Daily Readings

All readings are either linked below or can be found in MySchool. - Nadine

Wednesday, 21 March 2012 – Introduction to the Arctic & Key Concepts
Fraser, N. (2009). Scales of justice: Reimaging political space in a globalizing world. Columbia University Press: New York, (pgs. 1-29).

Saul, J. R. (2008). A fair country: Telling truths about Canada. Toronto, ON: Penguin Group. (pgs. 285-302).

Thursday, 22 March 2012 – Climate Change & Human Rights
Inuit Circumpolar Council. (7 December 2005). Inuit petition Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to oppose climate change caused by the United States of America [Press release]. Retrieved from http://inuitcircumpolar.com/index.php?ID=316&Lang=En

Earthjustice. (7 December 2005). Petition to the Inter American Commission on Human Rights Violations resulting from global warming caused by the United States, summary. Retrieved from http://earthjustice.org/sites/default/files/library/legal_docs/summary-of-inuit-petition-to-inter-american-council-on-human-rights.pdf

Earthjustice. (1 March 2007). Nobel Prize nominee testifies about global warming [Press release]. Retrieved from http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2007/nobel-prize-nominee-testifies-about-global-warming

Tady, M. (5 March 2007). Is U.S. global warming pollution violating human rights law? AlterNet. Retrieved from http://www.alternet.org/environment/48820?page=2

Inuit Circumpolar Council. (March 2008). The sea ice is our highway: An Inuit perspective on transportation in the Arctic. Retrieved from http://inuitcircumpolar.com/index.php?ID=439&Lang=En

Friday, 23 March 2012 – Arctic Marine Space & Transport
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment. (2009). Arctic marine shipping assessment 2009 report. Arctic Council. Retrieved from http://www.pame.is/index.php/amsa-2009-report

Monday, 26 March 2012 – Arctic Council, Permanent Participants & Arctic Policies
Keskitalo, C. (2007). International region-building: Development of the Arctic as an international region. Cooperation and Conflict 42(2): 187-205. Doi: 10.1177/0010836707076689

Young, O. (2009). The Arctic in play: Governance in a time of rapid change. The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 24: 423-442.

Tuesday, 27 March 2012 – Indigenous Political Mobilization & the Inuit Circumpolar Council
Shadian, J. (2010). From states to polities: Reconceptualizing sovereignty through Inuit governance. European Journal of International Relations, 16(3), 485-510. doi: 10.1177/1354066109346887

Wilson, G. N. & H. A. Smith. (2011). The Inuit Circumpolar Council in an era of global and local change. International Journal, 66(4), 909-921. Retrieved from ProQuest.

Irwin, M. (2009 Winter). Stewards: Inuit assertion on Arctic sovereignty. Inuktitut, 106, 27-37.

Inuit Circumpolar Council. (2009). Circumpolar Inuit declaration on sovereignty in the Arctic. Retrieved from http://www.itk.ca/page/circumpolar-inuit-declaration-arctic-sovereignty

Inuit Circumpolar Council. (28 April 2011). Circumpolar Inuit declaration on resource development principles in Inuit Nunaat. Retrieved from http://inuitcircumpolar.com/section.php?ID=25&Lang=En&Nav=Section

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 – Guest Lecture
Fontaine, P. (2010). A living instrument. In J. Hartley, P. Joffe, & J. Preston (Eds.), Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Triumph, hope, and action (8-11). Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing Ltd.

Abele, F. & T. Rodon. (2007). Inuit diplomacy in the global era: The Strengths of Multilateral Internationalism. Canadian Foreign Policy 13(3): 45-63. Retrieved on ProQuest.

Koivurova, Timo. (2010). “Sovereign states and self-determining peoples: Carving out a place for transnational indigenous peoples in a world of sovereign states.” International Community Law Review, 12, 191-212. doi: 10.1163/187197310X498598.

Thursday, 29 March 2012 – Canadian Inuit & the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
No reading assignment – prepare your presentation and paper!

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