Changing Trends in Antarctic Research (Environment & by A. Elzinga

By A. Elzinga

This booklet offers an replace at the speedily altering occasions surrounding the creation of an environmental defense regime in Antarctica. It takes up the old historical past, in addition to the position of technological know-how as a automobile for political motion. specifically it strains the shift of political agendas on the subject of Antarctica, and the adjustments this has wrought in learn instructions. The publication brings jointly discussions from a symposium held on the collage of G?teborg in Sweden, the place a different interplay among scientists, learn directors and philosophers of technology homed in at the implications for technological know-how that movement from the shift in the direction of an environmentalist concentration in Antarctica. it's argued that altering tendencies in Antarctic study needs to be understood bifocally, i.e. with reference either to political alterations and epistomological concerns. This areas the e-book squarely in varied discourses, one within the social reports of technology and know-how, with certain connection with technology coverage, and the opposite in environmental stories, with unique connection with Antarctica. A finished index is incorporated.

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Eds). Almqvistand Wikselllntemational, Stockholm, p. 191-220. 25. H. ). 1987. Antarctic Science. Cambridge University Press, p. 59. 26. Box 1 presents a condensation of material in I. Bohlin cited in note 4. 27. For a survey of the various fields of science that are spurred by jurisdictional, economic, military and othermotives, s^e Arctic Research in the UnitedStates 1, (Fall 1987) and 2 (Spring 1988). 28. The work behind this article has been made possible thanks to a grant from the Swedish Council for Planing and Coordination of Research (FRN).

AndElzinga, A. (eds). Almqvistand Wikselllntemational, Stockholm, p. 191-220. 25. H. ). 1987. Antarctic Science. Cambridge University Press, p. 59. 26. Box 1 presents a condensation of material in I. Bohlin cited in note 4. 27. For a survey of the various fields of science that are spurred by jurisdictional, economic, military and othermotives, s^e Arctic Research in the UnitedStates 1, (Fall 1987) and 2 (Spring 1988). 28. The work behind this article has been made possible thanks to a grant from the Swedish Council for Planing and Coordination of Research (FRN).

Even within a single country Arctic research issues may prove socially or politically sensitive. The research needed to resolve such domestic conflicts as impact of industrial development on Arctic environments, or the 21 HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES impact of western influences on native culture and subsistence lifestyles, cannot fail to stir strong political controversy in the Arctic communities most concemed"^^. In the Antarctic the relevance pressures are not so strong. Mission orientation there takes the form of a long-term targeting of basic research^^.

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