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Geopolitics in Antarctica: Views from the Southern Oceanic Rim

Series: Polar Research Series

By: Klaus J Dodds

252 pages, Maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71762 | ISBN: 0471969923
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About this book

Recent controversies over the political and environmental management of the Antarctic has meant that it remains an important global issue for the 1990s. This book is a critical examination of the geopolitical and geographical perspectives on the Antarctic (including the Southern Oceans and Antarctic Treaty Area) adopted by various `Southern' states such as Argentina, Australia, Chile, India, Malaysia, New Zealand and South Africa.


Contents

Introduction: The Southern Oceanic Rim States and Antarctica. Critical Geopolitics and Geo-Graphing of Antarctica. Argentina and Antartida Argentina. Australia and Australian Antarctic Territory. Chile and Territorio Chileno Ant?rtico. India and the Antarctic. New Zealand and the Ross Dependency. South Africa and the Antarctic. Conclusions and the Future of Antarctica. References. Index.

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