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Governmentality and Risk: Managing ‘Ocean Space’

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posted on 14.11.2021, 03:46 by Deuchars, Robert

The term ‘fisheries management’ at first glance seems to be a reasonably unproblematic one. It implies that firstly, that there are resources called fish, and secondly, that these resources called fish can be harvested and managed. So far, so good. Next, there is the word ‘convention’. It is a commonly understood word in law in general and there are many conventions in International law and in International environmental law as well. Lastly there is the term ‘sustainable development’, a well-used term in International theory and practice, usually said to mean that although we understand the finite nature of the matter and energy that can be safely used by countries to develop, this can be tempered by putting in place measures and instruments to curb the excesses of human, and by that I mean industrialised, human activity on the environment.

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Copyright Date

01/01/2013

Date of Award

01/01/2013

Publisher

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

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Degree Grantor

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

Degree Name

Graduate Certificate in Law

ANZSRC Type Of Activity code

970118 Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies

Victoria University of Wellington Item Type

Research Paper or Project

Language

en_NZ

Victoria University of Wellington School

School of Law