Adapting to change: Cases of detached, dependent, and sustained community development in Greenland.

Daniela Tommasini, Rasmus Ole Rasmussen

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    The concepts of Detached, Dependent and Sustained community development has been developed as a tool to understand differences in development dynamics, and thereby contribute to a better understanding of how Arctic communities tend to follow different development paths. Three municipalities in Greenland have previously been presented as indicative of these development paths, and a short summary of these findings is presented in relation to characteristics such as formal and informal economic structures, and general population development. In addition, the questions of different informal structures and chosen paths in relation to tourism are tested, and the paper concludes that the concepts seem to be adequate and useful when scrutinizing these sectors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIkke angivet
    Number of pages19
    PublisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
    Publication date2006
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    EventState of the Arctic: Current State of the Arctic – Observations of Arctic Change. - Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
    Duration: 2 Oct 20064 Oct 2006


    ConferenceState of the Arctic: Current State of the Arctic – Observations of Arctic Change.
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityFairbanks, Alaska

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