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A "feminist perspective" in fisheries builds on the fact that women of fishing communities take on multidimensional roles that straddle both production and reproduction...


Social Issues in MPAs
What are the initiatives that communities themselves are taking to conserve and manage resources? Have co-management arrangements between governments, communities and NGOs been successful? Can MPAs be both "biological successes" and "social failures"? What are the factors affecting the sustainability of community participation and community-based coastal resources management interventions? What recent efforts are being made, policies formulated and strategies employed to enhance participation of communities? Have conservation efforts contributed to poverty alleviation, as they should? The articles under this theme deal with these issues
Walker, Barbara Louise Endemano and Michael A. Robinson. Economic development, marine protected areas and gendered access to fishing resources in a Polynesian lagoon. Gender, Place & Culture. 16 (2009)4:467 — 484. DOI: 10.1080/09663690903003983
  • :Right to Resources,Social Issues in MPAs
  • :French Polynesia

Di Ciommo, Regina C. and Alexandre Schiavetti. Women participation in the management of a Marine Protected Area in Brazil. Ocean & Coastal Management 62 (2012) 15e23. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.02.010
  • :Role of Women,Social Issues in MPAs,Women and Resources Management
  • :Brazil

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