Killing sharks: cultures and politics of encounter and the sea

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Abstract


  • Australia Day 2014 began badly for sharks. The day before—25 January—lines of large baited hooks were rolled out, 1 km from the shore along some of Western Australia's most popular beaches. Within 24 hours the first shark was caught. Hauled alongside a boat, the animal was shot four times in the head with a rifle and its body dumped further offshore. It was a 3m tiger shark.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Gibbs, L. & Warren, A. (2014). Killing sharks: cultures and politics of encounter and the sea. Australian Geographer, 45 (2), 101-107.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84900831879

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1922&context=sspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/923

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Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 101

End Page


  • 107

Volume


  • 45

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Australia Day 2014 began badly for sharks. The day before—25 January—lines of large baited hooks were rolled out, 1 km from the shore along some of Western Australia's most popular beaches. Within 24 hours the first shark was caught. Hauled alongside a boat, the animal was shot four times in the head with a rifle and its body dumped further offshore. It was a 3m tiger shark.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Gibbs, L. & Warren, A. (2014). Killing sharks: cultures and politics of encounter and the sea. Australian Geographer, 45 (2), 101-107.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84900831879

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1922&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/923

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 101

End Page


  • 107

Volume


  • 45

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Australia