Paperback / softback
January 1, 2009
9.75 Inches (US)
6.75 Inches (US)
0.53 Inches (US)
.91 Pounds (US)
$43.99 USD, £28.99 GBP
v2.1 Reference

Gender, Culture, and Northern Fisheries

Fishing often makes an important contribution to food security in northern regions, where agriculture is impossible or marginal at best, as well as providing important occupational and economic diversification in small and often remote communities. This book provides the reader with a current accounting of the generally under-recognized role of women in a variety of northern subsistence and industrial fisheries, both aboriginal and non-aboriginal, rural and urban-based in Alaska, Arctic Canada, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

About the Author

Joanna Kafarowski holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, a Master's degree in Geography from the University of Victoria, British Columbia and a Ph.D. in the Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Program at the University of Northern British Columbia. Her doctoral thesis focused on the intersections between gender, decision-making, and contaminants in Nunavik, Canada. Current research interests include human dimensions of environmental change; Indigenous peoples with a focus on gender; natural resource management; environmental and social justice; human security and protected areas. Much of her work was conducted in the circumpolar North.

9781896445465 : gender-culture-and-northern-fisheries-kafarowski
Paperback / softback
256 Pages
$43.99 USD

Other Titles from Occasional Publications Series (Inactive)

The Boreal Herbal

Beverley Gray
Jan 2011 - CCI Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press
$44.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Understanding Earth's Polar Challenges

edited by Igor Krupnik, Ian Allison, Robin Bell, Paul Cutler, David Hik, Jerónimo López-Martínez, Volker Rachold, Eduard Sarukhanian, Colin Summerhayes
Jan 2011 - CCI Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press
$275.00 USD - Hardback

Currents of Change

edited by Sandy Campbell, Elaine L. Maloney
Jan 2010 - CCI Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press
$54.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies

#MeToo and Beyond

edited by M. Cristina Alcalde, Paula-Irene Villa, with contributions by Rachel Loney-Howes, Kammila Naidoo, Denise Buiten, Srimati Basu, Stephen Burrell, Desiree Lewis, Keren R. McGinity, Rukmini Sen
Jul 2022 - University Press of Kentucky
$45.00 USD - Hardback
$30.00 USD - Paperback / softback
$45.00 USD - Electronic book text

Olivia de Havilland

Victoria Amador
Nov 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$27.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$40.00 USD - Hardback
$34.95 USD - Electronic book text

Be Brave to Things

Jack Spicer, edited by Daniel Katz
Nov 2021 - Wesleyan University Press
$35.00 USD - Hardback
$27.99 USD - Electronic book text