Arctic Review on Law and Politics is a scientific, multidisciplinary journal in the fields of jurisprudence and social sciences ranked at level 2 in the Norwegain UHR system. Jurisprudence and social sciences are understood in a wide sense, as it also encompasses academic disciplines like economy, sociology, human geography, social anthropology and ethnography.
The journal presents peer-reviewed articles on topics related to the Circumpolar Northern societies, and welcomes e.g. papers on governance issues, resource management, fishery issues, environmental questions and topics related to the Northern Sea Routes and the law of the sea. The journal has also a heavy focus on Northern indigenous people’s rights and protection on aboriginal livelihoods, languages and cultures. In addition to publish peer reviewed articles, the journal publishes book reviews, comments on published papers, debates and News on Arctic Law and Politics.
Arctic Review on Law and Politics has its seat in Tromsø, the Arctic Port of Norway, where the editor-in-chief also is located. In addition to the editor, the editorial board consists of an associate editor situated in Toronto and national co-editors from Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Russia, Sweden and USA. The broad composition of the editorial board means that the journal welcomes contributions from all the Circumpolar North, and we are proud to have published extensive works of researchers from both Russia and Canada.
As of January 1st 2015, Arctic Review is available as an open access journal.