Readership: Students on courses which include study of the Polar Regions: environmental studies, geography, law, international politics.
Klaus Dodds, Royal Holloway, University of London
Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London and a Visiting Fellow at St Cross College, University of Oxford. He is editor of The Geographical Journal and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He is the author and editor of a number of books including the Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2007). He was a visiting fellow at Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury and has worked with national and international polar organizations including British Antarctic Survey, Antarctica New Zealand, International
Polar Foundation, and the Australian Antarctic Division. He has visited the Antarctic on four occasions including sub-Antarctic islands such as South Georgia and South Orkneys.
"The book's focus is very good and I think that many of my colleagues could benefit from reading it. On that basis, I would recommend it." - Mark Brandon, Geographical
1: Defining the Antarctic
2: Discovering the Antarctic
3: Claiming and negotiating the Antarctic
4: Governing the Antarctic
5: Doing Antarctic science
6: Exploiting and protecting the Antarctic