The Bay Shrimpers of Texas: Rural Fishermen in a Global Economy

The Bay Shrimpers of Texas: Rural Fishermen in a Global Economy

by Robert Lee Maril

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700607037
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 06/30/1995
Series: Rural America Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
1. The Men, the Boats, and the Fish
2. Working on the Water
3. The Political Economics of Bay Shrimping
4. Why Shrimpers Fail: The Impact of Imported Shrimp
5. The Role of the State: Government Regulation, Unionism, and Shrimpers
6. New Alliances and the Vilification of Shrimpers
7. Women Who Shrimp the Bays
8. Vietnamese Bay Shrimpers
9. Losers and Winners
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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