Private Oceans
The Enclosure and Marketisation of the Seas (Anthropology, Culture and Society)
(Paperback)

5 products added to cart in last 30 minutes
MRP: ₹1,334.00 | Saved: ₹0 (0%) ₹1,334.00 @ Amazon Last Updated: 13-Jan-2018 04:31:42 pm
✅ Lowest price available on Amazon
✅ Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days
✅ Total 16 new items found

Related Categories

As the era of thriving, small-scale fishing communities continues to wane across waters that once teamed with (a way of) life, Fiona McCormack opens a window into contemporary fisheries quota systems, laying bare how neoliberalism has entangled itself in our approach to environmental management. Grounded in fieldwork in New Zealand, Iceland, Ireland and Hawaii, McCormack offers up a comparative analysis of the mechanisms driving the transformations unleashed by a new era of ocean grabbing. Exploring the processes of privatisation in ecosystem services, Private Oceans traces how value has been repositioned in the market, away from productive activities. The result? The demise of the small-scale sector, the collapse of fishing communities, cultural loss, and the emergence of a newly propertied class of producers - the armchair fisherman. Ultimately, Private Oceans demonstrates that the deviations from the capitalist norm explored in this book offer grounds for the reimagining of both fisheries economies and broader environmental systems.

AuthorFiona McCormack
BindingPaperback
EAN9780745399102
FormatImport
ISBN074539910X
Height850 mm
Length550 mm
Width75 mm
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Pages208
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2017-08-20
PublisherPluto Press
StudioPluto Press
Sales Rank610700

Bestsellers in Industries & Business Sectors

Trending Products at this Moment

General information about Private Oceans: The Enclosure and Marketisation of the Seas (Anthropology, Culture and Society) Success