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Department of Anthropology

Academic Staff

Publication details for Prof Veronica Strang

Strang, V. (2012). Diverting Water: cultural plurality and public water features in an urban environment. In Water, Cultural Diversity and Global Environmental Change: Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures?. Johnston, B., Hiwasaki, L., Klaver, I., Ramos-Castillo, A. & Strang, V. Paris, Dordrecht, New York: Springer and UNESCO. 97-116.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

There are many diverse cultural engagements with water: different spiritual and secular beliefs and understandings; multiple views about how resources should be owned, used and managed; varied interactions with water in all its forms; and a wide spectrum of ideas about how to achieve sustainability and engage with environmental change.