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Fueling Resistance: The Contentious Political Economy of Biofuels and Fracking

Kate J. Neville

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197535585
eISBN:
9780197535615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535585.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book explores how and why controversies over liquid biofuels (bioethanol and biodiesel) and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) unfolded in surprisingly similar ways in the Global North and South. ... More


The Unifying Mountain

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In the process of the making of building nation-state, numerous mountain ridges have been mobilized as "natural" borders between states. On the opposite, recent initiatives try to shift from this ... More


Last Best Wests

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Australia now had its ‘Last Best West’, and it was not the only one. Between the 1880s and the 1920s, the settler revolution boomed into the last viable frontiers of the Anglo newlands, from Western ... More


Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands

Andrew Stuhl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416649
eISBN:
9780226416786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416786.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Arctic is often imagined as a scene of unprecedented environmental and social transformations. Such conceptions conceal historical legacies that precede climate change and globalization in the ... More


California’s Yukon as Comic Space

Mark Sandberg

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Addressing location substitution in early silent comedies such as Mack Sennett’s Homemade Movies (1922) and Yukon Jake (1924) Buster Keaton’s The Frozen North (1922) and Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold ... More


Science-Based Grizzly Bear Conservation in a Co-Management Environment: The Kluane Region Case, Yukon

Douglas Clark, Linaya Workman, and D. Scott Slocombe

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The biological rationale for collaborative regional-scale grizzly bear conservation is now widely accepted. This approach was attempted in Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon Territory, Canada, ... More


Emissaries of a Dying Epoch

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes the author's efforts to study bison interactions with wolves, focusing on three geographical areas—those with wolves, those without, and those where bison were once ... More


The Archaeology of Dogs at the Precontact Site of Nunalleq, Western Alaska

Edouard Masson-MacLean, Ellen McManus-Fry, and Kate Britton

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historically and ethnographically dogs have played a prominent role in the lifeways and lifeworlds of many Arctic and sub-Arctic peoples, and are considered to be a vital aspect of adaptation to ... More


Fracking in the Yukon

Kate J. Neville

in Fueling Resistance: The Contentious Political Economy of Biofuels and Fracking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197535585
eISBN:
9780197535615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535585.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Presenting the book’s second empirical case study, this chapter examines resistance to fracking in Canada’s Yukon territory, considering the transnational political economy dynamics of local energy ... More


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