ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Caste Panchayats and the Regulation of Fisheries along Tamil Nadu's Coromandel Coast

This paper considers the ramifications of non-state panchayat action in the field of marine resource management. First, it investigates how fishermen panchayats are involved in regulating access to and usage of fish resources. Secondly, it examines the mechanisms of regulation. Finally, it discusses the likelihood that similar structures have emerged in other occupational settings.



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