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Theorising Arctic hierarchies
Elana Wilson Rowe

post-​Cold War diplomacy, it seems that the division between globally ‘small’ or medium-​status states, such as the Nordic countries and Canada, still mattered. In a set of interviews carried out between 2007 and 2011 with diplomats from many Arctic states, Arctic governance participants (broadly construed) were asked who led, who followed and who mattered (Wilson Rowe, 2013b). Interviewees from the non-​great power states (Norway, Canada and Theorising Arctic hierarchies     69 Denmark/​Greenland) were unanimous in underlining the importance of the USA and Russia

in Arctic governance
Elana Wilson Rowe

cooperation and the Arctic Environment. (MFA, Finland, 2015: 3) Sweden’s statement highlights the more oblique way that most of the other Nordic countries addressed the question of broader issues in inter41 national relations between the countries gathered in Iqaluit: ‘there is no 42 Arctic governance Table 2  High-​level statements at the Iqaluit ministerial meeting Polity Addressed conflict? If yes, how? Finland Yes Noted strained international relations, and underlined importance of peace and cooperation in the Arctic. Denmark/​Greenland/​ Faroe Islands No

in Arctic governance
Arantza Gomez Arana

). In terms of enlargement, when it became a member of the EU in 1973, the UK came to the table with a very liberal view. In contrast, when the Iberian countries became members of the EU in 1986, Spain and Portugal came to the table advocating a more protectionist agenda (Woolcock 2005). This was further complicated when the Nordic countries became members of the EU in 1995, although this was somewhat neutralized when the EU enlarged further in 2004. More specifically, the countries that joined in 2004 tended to advocate a less liberal position compared to the Nordic

in The European Union's policy towards Mercosur:
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The management of migration between care and control
Pierluigi Musarò

newspapers warning refugees not to attempt to enter Hungary illegally. The full-page advertisements, published in Arabic and English, warned that refugees caught entering the country illegally could face imprisonment. A few months later, the Danish government released a similar advertisement in major newspapers in Lebanon in which it warned migrants not to come to the prosperous Nordic country, highlighting

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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Geoffrey K. Roberts and Patricia Hogwood

teacher. She became involved in the Icelandic tourist industry, was Director of the Reykjavik Theatre Company 1972–80 and taught French drama at the University of Iceland. In politics, she was first a Member, then Chair, of the Advisory Committee on Cultural Affairs in the Nordic countries 1976–80 before becoming President of Iceland 1980–96. Fischer, Joschka Foreign Minister of Germany, and

in The politics today companion to West European Politics