SVF-3554 A social science perspective on fisheries management and development - 10 stp
A social science perspective on fisheries management and development
The course is administrated by
Fakultet for biovitenskap, fiskeri og økonomi
Type of course
The topic focuses on fisheries and aquaculture management and how different stakeholders operate within different institutions. Based on the tragedy of the commons we discuss the experiences of marine management, with a particular focus on solutions like Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) and co-management. The course is also covering the use of different fishing and aquaculture technologies and how these may affect various goals, such as food production, export, employment and income. Special attention is given to how western experiences can be used in a different setting, i.e. adapted to the challenges meeting the fishing sectors in the developing world.
Objective of the course
The aim is to give the students knowledge of how the social sciences (sociology, political science, and social anthropology) look at fisheries management and fisheries development.
Language of instruction and examination
Lectures and seminars
Exam: 5 hours written exam, with internal and external examiner. Grad scale: A-F. A re-sit exam will be arranged for the written exam in the next semester.
Date for examination
Skriftlig eksamen: 25.11.2011
The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.
The reading list and lecture notes will be presented on Classfronter.
Lectures Autumn 2011
First attendance: 24.08.2009 14.15 - 16.00
Prof. Bjørn Ingvald Dehli Hersoug