Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Fisheries Management Theories. 3 Objectives of Fisheries Management. 4. Techniques of Fisheries Management, Chapter 5: Criteria for Fisheries Management. 6. Management Institutions. 7. Summary and Conclusion.
“Economics of Fisheries Management- A Critique in Third World Perspective” is a bold atempt to review, classify and discuss the theory and practice of fisheries management on a global basis, with special emphasis on the third world perspective. Thematically it has presented this in seven chapters, beginning with an introduction and progressing through a delineation of the various theories, objectives, techniques and criteria of fisheries management and management institutions. Significantly, this book finds an element of contemplation on the part of the developed countries and their protege international organisation to manipulate the management theory, institutions and practices to suit the interests of the developed world. It has kept a critical watch on this aspect of fisheries management theor (global theory) as propagated by the FAO and its coterie international organisations and warned the third world of its consequences. The book is rich in its structural frameworkd and content. Its bibliographic coverage is extensive. Being the first of its kind in India and abroad, it should be of critical interest to academics, administrators and policy makers alike in the field all over the world. (jacket)