Contested Coastlines: Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Contested Coastlines

Fisherfolk, Nations and Borders in South Asia, 1st Edition

By Charu Gupta

Routledge India

251 pages

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This book is about the tragic journeys and livelihood insecurities of coastal fisherfolk jailed by India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for having entered each other‘s territorial waters. While reflecting on national anxieties and the deleterious politics of boundaries, it reveals how these fisherfolk create alternative maps and a new world of

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Beyond Borders: The Indian Ocean Region in South Asia 3. Fisherfolk as Prisoners of War : India and Pakistan 4. The Killing Waters: India and Sri Lanka 5. Ironies of Identities: India and Bangladesh 6. Unruly Fisherfolk in the Eyes of Law 7. Conclusion. Notes and References. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies