publication . Article . 2018

Past-present discontinuity in ecological change and marine governance: An integrated narrative approach to artisanal fishing

Carla Mouro; Tânia Santos; Paula Castro;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Marine Policy, volume 97, pages 163-169 (issn: 0308-597X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Today artisanal fishers working in Natura 2000 coastal protected sites face two major types of change: in marine resources, and the governance of their professions. Such transformations affect fishers’ livelihoods, identities and traditions, yet little is known about how these professionals elaborate on these changes – i.e., as continuities or discontinuities - in the narratives they produce as a group. Interviews and focus-groups with artisanal fishers and shellfish harvesters (n=36) from the Portuguese Southwest coast were subjected to a two-step analysis. First, a textual analysis with Iramuteq helped select the themes directly related to marine resources and...
Subjects
free text keywords: Discontinuity, Marine policy, Coastal protected areas, :Ciências Sociais::Ciências Políticas [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Sociais::Geografia Económica e Social [Domínio/Área Científica], Economics and Econometrics, Aquatic Science, Law, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, General Environmental Science, Environmental ethics, Collective identity, Portuguese, language.human_language, language, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Economics, Natura 2000, Artisanal fishing, Livelihood, Corporate governance, Narrative, Marine conservation
Funded by
FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Project
UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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publication . Article . 2018

Past-present discontinuity in ecological change and marine governance: An integrated narrative approach to artisanal fishing

Carla Mouro; Tânia Santos; Paula Castro;