(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

Graduated and paternal sovereignty : Stephen Harper, operation Nanook 10, and the Canadian Arctic

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

DODDS K. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, ROYAUME-UNI


Attention is given to how "graduated sovereignty" is a useful lens to interrogate territorial claims and the spatially varied performance of state power. The Canadian Government and the Prime Minister's Arctic policies and strategies are a case in point. Graduated sovereignty is only one element. Using Operation Nanook 10 as a short case study, the paper considers how the government puts to work an uncertain future regarding the Canadian Arctic is materialised and then made actionable by invoking both graduated and paternals forms of sovereignty


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 30, no6 [pp. 989-1010]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 3 fig., 3 phot.



Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1068/d17710

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