, 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
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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.


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


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

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