Maarten Bavinck


Activities for MARE: Co-director, associate editor Maritime Studies, member conference committee, co-editor MARE Publication Series

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Human Geography, Planning, and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam

Relevant research projects: Reincorporating the excluded: Providing space for small-scale fishers in the sustainable development of fisheries of South Africa and South Asia (REINCORPFISH) (2010-2015)

Relevant publications:

Bavinck, M., R. Chuenpagdee, S. Jentoft and J. Kooiman (eds.) (forthcoming). Governability – theory and applications for fisheries. MARE Publication Series, Dordrecht: Springer.

Pollnac, M. Bavinck, and I. Monnereau, 2012. Job satisfaction in fisheries compared, Social Indicators Research, 15 pp.

Thorpe, A., M. Bavinck, and S. Coulthard 2011. Tracking the debate around Marine Pro-tected Areas: key issues and the BEG framework. Environmental Management 47: 546-563.

Bavinck, M. and V. Vivekanandan (2011). Conservation, conflict and the governance of fisher wellbeing – Analysis of the Establishment of the Gulf of Mannar National Park and Bio-sphere Reserve, Environmental Management 47: 593-602.

Bavinck, M. (2011). The Megaengineering of Ocean Fisheries: A Century of Expansion and Rapidly Closing Frontiers. In: S.D. Brunn (ed.),Engineering earth: the impacts of megaengineering projects, 257-273. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

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