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The aim of the present study is to measure the driving forces that take place at the Mecoacan estuary, Tabasco. Although aquaculture practices have been implemented as an alternative to fishing, and to improve the current levels of fisheries' productions, the results showed that conditions within...

Author(s)
Pérez-Sánchez, E.; Muir, J. F.; Ross, L. G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 91-108

Fishery decline is interpreted in a number of ways. These interpretations vary considerably from one observer to another, depending on the level at which each interacts with the fishery. Fish stock assessments, predominantly carried out through environmental impact statements, are often not...

Author(s)
Bush, S. R.; Hirsch, P.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 79-90

Recreational fisheries constitute the dominant fisheries activity in freshwater ecosystems of most countries of the temperate regions. Yet, research on recreational fisheries appears parochial, with a strong national orientation and few theoretical frameworks guiding empirical research....

Author(s)
Arlinghaus, R.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 145-174

Small-scale fisheries in developing countries are often considered to be of particular importance to poorer groups, with fishing often characterised in the literature as an 'activity of last resort'. Despite this assertion, there are few quantitative studies that compare the role of these fisheries ...

Author(s)
Garaway, C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 131-144

This paper presents an analysis of fisheries development in Mexico. We argue that both fostering international trade and marine biodiversity conservation concerns have deeply influenced recent fisheries development in Mexico, causing a number of changes in both laws and institutions. These changes...

Author(s)
Aguilar Ibarra, A.; Peña Jiménez, A.; González-Cano, J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 119-129

Recent research on the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) has demonstrated that social capital has an important role to play in how fisheries are managed and, more importantly, how conflicts are dealt with. The present paper examines the management of fisheries conflicts through a social capital 'lens' ...

Author(s)
Bennett, E.; Clerveaux, W.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2005, 1, 2, pp 109-118

Definitions for wastewater, aquaculture and direct and indirect reuse addressing both technical and sociopsychological considerations are presented to guide the review. Evidence of wastewater aquaculture from historical and contemporary accounts demonstrates that the practice has a long tradition,...

Author(s)
Bunting, S. W.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2004, 1, 1, pp 51-75

In contrast with the previous view, which placed the State as a central element for economic development and progressive social changes, the current literature on development now advocates the role of civil society and community participation and tends to assume that decentralization has generic...

Author(s)
Béné, C.; Neiland, A. E.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2004, 1, 1, pp 35-49

Although aquaculture's contribution towards total world fisheries landings has increased 6-fold over the past three decades, increasing from 3.58 mmt (million metric tons) or 5.3% of total fisheries landings in 1970 to 51.39 mmt or 35.2% of total fisheries landings in 2002, the aquaculture sector...

Author(s)
Tacon, A. G. J.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2004, 1, 1, pp 3-14

The argument in this paper is that the present fashion for invoking 'social capital' in development thought is dangerous. As an analytical concept, social capital lacks clear definition and is used as a means of ignoring or eliding social and cultural factors. It is argued that the present...

Author(s)
Stirrat, R. L.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Aquatic Resources, Culture and Development, 2004, 1, 1, pp 25-33

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