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Marine Resource Management: Conflict and Regulation in the Fisheries of the Coromandel Coast

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Series: Livelihood and Environment Series Volume: 5

By: M Bavinck

394 pages, B/w photos, tabs

Sage Publications

Hardback | Jan 2001 | #130269 | ISBN: 076199470X
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This book looks at the Coromandel Coast in southern India and the manner in which diverse groups of people regulate access to and use of its fish resources. This meticulous study is a distinct contribution to social theory since it links the study of sea tenure to the discourse on legal pluralism, while simultaneously embedding social theories in the dynamic realities of people's struggles.


Foreword - John Kurien PART ONE: THE SETTING A Theoretical Perspective on Fishing Conflicts The Blue Revolution in Coromandel Coast Fisheries PART TWO: THE ARTISANAL FISHING SECTOR Artisanal Fishing and the Fishing Hamlet The Rule System of Artisanal Fishermen Panchayats and the Regulation of Artisanal Fishing PART THREE: THE MECHANIZED BOAT SECTOR The Mechanized Boat Fishermen of Royapuram The Rule System in Mechanized Boat Fishing The Boat Owner Association of Royapuram The Fisheries Department and Official Regulation Policy The Fisheries Department's Regulatory Conventions Coromandel Coast Fisheries in Perspective

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