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Fishing from the Shore: Exploring coastal transformations and changing life opportunities in an urban fishing community of India


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Title: Fishing from the Shore: Exploring coastal transformations and changing life opportunities in an urban fishing community of India
Authors: Kadfak, Alin
E-mail: alin.kadfak@gu.se
Issue Date: 22-Feb-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Human Ecology Section ; Institutionen för globala studier, avdelningen för humanekologi
Parts of work: I. Kadfak, A. (n.d.). More than just fishing: The formation of livelihood strategies in an urban fishing community in Mangaluru, India. (Submitted/under revision for Journal of Development Studies)

II. Kadfak, A., & Knutsson, P. (2017). Investigating the Waterfront: The Entangled Sociomaterial Transformations of Coastal Space in Karnataka, India. Society & Natural Resources, 30(6): 707– 22.
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III. Kadfak, A., & Oskarsson, P. (2017). The shifting sands of land governance in peri-urban Mangaluru, India. Contemporary South Asia, 25(4): 399–414.
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IV. Kadfak, A. (n.d.). Intermediary politics: the dynamics of formal and in formal institutions in peri-urban Mangaluru. (Submitted/under review for Forum of Development Studies)
Date of Defence: 2018-03-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 mars 2018, kl. 13.15, Sal 420, Annedalseminariet, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1A, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: coastal transformations
India
small-scale fisheries
urban political ecology
socionature
power
inequality
intermediary
unstable coastal land
Abstract: This thesis explores changing life opportunities in an urban fishing community in the Global South, based on a case study of a village situated on the periphery of Mangalore, a swiftly growing, middlesized city in Karnataka state, India. During eight months of ethnographic fieldwork, I observed varying interpretations and active contestation around emerging urbanization, shifting interactions between land and water, and changing livelihood activities. Fishing from the Shore views urban fisherie... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0458-6
978-91-629-0459-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55053
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