publication . Article . 2009

Fishers, Fishing, and Overfishing: American Experiences in Global Perspective, 1976–2006

Mansel Blackford;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Business History Review, volume 83, pages 239-266 (issn: 0007-6805, eissn: 2044-768X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Abstract
<jats:p>Since the mid-1970s, overfishing has had a considerable impact on the American seafood industry, and companies serving the American seafood market have taken steps to respond to the crisis. Following a brief survey of modern-day fishing and of the steps that have been taken to mitigate overfishing, the strategies adopted for commercial fishing in American waters, especially those in Alaska, are examined. Through their attempts to deal with the challenges posed by overfishing, fishers, seafood-processing and wholesaling companies, and retailers have fundamentally altered the industry. In conclusion, a summary of studies by historians and other scholars of...
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free text keywords: Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous), Business and International Management, History, Political economy, Fishing, Economics, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Comparative historical research, Overfishing, Commercial fishing, Economy, Seafood industry
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publication . Article . 2009

Fishers, Fishing, and Overfishing: American Experiences in Global Perspective, 1976–2006

Mansel Blackford;