Reinventing Fisheries Management

Reinventing Fisheries Management

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Judged by a dismaying track record and a consequent downturn in the reputation of fisheries scientists, fisheries management is certainly a candidate for calls for reinvention, with many of the world leaders in this area holding the view that no fishery has ever been properly understood or managed. With fisheries science in a state of flux, this extremely important book seeks a new paradigm that will place this flux of ideas in perspective and help us to choose those that will make fisheries management work.
The book was planned at a symposium of over 100 fishery researchers at the Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and is organized into five parts: Why does Fisheries Science Need Reinventing?; New Policies; The Role of the Social Sciences; Ecology; Modelling.
Carefully integrated and edited by three of the world's leading fishery scientists, this stimulating book should find a place on the shelves of all fishery scientists throughout the world. It will be an invaluable reference source to those studying fish biology, fisheries and oceanography and all those involved in fisheries policy decisions in government and university research establishments.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 435 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 30mm | 580.61g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • New edition
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
  • XXVI, 435 p.
  • 0792357779
  • 9780792357773
  • 2,330,793

Table of contents

List of Contributors. Series Foreword; A.J. Pitcher. Preface; A.J. Pitcher, D. Pauly, P.J.B. Hart. Part One: Why Does Fisheries Management Need Reinventing? 1. World Fisheries Are in Crisis: We Must Respond!; R.C. Buckworth. 2. Reinventing the Tree: Reflections on the Organic Growth and Creative Pruning of Fisheries Management Structures; N. Haggan. 3. Measuring the Unmeasurable: A Multivariate and Interdisciplinary Method for Rapid Appraisal of the Health of Fisheries; A.J. Pitcher, et al. Part Two: New Policies for a Reinvented Fisheries Management. 4. Science and Decision Making in Fisheries Management; D. Policansky. 5. People, Purses and Power: Developing Fisheries Policy for the New South Africa; K.L. Cochrane, A.I.L. Payne. 6. Beyond the Status Quo: Rethinking Fishery Management; A.T. Charles. 7. Reinventing the Formulation of Policy in Future Fisheries; D.B. Preikshot. 8. Harnessing Market Forces and Consumer Power in Favour of Sustainable Fisheries; M. Sutton. 9. Green Fisheries: Certification as a Management Tool; J.T. Sproul. 10. Aboriginal Fisheries and a Sustainable Future: A Case Study from an Agreement with the Nisga'a Nation in British Columbia; M.R. Link, K.K. English. 11. Aquatic Resources Education for the Development of World Needs; M. Williams. Part Three: The Role of the Social Sciences in a Reinvented Fisheries Management. 12. Social Science in Fisheries Management: A Risk Assessment; S. Jentoft. 13. Community-Based Cooperative Management: Renewed Interest in an Old Paradigm; R.C. Brown. 14. Fostering Sustainable Development and Research by Encouraging the Right Kind of Institutions; J. Rice. 15. Cooperation and Quotas; A. Scott. 16. Conflict, Consent and Cooperation: An Evolutionary Perspective on Individual Human Behaviour in Fisheries Management; P.J.B. Hart, A.J. Pitcher. 17. Enlarging the Shadow of the Future: Avoiding Conflict and Conserving Fish; P.J.B. Hart. 18. A Political Ecology of Fisheries; T.R. McGuire. 19. The Role of Economic Tools in Redefining Fisheries Management; R. Hannesson. 20. Social Regime Formation and Community Participation in Fisheries Management; C.K. Harris. Part Four: Coping with Ecology in a Reinvented Fisheries Management. 21. Designing Fisheries Management Systems that Do not Depend Upon Accurate Stock Assessment; C. Walters. 22. Fish Production, Food Webs and Simple Trophic Models; W.E. Neill. 23. Protected Marine Reserves as Hedges Against Uncertainty: An Economist's Perspective; U. Rashid Sumaila. 24. Rebuilding Ecosystems, not Sustainability, as the Proper Goal of Fishery Management; A.J. Pitcher, D. Pauly. 25. Ocean Triads and Radical Interdecadal Variation: Bane and Boon to Scientific Fisheries Management; A. Bakun. Part Five: Modelling Through in a Reinvented Fisheries Management. 26. The Red Light and Adaptive Management; A. Bundy. 27. Fundamental Obstacles to the Application of Ecological Science in Fisheries; J.P. Scandol. 28. Evolutionary Models for Fisheries Management; J. Giske. 29. Bayesian Decision Analysis and Uncertainty in Fisheries
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