The Fisherman's Problem: Ecology and Law in the California Fisheries, 1850-1980by Arthur F. McEvoy
Pub. Date: 10/31/1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A critical appraisal of California's fishing industry management develops from an interdisciplinary compilation of recent research in law, economics, marine biology and anthropology.
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The problem of environment; Part I. The Miner's Canary: 2. Aboriginal fishery management; 3. The Indian fisheries commercialized; Part II. Sun, Wind, and Sail, 1850–1910: 4. Immigrant fisheries; 5. State power and the right to fish; Part III. The Industrial Frontier, 1910–1950: 6. Mechanized fishing; 7. The bureaucrat's problem; Part IV. Enclosure of the Ocean, 1950–1980: 8. Gridlock; 9. Something of a vacuum; 10. Leaving fish in the ocean; 11. An ecological community; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
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