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Development

, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp 193–198 | Cite as

Globalization and Women in Coastal Communities in Tanzania

  • Marilyn Porter
  • Rosemarie Mwaipopo
  • Richard Faustine
  • Max Mzuma
Thematic Section

Abstract

Marilyn Porter, Rosemarie Mwaipopo, Richard Faustine and Max Mzuma draw on data collected in two fishing communities in Tanzania to illustrate the global nature of the issues that women and coastal communities face. Coastal communities, such as Somanga and Songosongo, often suffer disproportionately from processes of interactive restructuring, and women are especially at risk.

Keywords

fishing sexual/gender division of labour household strategies seaweed farming octopus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marilyn Porter
  • Rosemarie Mwaipopo
  • Richard Faustine
  • Max Mzuma

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