Dr Claire Waterton

Reader in Environment and Culture

Current Teaching

Undergraduate

  • SOCL 220: Sociology of the Environment

  • SOCL 221: Climate Change and Society

    Masters

  • SOCL527: Ecology, Conservation and Culture

  • SOCL 931: Methods in Science and Technology Studies

  • SOCL 521: Theories and Debates in Environment and Culture

  • SOCL 949: Skills and Dissertation

Anthropocene - a cautious welcome from environmental sociology?
Lidskog, R., Waterton, C.F.J. 11/2016 In: Environmental Sociology. 2, 4, p. 395-406. 12 p.
Journal article

Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Sociology
Lidskog, R., Waterton, C.F.J. 2016 In: Environmental Sociology. 2, 4, 5 p.
Editorial

Conceptual innovation in environmental sociology
Lidskog, R., Waterton, C.F.J. 2016 In: Environmental Sociology. 2, 4
Special issue

Loweswater
Waterton, C., Maberly, S., Norton, L., Tsouvalis, J., Watson, N., Winfield, I. 1/05/2015 In: Catchment and river basin management. London : Earthscan ISBN: 9781849713047.
Chapter

Committing to place: the potential of open collaborations for trusted environmental governance
Waterton, C.F.J., Maberly, S., Tsouvalis, J., Watson, N.M., Winfield, I., Norton, L. 5/03/2015 In: Plos Biology. 13, 3, 6 p.
Journal article

Opening up catchment science: an experiment in Loweswater, Cumbria, England
Waterton, C.F.J., Maberly, S.C., Norton, L., Tsouvalis, J.J., Watson, N.M., Winfield, I.J. 2015 In: Catchment and river basin management. London : Routledge ISBN: 9781849713047.
Chapter

Technocratic and economic ideals in the ecosystem services discourse
Turnout, E., Waterton, C., Neves, K., Buizer, M. 05/2014 In: Conservation Letters. 7, 3, 2 p.
Letter

Rethinking biodiversity: from goods and services to “living with”
Turnout, E., Waterton, C., Neves, K., Buizer, M. 06/2013 In: Conservation Letters. 6 , 3, p. 154–161. 8 p.
Journal article

Barcoding nature: shifting cultures of taxonomy in an age of biodiversity loss
Waterton, C., Ellis, R., Wynne, B. 2013 London : Routledge. 248 p. ISBN: 9780415554794 .
Book

Building 'participation' upon critique: The Loweswater Care Project, Cumbria, UK
Tsouvalis, J., Waterton, C. 10/2012 In: Environmental Modelling and Software. 36, p. 111-121. 12 p.
Journal article

Intra-actions in Loweswater, Cumbria: new collectives, blue-green algae, and the visualization of invisible presences through sound and science
Tsouvalis, J., Waterton, C., Winfield, I.J. 2012 In: Visuality/ materiality. Farnham : Ashgate Press p. 109-132. 24 p. ISBN: 9781409412229.
Chapter

A community approach to catchment management
Waterton, C., Maberly, S., Norton, L., Tsouvalis, J., Watson, N., Winfield, I.J. 08/2011 Newcastle upon Tyne : Rural Economy and Land Use Programme. 4 p.
Other report

Dealing with environmental challenges collectively: the Loweswater Care Project
Loweswater Care Project 2011 Statusdesign.co.uk. 24 p.
Other report

Experimenting with the Archive: STS-ers as Analysts and Co-constructors of Databases and other Archives
Waterton, C. 1/09/2010 In: Science, Technology, and Human Values. 35, 5, p. 645-676. 32 p.
Journal article

Barcoding nature: strategic naturalization and innovatory practice in the genomic ordering of things
Waterton, C. 05/2010 In: The Sociological Review. 52, Suppl. 1, p. 152-171. 19 p.
Journal article

Taxonomy, biodiversity and their publics in twenty-first-century DNA barcoding
Ellis, R., Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 2010 In: Public Understanding of Science. 19, 4, p. 497-512. 16 p.
Journal article

Plant sciences and the public good.
Stengel, K., Taylor, J.E., Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 05/2009 In: Science, Technology, and Human Values. 34, 3, p. 289-312. 24 p.
Journal article

Integrated catchment management and the WFD: Dealing with the complexity and uncertainty of diffuse pollution from agriculture
Watson, N., Heathwaite, L., Maberly, S., Norton, L., Waterton, C., Tsouvalis, J., Haygarth, P. 2009 In: Tearmann. n/a, 7, p. 195-210. 16 p.
Journal article

Assembling Nature: The Social and Political Lives of Biodiversity Software.
Ellis, R., Waterton, C., Pacha, M. 2007 Lancaster
Other

Taking a non-linear plunge into the mnemonick deep: review of G. Bowker's 'Memory practices in the sciences' (2005)
Waterton, C. 2007 In: Metascience. 16, 2, 25 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Understanding Loweswater: interdisciplinary research in practice
Waterton, C., Norton, L., Morris, J. 07/2006 In: Journal of Agricultural Economics. 57, 2, p. 277-293. 17 p.
Journal article

Scientists' Conceptions of the Boundaries Between Their Own Research and Policy.
Waterton, C. 1/12/2005 In: Science and Public Policy. 32, 6, p. 435-444. 10 p.
Journal article

Caught between the cartographic and the ethnographic imagination: the whereabouts of amateurs, professionals and nature in knowing biodiversity.
Ellis, R., Waterton, C. 2005 In: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 23, 5, p. 673-693. 21 p.
Journal article

Nature: Who Knows?
Ellis, R., Grove-White, R., Vogel, J., Waterton, C. 2005 Peterboroug, UK
Other

Environmental Citizenship in the Making: the participation of volunteer naturalists in UK biological recording and biodiversity policy.
Ellis, R., Waterton, C. 04/2004 In: Science and Public Policy. 31, 2, p. 95-101. 7 p.
Journal article

In the eye of the hurricane: knowledge and social order in the European Environment Agency
Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 2004 In: States of knowledge. London : Routledge p. 87-108. 22 p. ISBN: 9780415333610.
Chapter

Knowledge and Political Order in the European Environment Agency.
Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 2004 In: States of Knowledge: the co-production of science and social order. London : Routledge p. 87-108. 22 p. ISBN: 041533361X.
Chapter

Introduction to nature performed.
Szerszynski, B., Heim, W., Waterton, C.A. 2003 In: Nature performed: environment, culture and performance. Oxford : Blackwell p. 1-14. 14 p. ISBN: 1405114649.
Chapter

Messing about on the river
Waterton, C. 2003 In: Salmo Trutta. 6, p. 56-58. 3 p.
Journal article

Nature performed: Environment, Culture and Performance.
Szerszynski, B., Heim, W., Waterton, C. 2003 Blackwell. 226 p. ISBN: 9781405114646.
Book

Performing the classification of nature.
Waterton, C.A. 2003 In: Nature performed: environment, culture and performance. Oxford : Blackwell: Sociological Review monograph p. 111-129. 19 p. ISBN: 1405114649.
Chapter

From Field to Fantasy: Classifying Nature, Constructing Europe.
Waterton, C. 04/2002 In: Social Studies of Science. 32, 2, p. 177-204. 28 p.
Journal article

Scientists reflect on science : scientists' perspectives on contemporary science and environmental policy.
Waterton, C., Wynne, B.E., Grove-White, R.B., Mansfield, T. 2001 Lancaster : University of Lancaster, 41 p.
Working paper

The social learning group.
Waterton, C. 2001 In: Learning to manage global environmental risks. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press p. 93-114. 22 p.
Chapter

The social learning group.
Waterton, C. 2001 In: Learning to manage global environmental risks. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press p. 7-30. 24 p.
Chapter

Research and the bigger picture
Waterton, C. 2000 In: Science and Public Affairs. p. 22-23. 2 p.
Journal article

Can focus groups access community views?
Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 1998 In: Developing focus group research. London : Sage p. 127-143. 17 p. ISBN: 9780761955672.
Chapter

Public information on the environment: the role of the European Environment Agency
Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 1998 In: British environmental policy and Europe. London : Routledge p. 119-137. 19 p. ISBN: 9780415155007.
Chapter

Woodland sensibilities: recreational use of woods and forests in contemporary Britain -a report for the Forestry Commission
Waterton, C., MacNaghten, P., Grove-White, R., Weldon, S. 1998 Lancaster University: Centre for the Study of Environmental Change..
Commissioned report

Building the European Union: science and the cultural dimensions of environmental policy.
Waterton, C., Wynne, B. 09/1996 In: Journal of European Public Policy. 3, 3, p. 421-440. 20 p.
Journal article

CORINE: darling of conservation?
Waterton, C. 1996 In: Ecos. 16, 2
Journal article

European environmental information: CORINE and the EEA - but where are the NGOs?
Waterton, C. 1996 In: Ecos. 17, 1
Journal article

Imagine complexity : The past, present and future potential of complex thinking.
Shackley, S., Wynne, B., Waterton, C. 1996 In: Futures. 28, 3, p. 201-225. 25 p.
Journal article

CORINE: databases and nature conservation - the new politics of information in the European Union
Waterton, C., Grove-White, R., Wynne, B., Rodwell, J. 1995 Lancaster : Lancaster University: Centre for the Study of Environmental Change..
Other report

Public perceptions and the nuclear industry in West Cumbria - report to Cumbria County Council
Waterton, C., Wynne, B., Grove-White, R. 1993 Lancaster University: Centre for the Study of Environmental Change..
Commissioned report