Tai O Village: Vernacular Fisheries Management or Revitalization?

Syed, Jawad and Dryland, Estelle (2010) Tai O Village: Vernacular Fisheries Management or Revitalization? International Journal of Cultural Studies, 13 (6). pp. 616-636. ISSN 1367-8779. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This article offers a socio-cultural perspective on what happens to a once thriving fishing village when the traditional fishermen retire, their children seek safer and more lucrative work in an adjacent cosmopolitan city, and the population diminishes leaving the village facing economic hardship and general decline. The article explores these issues and the related aspects of 'place' and 'space' in the context of Tai O village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. The article treats 'space' as a blend of social experience and physical structure in order to examine the tensions between the vernacular architecture of Tai O and the Hong Kong government's plans to 'revitalize' the area.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Industrial Relations/HRM
Depositing User: Jennifer Knapp
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2010 14:05
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 09:01
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24819 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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