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Marginal Adaptations and Modernization in Newfoundland

A Study of Strategies and Implications in the Resettlement and Redevelopment of Outport Fishing Communities

By Cato Wadel
Categories: Anthropology/ethnography, Fisheries, Migration And Resettlement, Newfoundland And Labrador Studies, Policy And Politics
Series: Social and Economic Studies
Series Number: 7
Paperback : 9780919666252, 158 pages, December 1969


Based on fieldwork in the late 1960s, this study examines the economic and social changes that came to rural Newfoundland since Confederation with Canada in 1949. What kinds of decisions were made by the villagers regarding their future? How were they made? What decisions were (and are) made for them?