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Professor Veronica Strang - all publications

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  • Strang, V. (Forthcoming). Identity and Agency. In Cambridge University Press Handbook of Material Culture Studies. De Cunzo, L. & Roeber, C. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Strang, V. (Forthcoming). Leadership in Principle: Uniting Nations (and Theory) to Consider the Cultural Values of Water. In Water and the Humanities. Faletti, R., López-Calvo, I. & De Wolff K. California: University of California Press.
  • Strang, V. (Forthcoming). Materialising the State: the meaning of water infrastructure. In Shifting States. Dundon, A. & Vokes, R. London, New York: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.
  • Strang, V (Forthcoming). Seeing Through the Rainbow: Aboriginal Australian concepts of an ordered universe. In Order Into Action: large-scale categories of order in the pre-modern world. Oschema, K. & Mauntel, C. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers.
  • Strang, V. (Forthcoming). Water. In Cambridge Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Stein, F., Lazar, S., Stasch, R. Robbins, J. Sanchez, A., Candea, M. & Diemberger, H. Cambridge University: open access.
  • Strang, V. (Forthcoming). Water. In The Oxford Research Encyclopedia. Aldenderfer, M. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Strang, V. (2020). The Rights of the River: water, culture and ecological justice. In People and Parks: integrating social and ecological justice. Kopnina, H. & Washington, H. New York: Springer. 105-119.
  • Strang, V. (2019). The Meaning of Water to Health: antipodean perspectives on the ‘substance of life’. In Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing: Hydrophilia Unbounded. Foley, R., Kearns, R., Kisteman, T. & Wheeler, B. London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.
  • Strang, V. (2018). Foreword. In Water, Meaning and Creativity: multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships. Roberts, E. & Phillips, K. London: Routledge.
  • Strang, V. (2018). Water Rights. In The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Callan, H. New Jersey: John Wiley.
  • Strang, V. (2017). Justice for All: inconvenient truths and reconciliation in human-non-human relations. In Routledge International Handbook of Environmental Anthropology. Kopnina, H. & Shoreman-Ouimet, E. London, New York: Routledge. 259-275.
  • Strang, V. (2017). The Gaia Complex: bioethical challenges to an anthropocentric ‘common future'. In Anthropological Visions of Sustainable Futures. London, New York: London, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Strang, V. (2016). Re-imagined Communities: a new ethical approach to water policy. In The Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy. Conca, C. & Weinthal, E. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Strang, V. (2015). Reflecting Nature: water beings in history and imagination. In Waterworlds: anthropology in fluid environments. Hastrup, K. & Hastrup, F. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books. 247-278.
  • Strang, V. (2013). Conceptual Relations: water, ideologies, and theoretical subversions. In Thinking With Water. Chen, C., Macleod, J. & Neimanis, A. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press. 185-211.
  • Strang, V. (2013). Dam Nation: Cubbie Station and the waters of the Darling. In The Social Life of Water in a Time of Crisis. Wagner, J. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books. 36-60.
  • 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.
  • Strang, V. (2012). Extremely Private: water trading and the commoditization of water. 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. 257-260.
  • Strang, V. (2012). Water, Land and Territory. In A Handbook of Social Anthropology. Fardon, R., Harris, O., Marchand, T., Nuttall, M., Shore, C., Strang, V. & Wilson, R. London: Sage. 312-328.
  • Strang, V. (2011). Elusive Forms: materiality and cultural diversity in the ownership of water. In Property Rights and Sustainability: the evolution of property rights to meet ecological challenges. Grinlinton, D. & Taylor, P. Leiden: Brill | Nijhoff. 195-218.
  • Strang, V. (2011). Fluid Forms: owning water in Australia. In Ownership and Appropriation. Busse, M. & Strang, V. Berg. 171-195.
  • Busse, M. & Strang, V. (2011). Introduction. In Ownership and Appropriation. ASA Monographs. Oxford, New York: Berg. 1-20.
  • Strang, V. (2010). Mapping histories cultural landscapes and walkabout methods. In Environmental Social Sciences: Methods and Research Design. Vaccaro, I., Smith, E.A. & Aswani, S. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 132-156.
  • Strang, V. (2009). Water and Indigenous Religion: Aboriginal Australia. In The Idea of Water. Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. London: I.B Tauris. 343-377.
  • Strang, V. (2009). Water in Aboriginal Australia. In Ideas of Water from Ancient Societies to the Modern World. Tvedt, T. & Oestigaard, T. London: I.B Tauris. 1: 343-377.
  • Strang, V. (2009). Water Sports: a tug-of-war over the river. In Tourism Power and Culture: anthropological perspectives. Carrier, J. & Macleod, D. Bristol: Channel View Press. 27-46.
  • Strang, V. (2008). Blue, Green and Red: combining energies in defence of water. In Deep Blue: critical reflections on nature, religion and water. Shaw, S. & Francis, A. London: Equinox Publishing. 253-274.
  • Strang, V (2008). Commentary. In River Journeys. Scheibenbogen, Silvia Brisbane: International RiverFoundation. 51.
  • Strang, V. (2008). Introduction. In Water Ways: competition and communality in the use and management of water. Strang, V. & Toussaint, S. Special Issue of Oceania. 78: 1-4.
  • Strang, V. (2008). The Social Construction of Water. In Handbook of Landscape Archaeology. David, B. & Thomas, J. World Archaeological Congress (WAC) Research Handbook Series, Walnut Creek CA: Left Coast Press. 123-130.
  • Strang, V. (2008). Uncommon ground landscapes as social geography. In Handbook of landscape archaeology. David, B. & Thomas, J. Walnut Creek, Calif.: Left Coast. 51-59.
  • Strang, V. (2008). Wellsprings of Belonging: water and community regeneration in Queensland. In Water Ways: competition and communality in the use and management of water. Strang, V. & Toussaint, S. Special Issue of Oceania. 78: 30-45.
  • Strang, V. (2006). Aqua Culture: the flow of cultural meanings in water. In Water: histories, cultures, ecologies. Leybourne, M. & Gaynor, A. Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press. 68-80.
  • Strang, V. & Garner, A. (2006). Introduction. In Fluidscapes: water, identity and the senses. Strang, V. & Garner, A. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. 10: 147-154.
  • Strang, V. (2006). Substantial Connections: water and identity in an English cultural landscapes. In Fluidscapes: water, identity and the senses. Strang, V. & Garner, A. Brill Academic Publishers. 10: 155-177.
  • Strang, V. (2005). Meaningful Differences: dis-integrated management in the Mitchell River catchment. In Sustainable Environments, Sustainable Communities: Potential Dialogues between Anthropologists, Scientists and Managers. Minnegal, M. Melbourne: The University of Melbourne. 60-69.
  • Strang, V. (2005). Taking the Waters: cosmology, gender and material culture in the appropriation of water resources. In Water, Gender and Development. Coles, A. & Wallace, T. Oxford, New York: Berg. 21-38.
  • Strang, V. (2004). Close Encounters of the Third World Kind: indigenous knowledge and relations to land. In Development and Local Knowledge: new approaches to issues in natural resources management, conservation and agriculture. Bicker, A., Pottier, J. & Sillitoe, P. London: Routledge. 93-117.
  • Strang, V. (2004). Humans, Water Use and Resource Management. In Social Innovations in Natural Resource Management: a handbook of social research in natural resource management in Queensland. Richards, C. & Aitken, L. Queensland: Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Government. 81-83.
  • Strang, V. (2004). Poisoning the Rainbow: cosmology and pollution in Cape York’. In Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Rumsey, A. & Weiner, J. Wantage: Sean Kingston Publishing. 208-225.
  • Strang, V. (2004). Raising the Dead: reflecting on Native Title process. In Crossing Boundaries: cultural, legal, historical and practice issues in Native Title. Toussaint, S. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. 9-23.
  • Strang, V. (2003). An Appropriate Question? The Propriety of Anthropological Analysis in the Australian Political Arena. In The Ethics of Anthropology: debates and dilemmas. Caplan, P. New York: Routledge. 172-194.
  • Strang, V. (2003). Moon Shadows: Aboriginal and European heroes in an Australian landscape. In Landscape, Memory and History. Stewart, P. & Strathern, A. London: Pluto Press. 108-135.
  • Strang, V. (2001). Aboriginal Women and Sacred Landscapes in Northern Australia. In Women as "Sacred Custodians" of the Earth. Low, E. & Tremayne, S. Oxford New York: Berghahn. 63-80.
  • Strang, V. (2001). Negotiating the River: cultural tributaries in Far North Queensland. In Contested Landscapes: movement, exile and place. Bender, B. & Winer, M. Oxford, New York: Berg. 69-86.
  • Strang, V. (2001). Oceania. In Mythologies of the World. McKenzie, M., Prime, R., George, L. & Dunning, R. London: Hodder. 140-151.
  • Strang, V. (2001). Showing and Telling: Australian land rights and material moralities’. In Ethnoarchaeology and Hunter-gatherers: pictures at an exhibition. Fewster, J. & Zvelebil, M. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports Oxford Ltd. 101-112.
  • Strang, V. (2000). Not So Black and White: the effects of Aboriginal Law on Australian legislation. In Land, Law and Environment: Mythical Land, Legal Boundaries. Abramson, A. & Theodossopoulos, D. London: Pluto Press. 93-115.
  • Strang, V. (1998). Competing Perceptions of Landscape in Kowanyama, North Queensland'. In The Archaeology and Anthropology of Landscape: shaping your landscape. Ucko, P. & Layton, R. London: Routledge. 206-218.
  • Strang, V. (1997). Cultural Theory and Modelling Practice. In Energy Modelling Beyond Economics and Technology. Giovannini, B. & Baranzini, A. Geneva: Centre Universitaire D’Etude des Problemes de L’Energie.
  • Strang, V. (1996). Sustaining Tourism in Far North Queensland. In People and Tourism in Fragile Environments. Price, M. London: John Wiley. 51-67.
  • Strang, V. (1987). Common Shares in the Environment: Submission of the Ontario Government to the World Commission on Environment and Development. In Our Common Future, The World Commission on Environment and Development [The Brundtland Report]. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press.

Edited book

  • Strang, V., Edensor, T. & Puckering, J. (2018). From the Lighthouse: interdisciplinary reflections on light. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
  • Strang, V. (2016). Transforming the Way We Think. Durham: Durham University: Institute of Advanced Study.
  • Fardon, R., Harris, O., Marchand, T., Nuttall, M., Shore, C., Strang, V. & Wilson, R. (2012). Handbook of Social Anthropology. SAGE Publications/Association of Social Anthropologists of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, London: Sage.
  • Johnston, B., Hiwasaki, L., Klaver, I., Ramos-Castillo, A. & Strang, V. (2012). Water, Cultural Diversity & Global Environmental Change: Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures?. Paris, Dordrecht, New York: Springer and UNESCO.
  • Strang, V. & Busse, M. (2011). Ownership and Appropriation. ASA Monographs (Association of Social Anthropologists Monographs ). Oxford & New York: Berg Publishers.

Edited Journal

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Strang, V. (2008). Owning Water. The University of Auckland News 5.
  • Strang, V. (2008). Privatisation of Assets Never Cut and Dry. New Zealand Herald 13.
  • Strang, V. (2002). Water - the Concept. Water Magazine (No. 139/140).

Other (Digital/Visual Media)

Other (Print)

Report

  • Strang, V. (2017). Contribution to Draft UN Preamble and Principles for Water. The Hague: United Nations High Level Panel on Water.
  • Strang, V. (2017). Valuing the Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Water. Report to the United Nations High-Level Panel on Water.
  • Strang, V. (2012). Comparative International Claims to Water and Water Management by Indigenous Peoples. Advisory report for Waitangi Tribunal on behalf of New Zealand Maori Council and other claimants, WAI 2357, WAI 2358, New Zealand.
  • Strang, V (2012). Expert advice to Waitangi Tribunal, New Zealand, Maori Water Claim WAI 2537.
  • Strang, V (2012). Responses to Crown Counsel Cross-examination, Waitangi Tribunal, Maori Water Claim WAI 2358.
  • Busse, M. & Strang, V. (2009). Taniwha Springs - Indigenous Rights and Interests in Water: comparative and international perspectives. advisory report for Ngā Puna Wai o Te Tokotoru, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Strang, V. (2007). A Conceptual Framework for UNESCO’s Ecohydrology Programme: Paper prepared for Scientific Advisory Committee, UNESCO International Ecohydrology Programme.
  • Strang, V. (2006). Social Ecohydrology: integrating the social and natural sciences, Research Paper prepared for Scientific Advisory Committee, UNESCO International Ecohydrology Programme.
  • Strang, V. (2001). Country Bla We: Kunjen Country on the Cape York Peninsula. North Queensland: Kowanyama Community Council.
  • Strang, V. (2001). Evaluating Water: cultural beliefs and values about water quality, use and conservation. London: Water UK.
  • Strang, V. (1996). Environmental Values and the EU Energy Label: a qualitative and quantitative analysis. Report to the Department of the Environment. Oxford: Energy and Environment Programme, Environmental Change Unit, Oxford University.
  • Strang, V. (1995). 'The Adoption and Implementation of an Environmental Policy at Oxford University. Advisory paper to Oxford University Hebdomadal Council.
  • Strang, V. (1995). Cultural and Behavioural Issues in Domestic Energy Use. In Domestic Equipment and Carbon Dioxide Emissions (DECADE) Second Year Report, 1995. Oxford: Energy and Environment Programme, Environmental Change Unit, Oxford University.
  • Strang, V. (1994). Behavioural Issues in Domestic Energy Use. In Domestic Equipment and Carbon Dioxide Emissions (DECADE) First Year Report, 1994. Oxford: Energy and Environment Programme, Environmental Change Unit, Oxford University.
  • Strang, V. (1994). Kunjen Country: Aboriginal landscape in the Alice-Mitchell Rivers National Park Area. North Queensland: Kowanyama Community Council.
  • Strang, V. (1993). Preliminary Report on the Cultural Mapping of the Alice-Mitchell Rivers National Park. North Queensland: Kowanyama Community Council.
  • Strang, V. (1988). Annual Report of the Environmental Assessment Board. Toronto: Government of Ontario Press.
  • Strang, V. (1985). Support Your Lake. Toronto: Government of Ontario Press.