MARE Publication Series

Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management

Editors: Urquhart, J., Acott, T., Symes, D., Zhao, M. (Eds.)

  • 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
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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.

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction: Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management

    Urquhart, Julie (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Finding Solutions: Resilience Theory and Europe’s Small-scale Fisheries

    Symes, David

    Pages 23-41

  • From Boom and Bust to Local Stewardship: A Governance Benchmark for Celtic Sea Fisheries Management

    Fitzpatrick, Mike

    Pages 43-63

  • The Social Dimensions of the Common Fisheries Policy: A Review Of Current Measures

    Gallizioli, Giorgio

    Pages 65-78

  • The Unfulfilled Promise of Integrated Management: How Policy Discourses Operate in Annapolis Basin, Canada

    Wilner, Kate Bigney

    Pages 79-101

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Hardcover $129.00
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Softcover $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-024-0769-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management
Editors
  • Julie Urquhart
  • Tim Acott
  • David Symes
  • Minghua Zhao
Series Title
MARE Publication Series
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7911-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7911-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7910-5
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0769-3
Series ISSN
2212-6260
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 355
Number of Illustrations and Tables
36 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour
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