Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point by Subhankar Banerjee

By Subhankar Banerjee

"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it exhibits how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the locations the place so much folks live. In this impassioned booklet, Banerjee shows a scenario so severe that it has created a move, the place 'voices of resistance are accumulating, have become louder and louder.' could his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The weather changes that are coming have hit quickly and hard in the Arctic, and their consequences may be starkest there."–Ian Frazier, The ny overview of Books

A pristine atmosphere of ecological richness and biodiversity. domestic to generations of indigenous humans for hundreds of thousands of years. the site of substantial amounts of oil, usual fuel and coal. mostly uninhabited and lengthy on the margins of worldwide affairs, within the final decade Arctic Alaska has speedy turn into the main contested land in fresh US history. 

World-renowned photographer, author, and activist Subhankar Banerjee brings jointly first-person narratives from greater than thirty in demand activists, writers, and researchers who deal with problems with weather swap, source battle, and human rights with attractive urgency and groundbreaking study. From Gwich'in activist Sarah James's impassioned allure, "We Are those who've every thing to Lose," through the UN weather convention in Copenhagen in 2009 to an unique piece via acclaimed historian Dan O'Neill approximately his contemporary journeys to the Yukon apartments fish camps, Arctic Voices is a window right into a outstanding region.

Other members contain Seth Kantner, Velma Wallis, Nick Jans, Debbie Miller, Andri Snaer Magnason, George Schaller, George Archibald, Cindy Shogan, and Peter Matthiessen.

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Mixed-methods designs usually result in compelling evidence that (1) deliberate thinking strategies that informants describe in interviews differ substantially from tacit (implicit) thinking strategies and from actual (implemented) strategies observed and (2) emotions among participants usually run high for specific process steps that are occurring in the firm. For example, reports of disagreement and anger relating to specific personal relationships and events are relevant to the success and failure of adopting superior new technologies and other processes in organizational behavior; data collection via postal surveys rarely capture the nitty–gritty dramatic dynamics of the emotions of process participants.

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