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A Fishermen's Cooperative, Limited: Indigenous Resource Management in a Complex Society
Bonnie J. McCay
Vol. 53, No. 1, Special Issue: Maritime Anthropology (Jan., 1980), pp. 29-38
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This paper discusses certain aspects of a fishermen's cooperative of the New York Bight region of the Middle Atlantic coast. Emphasized are the ways in which the cooperative functions as a vehicle of indigenous fisheries management, as part of its larger function of helping its members cope with environmental uncertainty.
Anthropological Quarterly © 1980 The George Washington University Institute for Ethnographic Research