Toward a Model for Fisheries Social Impact Assessment

Pollnac, Richard B. and Abbott-Jamieson, Susan and Smith, Courtland and Miller , Marc L. and Clay, Patricia M. and Oles, Bryan (2006) Toward a Model for Fisheries Social Impact Assessment. Marine Fisheries Review, 68(1-4), pp. 1-18.

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This paper presents a model for Fisheries Social Impact Assessment (SIA) that lays the groundwork for development of fisheries-focused, quantitative social assessments with a clear conceptual model. The usefulness of current fisheries SIA’s has been called into question by some as incompatible with approaches taken by fisheries biologists and economists when assessing potential effects of management actions. Our model’s approach is closer to the economists’ and biologists’ assessments and is therefore more useful for Fishery Management Council members. The paper was developed by anthropologists initially brought together in 2004 for an SIA Modeling Workshop by the National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA. Opinions and conclusions expressed or implied are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA.

Item Type: Article
Title: Toward a Model for Fisheries Social Impact Assessment
Personal Creator/Author:
Pollnac, Richard B.
Abbott-Jamieson, Susan
Smith, Courtland
Miller , Marc L.
Clay, Patricia M.
Oles, Bryan
Refereed: Yes
Journal or Publication Title: Marine Fisheries Review
Volume: 68
Number: 1-4
Page Range: pp. 1-18
Date: 2006
ISSN: 0090-1830
Issuing Agency: United States National Marine Fisheries Service
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 9707
Depositing User: Patti M. Marraro
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2012 16:50
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2012 16:50

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