312_ViewGuide_Fishing - ASAN 312 Contemporary Asian...

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ASAN 312 Contemporary Asian Civilizations 19 March 2009 a Related readings . Aat Vervoorn, “The World of Work,” Ch. 9 (pp. 243-272), and “Environmental Impact,” Ch. 7 (pp. 187-217), in Re Orient: Change in Asian Societies , 3 rd ed. (South Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, 2006). Anand Patwardhan (director, camera & editor). “Fishing in the Sea of Greed.” Videotape. New York: First Run / Icarus Films, 1998. 45 minutes. In English, as well as in Hindi and other languages (mostly subtitled). Library call number: VIDEOTAPE 17989 [Alternative: Cue => ~22:00 , and ~22:00 => 45:00 ]. Cataloger’s abstract (modified). This video “documents the response of traditional fishing communities and rice farmers to the threat of displacement by overfishing and pollution resulting from industrial fishing practices such as use of gigantic factory ships.” The video “Fishing in the Sea of Greed” is a detailed case study of difficult and dangerous resistance in Tamil Nadu b
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