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  1. Content type: Research

    CoopeTarcoles R.L is a cooperative on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica that has obtained better conditions for its members in the context of small-scale sustainable fisheries for over thirty years. Documents fr...

    Authors: Vivienne Solís Rivera, Patricia Madrigal Cordero, David Chacón Rojas and Brian O’Riordan

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:22

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    Despite non-recognition by state authorities, informal councils (Tamil: ur panchayats) are known to comprehensively govern the fishing villages of the Coromandel Coast, Tamil Nadu, India. These councils take char...

    Authors: Maarten Bavinck and V. Vivekanandan

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:16

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    The Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organisations was formed in 1999 under a fisherfolk organisation development project. The aim was for this national body in fisherfolk governance to strengthen the cap...

    Authors: Patrick McConney, Bertha Simmons, Vernel Nicholls and Rodrigo Pereira Medeiros

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:19

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    This themed issue of papers for Maritime Studies emerges out of a special session of the MARE 2015 conference held in Amsterdam. The aim of this Introduction is to provide a brief background to poststructural ...

    Authors: Charles Mather, Jahn Petter Johnsen, Signe Sonvisen, Aarthi Sridhar and Johny Stephen

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:20

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    "Coastal grab" refers to the contested appropriation of coastal (shore and inshore) space and resources by outside interests. This paper explores the phenomenon of coastal grabbing and the effects of such appr...

    Authors: Maarten Bavinck, Fikret Berkes, Anthony Charles, Ana Carolina Esteves Dias, Nancy Doubleday, Prateep Nayak and Merle Sowman

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:8

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    The right of small-scale fishers to participate in governance and management processes has been increasingly recognised by theorists and policy-makers over the last thirty years. Political representation is ce...

    Authors: Oliver John Schultz

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:7

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    In most fisheries worldwide, crew are paid through different shared remuneration systems rather than a fixed wage. In shared remuneration systems, wages can significantly increase when the economic performance...

    Authors: Jordi Guillen, Jean Boncoeur, Natacha Carvalho, Katia Frangoudes, Olivier Guyader, Claire Macher and Francesc Maynou

    Citation: Maritime Studies 2017 16:3

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