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”At least they can´t buy the sun quotas” - A case study on the part played by Individual Tradable fishing Quotas in the articulation of identity narratives in Råå, Sweden

Jarnsäter, Jill LU (2017) HEKM51 20171
Human Ecology
Abstract
In 2009, an extensive reform of the Swedish fisheries was implemented. After several decades of regulation based on the principle of fish resource as common property, fish was put in a system of Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) and released from the state and given to vessel owners. This thesis examines how labour and the implementations of a market-based system in fishing has (re)shaped the fishermen’s identity narratives in Råå and how meanings and rationalities are produced within discussions and discourses on ITQs. The findings showed marketization process has led to a large social disruption within coastal communities in Sweden, and has effected a lot of the fishermen, both active and formerly active in the former very active and... (More)
In 2009, an extensive reform of the Swedish fisheries was implemented. After several decades of regulation based on the principle of fish resource as common property, fish was put in a system of Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) and released from the state and given to vessel owners. This thesis examines how labour and the implementations of a market-based system in fishing has (re)shaped the fishermen’s identity narratives in Råå and how meanings and rationalities are produced within discussions and discourses on ITQs. The findings showed marketization process has led to a large social disruption within coastal communities in Sweden, and has effected a lot of the fishermen, both active and formerly active in the former very active and dynamic fishing village of Råå, Sweden. (Less)
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author
Jarnsäter, Jill LU
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organization
course
HEKM51 20171
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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keywords
Swedish fishery, Individual Transferable Quotas, market-based system, identity, Råå, marketization process, social disruption
language
English
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8908387
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2017-06-20 08:48:26
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  abstract     = {In 2009, an extensive reform of the Swedish fisheries was implemented. After several decades of regulation based on the principle of fish resource as common property, fish was put in a system of Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) and released from the state and given to vessel owners. This thesis examines how labour and the implementations of a market-based system in fishing has (re)shaped the fishermen’s identity narratives in Råå and how meanings and rationalities are produced within discussions and discourses on ITQs. The findings showed marketization process has led to a large social disruption within coastal communities in Sweden, and has effected a lot of the fishermen, both active and formerly active in the former very active and dynamic fishing village of Råå, Sweden.},
  author       = {Jarnsäter, Jill},
  keyword      = {Swedish fishery,Individual Transferable Quotas,market-based system,identity,Råå,marketization process,social disruption},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {”At least they can´t buy the sun quotas” - A case study on the part played by Individual Tradable fishing Quotas in the articulation of identity narratives in Råå, Sweden},
  year         = {2017},
}