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The Lobster Gangs of Maine

James M. Acheson - Business & Economics - 1988 - 181 pages
An anthropologist describes the working world of Maine lobstermen, focusing on the intricate personal network that sustains them.
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Capturing the Commons: Devising Institutions to Manage the Maine Lobster ...

James M. Acheson - Nature - 2004 - 284 pages
A case study of the Maine lobster fishery, one of the most successful fisheries in the world.
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Capturing the Commons: Devising Institutions to Manage the Maine Lobster ...

James M. Acheson - Nature - 2014 - 284 pages
One of the most pressing concerns of environmentalists and policy makers is the overexploitation of natural resources. Efforts to regulate such resources are too often ...
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The Question of the Commons: The Culture and Ecology of Communal Resources

Bonnie J. McCay, James M. Acheson - Social Science - 1990 - 439 pages
This collection of eighteen original essays evaluates the use and misuse of common-property resources, taking as its starting point ecologist Garret Hardin's assertion in "The ...
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The Maine Lobster Industry: A History of Culture, Conservation & Commerce

Cathy Billings - History - 2014 - 128 pages
Since the first recorded lobster catch in 1605, the Maine lobster fishery has grown into a multibillion-dollar force. Cathy Billings of the University of Maine Lobster ...
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The Great Lobster War

Ronald P. Formisano - History - 1997 - 150 pages
In 1957, the Maine Lobstermen's Association (MLA) called for strikes after prices dropped for the second year in a row. This text examines the ensuing trial between the MLA and ...
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