Justice at Sea: Fishers’ politics and marine conservation in coastal Odisha, India

@article{Chhotray2016JusticeAS,
  title={Justice at Sea: Fishers’ politics and marine conservation in coastal Odisha, India},
  author={Vasudha Chhotray},
  journal={Maritime Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={1-24}
}
This is a paper about the politics of fishing rights in and around the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in coastal Odisha, in eastern India. Claims to the resources of this sanctuary are politicised through the creation of a particularly damaging narrative by influential Odiya environmental actors about Bengalis, as illegal immigrants who have hurt the ecosystem through their fishing practices. Anchored within a theoretical framework of justice as recognition, the paper considers the making of a… Expand

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