Gorbachev’s icebreaking Murmansk speech in 1987, the Arctic has been considered to be an “exceptional” region of peace and cooperation in security studies. While acknowledging the relevance of this narrative, this article nevertheless argues the “Arctic exceptionalism” narrative is insufficient for understanding the complex security situation in the region. The lens of comprehensive ...
Niches of agency: managing state-region relations through law in Russia
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-09)
State-region relations involve negotiations over the power to (re)-constitute local spaces. While in federal states, power-sharing ostensibly gives regions a role over many space-making decisions, power asymmetries affect this role. Where centralization trends may erode regional agency, law can provide an important tool by which regions can assert influence. We examine a case where, in response to ...
Trust, Distrust, and Security: An Untrustworthy Immigrant in a Trusting Community
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2019-09-15)
In security studies, there is an unquestioned assumption of a linear link between trust and security. However, such an assumption neglects complex identity dynamics that can be involved in trust‐building discourses for engendering security. There needs to be greater examination into what is meant by trust, and upon what, and whom, and how the politics of identity works in social trust building and ...