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Consequences of Offshore Oil and Gas

Edited by Maurice Scarlett
Categories: Economics
Series: Social and Economic Papers

An early examination of the potential impact of development of offshore oil and gas on Newfoundland. The focus is on experience elsewhere, particularly in Norway and the United Kingdom, with a global ...

Hostage to Fortune

A vulnerable community on the southwest coast of Ireland is caught up in the development plans of a rich and powerful multinational corporation. Here is a detailed case study which shows in a vivid and ...

The Decay of Trade

A detailed enquiry into the decline of a once-great industry situated on one of the world's richest fishery banks. The impact of post-war international monetary and trade factors, the growing continental ...

A House Divided?

This collection contains three theoretical essays and seven ethnographic case studies. The theoretical pieces address the 'state of the art' since the writings in the sixties on factionalism. The argument ...

Manpower and Educational Development in Newfoundland

A theoretical framework consisting of four related models concerned with manpower and educational development. Significant here is the linking of manpower needs with the educational structure. This study ...

Minorities and Mother Country Imagery

Macedonians in Toronto, Norwegians in rural Wisconsin, Spanish immigrants in Mexico, Mexicans in California, the 'French' in Louisiana, the 'English' in Quebec and the Saami (Lapps) in Norway–these ...

Newfoundland Fishermen in the Age of Industry

A Norwegian anthropologist gives his version of the 'developing' Newfoundland economy. The analysis focuses on the political restrictions on economic development, and on the shortcomings of decision-making ...

The One Blood

In a Protestant fishing village in Northern Ireland what determines an individual's behaviour towards his kinsmen is as much his social class as his culture's ancient dictates. Thus the obligations of ...

The Politics of Indianness

Most aboriginal groups find themselves marginalized by the political institutions of modern industrial states. With their claims to ancestral homelands and nationhood, they face a situation significantly ...

A Place in the Sun

So what happens to 17,000 people and 550 square miles of islands when they become the centre of attention for the media, big business and the government?

Here is one man's interpretation of events in Shetland ...