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By Charu Gupta,Mukul Sharma

This e-book is set the tragic trips and livelihood insecurities of coastal fisherfolk jailed via India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for having entered every one other’s territorial waters. whereas reflecting on nationwide anxieties and the deleterious politics of limitations, it finds how those fisherfolk create substitute maps and a brand new international of ‘debordering’.

These fishworkers and coastal conflicts were topics of daily information, yet by no means a subject matter of great examine. a primary of its type, the current booklet breaks new floor by way of reading the trips of those fisherfolk and coastal conflicts in South Asia from a number of overlapping yet distinctive views: declining sea assets, safety and border anxieties, discomfort of the fisherfolk, their ambiguous identities and transnational activities. The e-book can be leading edge by way of technique: it truly is fisherfolk-centric because it marginalizes the worries of the country from the viewpoint of protection; it questions the very foundation of safeguard and argues for a shift in its perspective.


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