Governability of Fisheries and Aquaculture pp 3-8

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Governability – New Directions in Fisheries Governance

  • Ratana Chuenpagdee
  • Svein Jentoft
  • Maarten Bavinck
  • Jan Kooiman
Chapter

Abstract

The chapter explains the origin and conception of the book, provides the rationale for its contents and describes its goals. It also includes a brief description of each chapter, how the chapters are linked and presented to illustrate the complex and wicked reality of the fisheries and aquaculture governance, and the utility of applying a systematic analytical lens like governability in addressing them. While the book focuses on the four main concerns identified in the earlier publication, Fish for Life (ecosystem health, social justice, livelihood, and food security), it argues that the framework can be applied to address concerns and governability challenges faced in other spheres.

Keywords

Governability Interactive governance Fisheries Aquaculture Wicked problems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ratana Chuenpagdee
    • 1
  • Svein Jentoft
    • 2
  • Maarten Bavinck
    • 3
  • Jan Kooiman
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of GeographyMemorial University of NewfoundlandSt. John’sCanada
  2. 2.Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and EconomicsUniversity of TromsøTromsøNorway
  3. 3.Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development StudiesUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Centre for Maritime ResearchUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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