Rules of Privatization: Contradictions in Neoliberal Regulation of North Pacific Fisheries

  title={Rules of Privatization: Contradictions in Neoliberal Regulation of North Pacific Fisheries},
  author={Becky Mansfield},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  pages={565 - 584}
  • B. Mansfield
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Economics
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Abstract Recent changes in fisheries regulation in the U.S. North Pacific reveal how neoliberalism is constituted in practice, and the forms that neoliberalism takes when it engages with environmental management and ecological processes. Whereas neoliberalism can be taken as a political economic philosophy that posits that markets, without state involvement, can best allocate resources, the history and practice of neoliberalism show that it is not as unified as it often appears. Analysis of… 

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