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Author Durrenberger, E. Paul, 1943-

Title Gulf coast soundings : people and policy in the Mississippi shrimp industry / E. Paul Durrenberger.

Published Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  338.37253843 DURR GD16    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Rural America.
Rural America (Lawrence, Kan.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-166) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: The Mississippi Coast -- 2. The Shape of the Industry -- 3. Processors and Shrimpers -- 4. Folk Models and Systems of Production -- 5. Management Models -- 6. Household Economies -- 7. Conclusions -- 8. Outlooks.
Summary "A fascinating study of the shrimp industry at the current time. Adds both depth and breadth to our knowledge of maritime communities in the United States and beyond". -- James Acheson, author of Lobster Gangs of Maine. "A highly readable and long overdue critique of fisheries research and policy". -- David Griffith, author of Jones's Minimal: Low Wage Labor in the United States.
Subject Shrimp industry -- Mississippi -- Gulf Region.
Shrimpers (Persons) -- Mississippi -- Gulf Region.
ISBN 0700607595
0700607609 (paperback)