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TitleGender and the Newfoundland fishery crisis : a re-examination of adjustment
AuthorGlavine, Paul Lawrence, 1975-
DescriptionThesis (M.M.S.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2001. Marine Studies
Date2001
Paginationvii, 72 leaves
SubjectNorthern Cod Adjustment and Recovery Program (Canada); Atlantic Groundfish Strategy (Canada); Women fish trade workers--Vocational guidance--Newfoundland and Labrador; Occupational retraining--Newfoundland and Labrador; Cod fisheries--Social aspects--Newfoundland and Labrador
DegreeM.M.S.
Degree GrantorMarine Institute (St. John's, N.L.).Marine Studies Programme
DisciplineMarine Studies
Languageeng
Spatial CoverageCanada
Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador
NotesBibliography: leaves 67-70
AbstractThe purpose of this Major Report is to address the issue of gender in relation to the fishery crisis and two of the largest federal government adjustment programs (NC ARP and TAGS) designed and implemented to meet the needs of those left unemployed in the fishing industry. The working hypothesis of this Major Report is that NCARP and TAGS neglected to meet adequately the needs of women working in the processing sector of the fishery due, in large part, to a lack of attention to previous research and experience on the part of those responsible for designing and implementing these adjustment programs. -- One of the most important findings of this research is what it revealed about the lack of coordination of efforts of the federal and provincial government departments responsible for responding to the crisis. In particular, these programs have not adequately addressed the needs of women working in the processing sector of the fishery. Arguably, it is very much in the public interest that the failure of the adjustment programs and their differential impact on men and women be fully understood. It is one of the recommendations of this report that such research be carried out.
TypeText
Resource TypeElectronic thesis or dissertation
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
SourcePaper copy kept in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University Libraries
Local Identifiera1522867
RightsThe author retains copyright ownership and moral rights in this thesis. Neither the thesis nor substantial extracts from it may be printed or otherwise reproduced without the author's permission.
CollectionElectronic Theses and Dissertations
Scanning StatusCompleted
PDF File(8.69 MB) -- http://collections.mun.ca/PDFs/theses/Glavine_PaulLawrence.pdf
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