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 Title Page
 Dedication
 Acknowledgement
 Table of Contents
 Abstract
 Chapter 1: Conceptual framework,...
 Chapter 2: Geographical, historical...
 Chapter 3: Resource use and control...
 Chapter 4: Conservation perceptions...
 Chapter 5: Organization and local...
 Chapter 6: Conclusion
 Ecological transects
 Summary of statistics for variables...
 Reference
 Biographical sketch






Title: Gender, resource use, conservation attitudes and local participation in mangrove fishing villages in northern Esmeraldas province, Ecuador
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Title: Gender, resource use, conservation attitudes and local participation in mangrove fishing villages in northern Esmeraldas province, Ecuador
Physical Description: ix, 145 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Veach, Kevin, 1955-
Publication Date: 1996.
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Mangrove fisheries -- Ecuador; Esmeraldas (Province)
Fishers -- Ecuador; Esmeraldas (Province)
Conservation of natural resources -- Ecuador; Esmeraldas (Province)
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General Note: Typescript.
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General Note: Includes bibliographical references (leaves 140-144).
Funding: Electronic resources created as part of a prototype UF Institutional Repository and Faculty Papers project by the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00065473
Volume ID: VID00001
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Table of Contents
    Title Page
        Page i
    Dedication
        Page ii
    Acknowledgement
        Page iii
    Table of Contents
        Page iv
        Page v
        Page vi
        Page vii
    Abstract
        Page viii
        Page ix
    Chapter 1: Conceptual framework, methods and background information
        Page 1
        1.1 Introduction
            Page 1
            Page 2
        1.2 The importance of, and framework for, a gendered investigation of resource use
            Page 3
            Page 4
            Page 5
            Page 6
            Page 7
        1.3 Methodology
            Page 8
            Stages in the research
                Page 8
                Preliminary key informant interviews
                    Page 8
                Five preliminary community visits
                    Page 9
                Change of focus and selection of communities for case studies
                    Page 9
            Methodology used in the case studies
                Page 10
                Social mapping
                    Page 10
                Preliminary random sampling
                    Page 10
                Purposive sampling
                    Page 10
                Ecological transect
                    Page 11
                Semi-structured household interviews
                    Page 11
                Key informant interviews
                    Page 12
                Observation
                    Page 12
                Confirmation surveys
                    Page 13
                Large group meetings and focus groups
                    Page 13
            Tools used in the group meetings
                Page 14
                Resource list
                    Page 14
                Matrix of resource access, labor, and control
                    Page 14
                Activities calendar
                    Page 14
                Resource mapping
                    Page 14
            Additional methodological issues
                Page 14
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        1.4 Organization of the thesis
            Page 16
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    Chapter 2: Geographical, historical and cultural setting of the area
        2.1 The physical setting
            Page 18
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            Land resources--inland forests
                Page 20
            Sea and climate interaction
                Page 20
                Page 21
            Sea resource use
                Page 22
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            Sea-land interface
                Page 24
                Page 25
            Marginality
                Page 26
        2.2 Social and economic history
            Page 27
            Slavary
                Page 27
                Page 28
                Page 29
            The post-slavery years--monetarization and marginalization
                Page 30
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        2.3 social and cultural organization
            Page 34
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        2.4 Urbanization
            Page 37
        2.5 Comparison of the case study communities
            Page 37
            Page 38
        2.6 Conclusion
            Page 39
            Page 40
    Chapter 3: Resource use and control in the case study communities
        3.1 General economic activities and gender division of labor
            Page 41
            Page 42
            Page 43
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        3.2 Resource access and control which is mainly in male hands
            Page 45
            Fishing
                Page 45
                Page 46
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            Control of household income and capital goods
                Page 51
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            Carpentry, net repair and motor repair
                Page 53
            Agriculture
                Page 53
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                Page 56
            Lumber
                Page 57
            Charcoal production
                Page 57
            Hunting
                Page 58
            Crab collection - por venir
                Page 58
        3.3 Resource use and control mainly in female hands
            Page 59
            Concha collecting
                Page 59
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            Other mollusk collection--almeja
                Page 65
            Herb gardens
                Page 65
            Basket and torch making
                Page 66
            Control of technology
                Page 66
            Domestic responsibilities
                Page 67
        3.4 Decline in resource availability and its impact on household livelihood strategies
            Page 68
            Past and present abundance of fish
                Page 69
            Population increase
                Page 70
            Socio-economic factors in demographic change and changing employment strategies
                Page 71
            Increases in technification in fishing
                Page 72
            Impact of economic boom-bust cycles
                Page 73
            Outside factors affecting the productivity of fisheries
                Page 74
            Declines in concha productivity
                Page 74
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                Page 76
            Impacts of resource decline on both men and women
                Page 77
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                Page 79
    Chapter 4: Conservation perceptions and actions
        4.1 Introduction
            Page 80
            Page 81
        4.2 conservation perceptions
            Page 82
            Territoriality and conservation perceptions
                Page 82
                Territoriality among fishermen
                    Page 82
                Territoriality among concheras
                    Page 83
                    Page 84
                    Page 85
            Perceptions of the importance of mangroves
                Page 86
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                Page 88
                Page 89
            Perceptions of the importance of mangroves to fisheries
                Page 90
            Impacts of shrimp farming on the community
                Page 90
                Page 91
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        4.3 Conservation actions
            Page 95
            General differences in conservation actions
                Page 95
            Description of conservation actions
                Page 96
                Individual actions
                    Page 96
                Collective actions
                    Page 97
                Response to regulations
                    Page 98
                Confrontational actions
                    Page 99
            Gender and conservation actions
                Page 100
                Page 101
                Page 102
        4.4 Conclusion
            Page 103
            Page 104
    Chapter 5: Organization and local participation
        5.1 Introduction
            Page 105
        5.2 Informal institutions
            Page 106
            Page 107
            Page 108
            Page 109
        5.3 Local groups formed due to initiative of outside organizations
            Page 110
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        5.4 Coalition organizations
            Page 113
        5.5 Participation in local groups by gender, resource use, and wealth ranking
            Page 114
            Participation by gender
                Page 114
            Participation by resource user class
                Page 115
                Page 116
                Page 117
            Participation by wealth ranking
                Page 118
        5.6 Locally-initiated organizations
            Page 119
        5.7 Comparison between Palma Real and Santa Rosa
            Page 120
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        5.8 Conclusion
            Page 123
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    Chapter 6: Conclusion
        Page 125
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    Ecological transects
        Page 131
        Ecological transect of the land in and near Palma Real
            Page 132
        Ecological transect of the land in and near Santa Rosa
            Page 133
    Summary of statistics for variables of gender, work class, importance of mangroves, effect of shrimp farms, conservation actions, and local participation
        Page 134
        Page 135
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    Reference
        Page 140
        Page 141
        Page 142
        Page 143
        Page 144
    Biographical sketch
        Page 145
        Page 146
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