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(En)Gendering Change in Small-scale Fisheries and Fishing Communities in a Globalized World, Guest Editorial
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-28)
<i>Introduction</i>: This thematic collection, entitled “(En)Gendering Change in Small-scale Fisheries and Fishing Communities in a Globalized World”, emerged many years ago and finally materialized, thanks to the support of the Cluster “Women & Gender in Fisheries” of Too Big To Ignore, and the Working Group “Gendered Seas” of Ocean Past Platform (OPP) a European Union COST Action. In order to ...
Mobility Practices and Gender Contracts: Changes in Gender Relations in Coastal Areas of Norway
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-09-26)
This article addresses the relationship between gender contracts and mobility practices in fishery communities of Norway’s High North, mainly Skarsvåg, Finnmark. By combining perspectives from gender research, anthropology and geography, the aim of this article is to contribute to a greater understanding of the interrelations between structural, material, and cultural changes in the context of ...
Introduction: guest editorial for special issue ‘gender and im(mobilities)
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-13)
The research articles in this themed section examine gendered constellations of (im)mobilities with respect to work, class, livelihoods, and place. The issue includes selected articles presented at the interdisciplinary conference ‘Gender and (Im)mobilities in the Context of Work’ that took place in Tromsø, Norway June 15-17, 2016. To address different aspects of interlinking mobility, immobility, ...
Women fishers in Norway: few, but significant
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-05)
Professional fishing and fisheries quota systems can affect women and men differently, yet gender analysis of quota systems is rare. In this article, we use a feminist framing and a mixed methods approach to examine the long-term gendered effects of the introduction of the 1990 quota system in Norway. Using statistics from the National Fishery Registry and the Directorate of Fisheries, we found that ...
Situated transformations of women and gender relations in small-scale fisheries and communities in a globalized world
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-19)
The need to uncover, interrogate, and integrate women’s contributions to fisheries in research and development has never been clearer. As coastal and fisheries management continues to look to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, as frameworks and mandates, gender equity ...
Commentary 6 to the Manifesto for the marine social sciences: gender and the role of women
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-09)
The Manifesto for the Social Sciences includes two references to gender and the position of women in fisheries: MMSS 1.2.4 refers to the continuing neglect of women’s contributions to the fish supply chain and MMSS 3.6 highlights the need for systematic attention to gendered patterns and inequalities in all the topics of the Manifesto. We elaborate on these points in the following pages, focusing ...