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Record number 365946
Title Work sharing in Kerela's fisheries
Author(s) Berg, M.M. van den; Lensing, B.J.
Source Marine Policy 31 (2007)4. - ISSN 0308-597X - p. 535 - 539.
Department(s) Development Economics Group
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2007
Abstract Earlier studies suggest that once population growth and market integration reach a certain critical level, traditional practices of work sharing tend to degenerate or disappear altogether. Work sharing has, however, survived to date in small-scale fisheries in Kerala, India. Artisanal fishermen strongly favor the system, for ethical reasons as well as for their personal benefit. Besides, boat owners appear not to be hindered by the system. Contrary to observations in crop production, work sharing has not inhibited the introduction of modern technologies like motorization
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