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Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management

  • This is a timely and relevant compilation of research and analysis on some of the critical socio-cultural issues facing fisheries management and fishing communities

  • A step towards a sustainable development paradigm for fisheries management

  • Explicitly incorporates a range of social and cultural issues

  • Themes include governance, local knowledge, livelihoods, gender, and identity

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: MARE Publication Series (MARE, volume 9)

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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management

    • Julie Urquhart, Tim G. Acott, David Symes, Minghua Zhao
    Pages 1-20
  3. Issues in Local Ecological Knowledge and Scientific Evidence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103
    2. Stewardship and the Recovery of Threatened Wolffish in Eastern Canadian Waters

      • Kathleen Blanchard, Jennifer Dawe, Russell Wall
      Pages 105-120
    3. Building bridges among scientists and fishermen with participatory action research

      • Steven Mackinson, Douglas Clyde Kongshøj Wilson
      Pages 121-139
  4. Issues in Sustaining Fisher Livelihoods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141
    2. Fisheries Diversification: A Case Study of French and English Fishers in the Channel

      • Richard Morgan, Marie Lesueur, Laura-Mars Henichart
      Pages 165-182
  5. Issues in Gender Roles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199
    2. Women’s Organisations in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Europe: History and Future Propects

      • Katia Frangoudes, José J. Pascual-Fernández, Begoña Marugán-Pintos
      Pages 215-231
    3. Women in English Fisheries: Roles, Contributions, Barriers and Prospects

      • Minghua Zhao, Marilyn Tyzack, Rodney Anderson, Estera Onoakpovike
      Pages 233-254
  6. Issues in Social Identity and Cultural Heritage

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

About this book

This volume is an interdisciplinary mix of perspectives and studies on social issues in fisheries from a diverse range of case studies and research disciplines. The case is made regarding the dearth of attention to socio-cultural considerations which to date have been largely treated as an externality of fisheries policy. It will be valuable to researchers and decision makers interested in understanding the social dimension of fisheries and provides a timely and relevant compilation of research and analysis on some of the critical socio-cultural issues facing fisheries management and fishing communities today.

Keywords

  • Fisher livelihoods
  • Fisheries governance
  • Gender roles in fisheries
  • Social identity in fishing communities
  • Sustainable fisheries management
  • Fish and Wildlife Biology

Editors and Affiliations

  • The School of Science University of Greenwich, Chatham, United Kingdom

    Julie Urquhart

  • University of Greenwich The School of Science, Chatham, United Kingdom

    Tim G. Acott

  • University of Hull Yorkshire, Hull, United Kingdom

    David Symes

  • Greenwich Maritime Institute Office University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

    Minghua Zhao

About the editors

Dr Julie Urquhart is a rural geographer and social scientist at the School of Science, University of Greenwich, UK. She graduated with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science from the University of Greenwich and further achieved a distinction in a MA in Research Methods (for Countryside Planning) and a PhD in forest policy and economics in 2009 at the Countryside and Community Research Institute (University of Gloucestershire). Julie has been involved in research contracts for UK government agencies on a range of rural issues, including the social impacts of England's inshore fishing industry, the impacts of woodland management on public benefits in forests and the socio-economic impacts of heritage in National Parks. She has worked on a 3 year multidisciplinary European research project CHARM III, exploring the social and cultural impacts of marine fishing on coastal communities in England and France, and is currently co-investigator on a €4.6 million ERDF co-financed Interreg IVA project GIFS, the Geography of Inshore Fishing and Sustainability.

Dr Tim Acott graduated with a BSc Hons in Environmental Science from the University of Plymouth in 1989. He subsequently completed a PhD at the University of Stirling and started to lecture at the University of Greenwich in 1993. Tim was a lead investigator on a European INTERREG 4a funded collaborative project, CHARM III (Channel Integrated Approach for Marine Resource Management). Tim’s work explores the contribution of marine fishing to sense of place and identity in coastal communities on both sides of the English Channel. Tim is also currently the principal investigator on a €4.6 million ERDF co-financed Interreg IVA project called Geography of Inshore Fishing and Sustainability (GIFS). Tim has worked on social science research projects spanning marine fishing, environmental conservation, sustainable tourism, ecotourism and environmental ethics.

David Symes is currently a Reader Emeritus at the University of Hull. He graduated from Oxford University in 1956 and has published extensively in the fields of regional development, rural sociology ad fisheries goverance with a particular emphasis on Europe. He has acted as adviser/consultant on fisheries governance to the European Commission, OECD, UK governments and statutory conservation bodies – most recently on the Scottish Government inquiry on the Future of Fisheries Management in Scotland.

 

Dr Minghua Zhao is a maritime sociologist who is the Deputy Director of Greenwich Maritime Institute (GMI), University of Greenwich. At GMI, she leads the International Maritime Policy and MBA Maritime Management postgraduate programmes and also heads the China Maritime Centre. Her research interest focuses on maritime labour and gender issues in world commercial shipping and fisheries.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management

  • Editors: Julie Urquhart, Tim G. Acott, David Symes, Minghua Zhao

  • Series Title: MARE Publication Series

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7911-2

  • Publisher: Springer Dordrecht

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-94-007-7910-5

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-94-024-0769-3

  • eBook ISBN: 978-94-007-7911-2

  • Series ISSN: 2212-6260

  • Series E-ISSN: 2212-6279

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIII, 355

  • Number of Illustrations: 36 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Sustainability, Human Geography, Animal Science

Buying options

eBook USD 99.00
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  • ISBN: 978-94-007-7911-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)