FISHERMEN'S WIVES: COPING WITH AN EXTRAORDINARY OCCUPATION

Danowski, Fran

Published by University of Rhode Island, 1981
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Staplebound pamphlet, 9' x 6', 78 pp. This was a combination anthropological and sociological study sponsored by a NOAA Sea Grant, and offered as Marine Bulletin #37 by the University of Rhode Island. Lovely black and white photograph to front panel, by "Nancy and Gary" Results of a grant sponsered by NOAA OFFICE OF SEA GRANT, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE. University of Rhode Island Marine Bulletin 37. 78 pp. Fascinating mini-sociological study about being married to people (mostly male) who commercial fish for livelihood. Section I, THE JOB, covers work, schedule, trip length, living with unpredictability, daily routines, the danger, status, way of life.Section II, THE PEOPLE introduces the women, their personality, divisions of labor, decision-making, children, family, friends. Section II, THE FUTURE, discusses political awareness and Section IV, offers conclusions about this complex and often challenging set of relationships. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: FISHERMEN'S WIVES: COPING WITH AN ...
Publisher: University of Rhode Island
Publication Date: 1981
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: GOOD PLUS
Edition: Second Printing.

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