This course will introduce students to the important structures and forces affecting the sustainability of circumpolar communities. Students will deal with the population trends in the circumpolar region, natural resource use and the economies of these communities, and economic ownership.
This course will provide students with an appreciation of the main challenges confronting the peoples and communities of the world's northern regions. As such it will be beneficial to students attempting to better understand the current questions facing the north as well as to those planning to pursue advanced studies about the region
|Academic level(s)||Bachelor, Other|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Institution||UiT The Arctic University of Norway|
|Fields of study||Humanities (broad programmes)Sociology and cultural studies|
|Tags||indigenouscircumpolarsustainabilitycircumpolar studiesnatural resourcesindigenous peoplepopulation trendscommunitieslocal economiesownership|