Academic Sources

Social Science Resources on Rivers

Grey, D., & Sadoff, C. (2003). Beyond the river: the benefits of cooperation on international rivers. Water science and technology, 47(6), 91-96.

Auerbach, D. A., Deisenroth, D. B., McShane, R. R., McCluney, K. E., & Poff, N. L. (2014). Beyond the concrete: Accounting for ecosystem services from free-flowing rivers. Ecosystem Services, 10, 1-5.

Brown, J. C. (2015). Rivers, Fish, and the People: Tradition, Science, and Historical Ecology of Fisheries in the American West. Edited by Pei-Lin Yu.

King, J., Brown, C., & Sabet, H. (2003). A scenario‐based holistic approach to environmental flow assessments for rivers. River research and applications, 19(5‐6), 619-639.

Poff, N. L., Allan, J. D., Palmer, M. A., Hart, D. D., Richter, B. D., Arthington, A. H., … & Stanford, J. A. (2003). River flows and water wars: emerging science for environmental decision making. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 1(6), 298-306.

Wilby, R. L. (2016). Managing rivers in a changing climate. River Science: Research and Management for the 21st Century, 353-371.


Resources on “Place” Studies

Ackerman, J. W. (2002). Walden: A Sacred Geography. Antioch New England Graduate School Department of Environmental Studies Integrated Essay. Keene, New Hampshire.

Bachelard, G. (1994). The Poetics of Space: The Classical Look at How We Experience Intimate Places. Boston: Beacon Press.

Backlund, E.A. and Williams, D.R. (2004). A quantitative synthesis of place attachment research: Investigating past experience and place attachment. In Proceedings of the 2003 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium, ed. J. Murdy, pp. 320-325.

Budruk, M., Wilhelm Stanis, S.A., Schneider, I.E. and Anderson, D.H. (2011). Differentiating place attachment dimensions among proximate and distant visitors to two water-based recreation areas. Society & Natural Resources, 24(9), pp. 917-932.

Budruk, M., Wilhelm Stanis, S.A., Schenider, I.E. and Heisey, J.J. (2008). Crowding and experience-use history: A study of the moderating effect of place attachment among water-based recreationists. Environmental Management, 41, pp. 528-537.

Cantrill, J.G. (1992a). Perceiving environmental discourse: The cognitive playground. In J.G. Cantrill & C.L. Oravec (Eds.), The symbolic earth: Discourse and our creation of the environment (pp. 76-94). Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.

Cantrill, J.G. (1992b). Understanding environmental advocacy: Interdisciplinary research and the role of cognition. Journal of Environmental Education, 24, pp. 35-42.

Cantrill, J.G. (1998). The environment of self and sense of pace Communication foundations for regional ecosystem management. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 26(3), 301-318.

Cantrill, J.G. & Chimovitz, D.S. (1993). Culture, communication, and schema for environmental issues: An initial exploration. Communication Research Reports, 10(1) pp. 47-58.

Casey, E. (1996), How to get from space to place in a fairly short stretch of time: Phenomenological prolegomena. In S. Feld and K. Basso (eds), Sense of Place. Sana Fe: SAR Press.

Cresswell, T. (2004). Place: A Short Introduction. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Cronon, W.  (1996) The trouble with wilderness. William Cronon, Editor. Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature (pp. 69-90).  New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Cross, J.E. (2001). What is Sense of Place? Conference Paper, 12th Headwaters Conference, Western State College, November 2-4, 2001. Colorado State College, Open Papers Database.

Escobar, A. (2000). Place, power and networks in globalization and post development. In Karin Gwinn Wilkins, Ed., Redeveloping Communication for Social Change: Theory, Practice and Power, pp. 163-173. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Escobar, A. (2001). Culture sits in places: reflections on globalism and subaltern strategies of localization. Political Geography, 20, pp. 139-174.

Feld, S. and Basso, K.H. (1996). Senses of Place. Houston, TX: Brown Foundation Publication.

Farnum, J., Hall, T., and Kruger, L.E. (2005). Sense of place in natural resource recreation and tourism: An evaluation and assessment of research findings. General Technical Report, USDA, Pacific Northwestern Research Station.

Fritz, S. (1981). The Sense of Place. Boston: CBI Publishing Company, Inc.

Gallagher, W. (1991). The Power of Place: How our Surroundings Shape our Thoughts, Emotions, and Actions. New York, NY: Harper.

Giddens, A. (1991). Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age. Cambridge: Polity.

Gruenewald, D.A. (2003). Foundations of place: A multidisciplinary framework for place-conscious education, American Education Resources, 40(3), pp. 619-654.

Gustafson, P. (2001). Meanings of place: Everyday experience and theoretical conceptualizations. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21, pp. 5-16.

Hall, D. M., Gilbertz, S.J., Horton, C.C. and Peterson, T.R. (2011). Integrating divergent representations of place into decision contexts. In W. Steward, D. Williams and L. Kruger (eds) Connecting Place to Practice: Concepts and Techniques to Improve Land-Use Planning. Oregon State University Press.

Harvey, D. (1996). Justice: Nature and the Geography of Difference. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell. Presented by Orr, J. (Chapter, PDF Form, Syracuse University course, Blackboard). Retrieved April 2, 2011.

Hay, R. (1998). Sense of place in developmental context. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, pp. 5-29.

Hidalgo, M. C. and Hernandez, B. (2001). Place attachment: Conceptual and empirical questions. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21, pp. 273-281.

Hubbard, P. and Kitchin, R. (2009). Key Thinkers on Space and Place, 2nd Ed. London: Sage Publications.

Hummon, D. (1992). Community attachment: Local sentiment and sense of place. In I. Altman and S. Low (Eds.), Place Attachment. New York: Plenum.

Jorgensen, B.S. and Stedman, R.C. (2001). Sense of place as an attitude: Lakeshore owners’ attitudes toward their properties. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21, pp. 233-248.

Kasarda, J.D. and Janowitz, M. (1974). Community attachment in mass society. American Sociological Review, 39 (June), pp. 328-339.

Kyle, G., Graefe, A., Manning, R. and Bacon, J. (2003). An examination of the relationship between leisure and place attachment among hikers along the Appalachian Trail. Journal of Leisure Research, 35(3), pp. 249-273.

Kyle, G., Graefe, A., Manning, R. and Bacon, J. (2004). Effects of place attachment on users’ perceptions of social and environmental conditions in a natural setting. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 24, pp. 213-225.

Lewicka, M. (2011). Place attachment: How far have we come in the last 40 years? Journal of Environmental Psychology, 31, pp. 207-230.

Low, S.M. and Irwin, A. (1992, Eds.) “Introduction,” in Place Attachment. New York: Plenum Press, pp. 1-12.

Low, S. M. (1992). Symbolic ties that bind: Place attachment in the plaza.” In I. Altmand and S. Low (Eds,), Place Attachment, New York: Plenum Press.

Low, S.M. and Lawrence-Zuniga, D. (2011). The Anthropology of Space and Place: Locating Culture. London: Blackwell Publishing.

Massey, D. (1994). Space, place and gender. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Massey, D. (1997). A global sense of place. In A. Gray, & J. McGuigan, Studying culture (pp. 232–240).

Massey, D. (2004). Geographies of responsibility. Geografiska Annaler, 86B, 5-18. In Lewicka, M. (2011). Place attachment: How far have we come in the last 40 years? Journal of Environmental Psychology, 31, p. 210.

Massey, D. (2005). For Space. London: Sage Publications.

McMillan, D. (1976). Sense of Community: An attempt at definition. Unpublished manuscript, George Peabody College for Teachers, TN: Nashville. In D.W. McMillan and D.M. Chavis (1986), Sense of Community’: A definition and theory. Journal of Community Psychology, 14, pp. 6-23.

McMillan, D. W. (1996). Sense of Community. Journal of Community Psychology, 24(4), pp. 315-225.

McMillan, D.W. and Chavis, D.M. (1986). ‘Sense of Community’: A definition and theory. Journal of Community Psychology, 14, pp. 6-23.

Million, M.L. (1993). “It Was Home”: A Phenomenology of Place and Involuntary Displacement as Illustrated by the Forced Dislocation of Five Southern Alberta Families in the Oldman River Dam Flood Area. Doctoral dissertation, Saybrook Institute Graduate School and Research Center, San Francisco, California.

Milstein, T., Anguiano, C., Sandoval, J., Chen, Y-W., and Dickinson, E. (2011). Communicating a “New” environmental vernacular: A Sense of Relations-in-Pace Communication Monographs, 78(4), pp. 486-510.

Meyrowitz, J. (1985). No Sense of Place: The Impact of Electronic Media on Social Behavior. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mitchell, W.J., Landscape and Power, 2nd Edition. ( 2002). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Moore, R.L. and Scott, D. (2003). Place attachment and context: Comparing a park and a trail within. Forest Science, 49, pp. 877-884.

Paasi, A. (2002). Place and region: Regional worlds and words. Progressive Human Geography, 26, pp. 802 – 811.

Paasi, A. (2003). Region and place: Regional identity in question. Progressive Human Geography, 27, pp. 475 – 485.

Petrova, S., Cihar, M. and Bouzarovski, S. (2011). Local nuances in the perception of nature protection and place attachment: a tale of two parks. Area, 43(3), pp. 327-335.

Proshansky, H.M. (1978). The city and self-identity. Environmental Behavior, 10(2), pp. 147-169.

Relph, E. (1976). Place and Placelessness. London: Pion.

Rowe, G. and Frewer, L.J. (2004). Evaluating public-participation exercises: A research agenda. Science, Technology & Human Values, 29(4), pp. 512-566.

Ryan. V.D., Agnitsch, K.A., Lujun, Z. and Mullick, R. (2005). Making sense of voluntary participation: A theoretical synthesis. Rural Sociology, 70(3), 287-313.

Seamon, D. (2000). A Way of Seeing People and Place. Phenomenology in Environment-Behavior Research. In Seymour Wapner, (Ed.) Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Research: Underlying Assumptions, Research Problems, and Methodologies.

Selman, P. Carter, C. Lawrence, A., and Morgan, C. (2010). Re-connecting with a neglected river through imaginative engagement. Ecology and Society 15(3): 18. [online] URL:

Semken, S. (2005). Sense of place and place-based introductory geoscience teaching for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduates.  Journal of Geoscience Education, 53 (2), pp. 149-157.

Sharpe, E.K. and Ewert, A.W. (2000). Interferences in place attachment: Implications for wilderness. USDA Forest Service Proceedings, 15(3), pp. 218-222.

Sheldrake, P. (2001). Spaces for the Sacred: Place, Memory, and Identity. Baltimore, M.D. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Smith, N. (1984;1990). Uneven Development: Nature, Capital, and the Production of Space. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Soje, E.W. (1989). Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory. London: Verso.

Sternberg, E.M., (M.D.). (2009). Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Press.

Stoklos, D. and Shumaker, S.A. (1981). People in places: A transactional view of settings. In Cognition, Social Behavior, and the Environment, Ed. J.H. Harvey, pp. 441-488. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Trentleman, C.K. (2009). Place attachment and community attachment: A primer grounded in the lived experience of a community sociologist. Society & Natural Resources, 22(3), pp. 191-210.

Tuan, Y-F. (1974). Topophilia: A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes and Values. New York: Columbia University Press.

Tuan, Y-F. (1977). Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience. London: Edward Arnold.

Tuler, S. and Webler, T. (1999). Voices from the forest: What participants expect from a public participation process. Society & Natural Resources, 12, pp. 437-453.

Walker, A.J., and Ryan, R.R. (2008). Place attachment and landscape preservation in rural New England: A Maine case study. Landscape and Urban Planning, 86, pp. 141-152.

Williams, D.R. and Patterson, M.E. (1996). Environmental meaning and ecosystem management: Perspectives from environmental psychology and human geography. Society & Natural Resources, 9, pp. 507-521.

Resources on Citizen Participation

Irvin, R. A., & Stansbury, J. (2004). Citizen participation in decision making: Is it worth the effort?. Public administration review, 64(1), 55-65.

Resources on Digital Storytelling & Creative Engagement

Barkin, Steve M. (1984, Winter). The Journalist as Storyteller: An Interdisciplinary Perspective.  American Journalism, pp. 27-33.

Bidwell, N.J., Reitmaier, T., and Marsden, G. (2010). Designing with Mobile Digital Storytelling in Rural Africa. Proceedings of the 28th  IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning.

Blake, M. E., & Bartel, V. (1999). Storytelling in the classroom: Personal narratives and pre-service teachers. The New England Reading Association Journal, 35, pp. 3-6.

Bornat, J. (1999). Is oral history auto/biography? In A. Bryman & R. Burgess (Eds.), Qualitative Research (pp. 193-205). London:Sage.

Broderick, C. B. (1995). “That reminds me of a story …”: The therapeutic use of cautionary tales. Contemporary Family Therapy, 17, pp. 17-26.

Bryman, A. and Burgess, R.G. (Eds.). (1999). Qualitative Research, London: Sage.

Burgess, J., Foth, M. & Klaebe, H. (2006). Everyday creativity as civic engagement: A cultural citizenship view of new media. Paper presented at the Communications Policy & Research Forum, Sydney. Retrieved on October 27, 2011.

Center for Digital Storytelling (2006). Digital Storytelling Cookbook.

Couldry, N. (2000). Media organisations and non-media people. In Curran, J. (Ed), 2000, Media Organisations in Society. London: Arnold.

Couldry, N.  (2009).  Digital storytelling, media research and democracy:  Conceptual choices and alternative futures. In Knut Lundby (Ed.), Digital Storytelling, Mediatized Stories: Self-representations in new media (pp. 41-60).  New York: P. Lang.

Crane, Beverley. (2008). Digital storytelling changes the way we write stories. Information Searcher 18 (1), pp. 3-9, 35.

Divinyi, J. E. (1995). Storytelling: An enjoyable and effective therapeutic tool. Contemporary Family Therapy, 17, pp. 27-37.

Fields, A. M., and Díaz, K.A. (2008). Fostering Community through Digital Storytelling: a Guide for Academic Libraries. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Frohlich, D.M., Rachovides, K.,

Hartley, J. and McWilliam, K. (2009). Story Circle: Digital Storytelling Around the World. Malden, MA: Wiley Publishing.

Haven, Kendall F. Story Proof: the Science behind the Startling Power of Story. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.

Hill, L. (1992). Fairy tales: Visions for problem resolution in eating disorders. Journal of Counseling and Development, 70, pp. 584-587.

Hohr, H. (2000). Dynamic aspects of fairy tales: Social and emotional competence through fairy tales. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 44.

Isbell. R., Sobol, J. Lindauer, L. and Lowrance, A. (2004). The effects of storytelling and story reading on the oral language complexity and story comprehension of young children. Early Childhood Education Journal, 32(2) pp. 157-163.

Johnston, J. R., Breunig, K., Garrity, C., & Baris, M. (1997). Through the eyes of children: Healing stories for children of divorce. New York: Free Press.

Kidd, J. (2006). Digital Storytelling at the BBC: the reality of innovative audience participation. Published Dissertation: London: The University of Manchester.

Klaebe, H. (2006). Sharing stories: Problems and potentials of oral history and digital storytelling and the writer/producer’s role in constructing a public place. Published PhD. Dissertation: Queensland University of Technology, School of Creative Writing.

Langer, J. (1998). Thinking and doing literature: An 8-year study. English Journal, 87(2), pp. 16-23.

Lundby, K. (2008). Digital Storytelling, Mediatized Stories: Self-Representations in New Media.

Meadows, D. (2003). Digital storytelling: Research-based practice in new media. Visual Communication, 2, pp. 189-193.

Murray, S. L. (1994). Storytelling in close relationships: The construction of confidence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 20, pp. 650-663.

Ohler, J. (2008). Thinking about story: The Story Core, story mapping, story types. Chapter in Digital storytelling in the classroom: New media pathways to literacy, learning and creativity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, pp. 70 – 86.

Penno, J. F., Wilkinson, I. A. G., & Moore, D. W. (2002). Vocabulary acquisition from teacher explanation and repeated listening to stories: Do they overcome the Matthew Effect? Journal of Educational Psychology, 94, pp. 23-33.

Rule, L. (2010, April). Digital Storytelling Has Never Been So Easy Or So Powerful. Knowledge Quest, 38(4), pp. 56-57.

Schafer, L. (2004, Sept.). Models for digital storytelling and interactive narratives. Cosign, pp. 14-16.

Schaffer, J. (2010). “New Voices: What Works, Lessons From Funding Five Years of Community News Startups.”

Seven Things You Should Know About Digital Storytelling:

Spierling, U., Grasbon, N., Braun N. and Iurgel, I. (2002). Setting the scene: Playing digital director in interactive storytelling and creation. Computers & Graphics, 26(1), pp. 31-44.

Taylor, S. E., Aspinwall, L. G., Giuliano, T. A., Dakof, G. A., & Reardon, K. K. (1993). Storytelling and coping with stressful events.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 23, pp. 703-733.

Thompson, M. (2005). Digital storytelling: Combining literacy and technology. Information Searcher 15(4), pp. 3-6.

Resources on Life Narratives and Oral History Methods