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The Politics of Fishing
     

The Politics of Fishing

by Tim S. Gray
 

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This book is a comprehensive, topical and authoritative examination of the current crisis in the fishing industry, offering a political analysis of the reasons for the crisis and apparent failure of current policies and suggesting ways in which the crisis might be overcome. The book brings together contributions from a wide variety of backgrounds including fishery

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This book is a comprehensive, topical and authoritative examination of the current crisis in the fishing industry, offering a political analysis of the reasons for the crisis and apparent failure of current policies and suggesting ways in which the crisis might be overcome. The book brings together contributions from a wide variety of backgrounds including fishery managers and fishers' representatives as well as academics. The focus is mainly on the European fishing industry, with issues including political bargaining in the EU, the working of quota arrangements, the status of marine scientific knowledge, the industry's management structures in different countries and the extent of participation in decision-making, the status of marine scientific knowledge and the fairness of the distribution of fishing rights.

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An examination of the current crisis in the fishing industry offering political analysis of the reasons for the crisis and the apparent failure of current policies to deal with the crisis, and offers solutions on how the problems might be addressed. Contributions, written by fishery managers, fishers' representatives, and academics, focus on the European fishing industry. Topics include political bargaining in the EU, the status of marine scientific knowledge, the industry's management structures in different countries, and the fairness of the distribution of fishing rights. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312214104
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
5.79(w) x 8.89(h) x 1.03(d)

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Meet the Author

CHARLES CANN Former Deputy Secretary, the Ministry of Agriculture (1991-96)
DAVID STEEL Employed in the European Parliament (fisheries, agriculture and budgetary questions)
MIREILLE THOM Researcher, Highlands of Scotland
TIM OLIVER Editor of Fishing News for 10 Years
ROBERT O'CONNOR Emeritus Professor, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin (died in January 97)
BRENDAN MCNAMARA Consultant in European Business Affairs
KNUT MIKALSEN Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Tromso
MARK GRAY Fisheries Researcher, based in Anglesey
JEREMY PHILLIPSON Currently working within the School of Geography and Earth Resources, University of Hull
JOHN GOODLAD Chief Executive of both the Shetland and Fishermen's Association and the Shetland Fish Producers' Organisation
KEVIN CREAN Deputy Director, University of Hull International Fisheries Institute
DAVID SYMES Senior Lecturer in Geography, University of Hull
BARRIE DEAS Chief Executive, National Federation of Fishermen's Organisation
GISLI PALSSON Professor of Anthropology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik

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