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The Norwegian coastal employment system: What It Was and What It Is
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
Norwegian fisheries have undergone tremendous changes, due to technological developments and the introduction of resource management. In addition, societal changes and in particular the introduction of formal requirements and the formalization of training and education, have also greatly affected the fishing fleet. Jentoft and Wadel (1984) described the Coastal Employment System. This system was ...
Governing the fisher body – safety as body-politics and fisheries governance
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-07-12)
Body Mass Index (BMI) is not only the prevailing tool used for defining and diagnosing obesity, but it is also a tool that intervenes into fisheries governance, and into fishers’ lives and bodies. All fishers on board vessels over 100 gross tons (GT) must hold a seaman’s licence; too high a BMI may lead to a “loss-of-licence” and the inability to undertake their occupation. From a governmentality ...
Introduction to the themed issue - Poststructural approaches to fisheries
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-15)
This themed issue of papers for Maritime Studies emerges out of a special session of the MARE 2015 conference held in Amsterdam. The aim of this Introduction is to provide a brief background to poststructural scholarship drawing on examples and cases from research on fisheries. We argue that a poststructural sensibility has made an important impact on scholars interested in fisheries issues even ...