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Author Couper, A. D.,
Title Fishers and plunderers : theft, slavery and violence at sea / Alastair Couper, Hance D. Smith and Bruno Ciceri.
Imprint London : Pluto Press, 2015.

Author Couper, A. D.,
Subject Fisheries -- Corrupt practices.
Fishers -- Crimes against.
Alt Name Smith, Hance D.,
Ciceri, Bruno,
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 256 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Fish, gear and boats -- The risks of working at sea -- Nation states' rights to fish -- Employment and poverty in fishing communities -- Destruction and theft of fish stocks -- Laundering and marketing stolen fish -- Arrests of fishers -- Getting a crew by dubious contracting and slave trafficking -- Abuses and slavery at sea -- Escape from hell -- Fishing vessels and the drugs trade -- Piracy and armed robbery.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebrary, viewed August 21, 2015).
Summary Illuminates fishers' working lives at sea and odious conditions of employment, venturing beyond fishing into criminal activity and piracy.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-250) and index.
ISBN 9781783713356 (electronic bk.)
1783713356 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 916720384
Additional Format Print version: Fishers and Plunderers. Pluto Pr 2015 9780745335919 (OCoLC)892455141

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