Sustaining Russia s Arctic Cities

Sustaining Russia s Arctic Cities
Author : Robert W. Orttung
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Total Pages : 274
Release : 2016-11-01
ISBN 10 : 9781785333163
ISBN 13 : 178533316X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustaining Russia s Arctic Cities Book Description:

Urban areas in Arctic Russia are experiencing unprecedented social and ecological change. This collection outlines the key challenges that city managers will face in navigating this shifting political, economic, social, and environmental terrain. In particular, the volume examines how energy production drives a boom-bust cycle in the Arctic economy, explores how migrants from Muslim cultures are reshaping the social fabric of northern cities, and provides a detailed analysis of climate change and its impact on urban and industrial infrastructure.


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