Professor Stewart Lockie

Honorary Professorial Fellow
Professor Stewart Lockie
Head, School of Sociology
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
E: stewart.lockie@anu.edu.au
T: +61 2 6125 1743
Areas of expertise
Environmental Sociology
Environment Policy
Rural Sociology
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation And Social Impact Assessment

Research interests
Environmental sociology; Sociology of food and agriculture; Development studies; Social impact assessment

President, International Sociological Association Research Committee on Environment and Society (RC24).
Honorary Professorial Fellow, Charles Darwin University.
Adjunct Professor, Central Queensland University.
Editorial Board, Sociologia Ruralis
Associate Editor, Society and Natural Resources

Researcher's projects
The Social and Environmental Implications of Privately Regulated Food Quality Standards for Agri-Food Networks in Asia-Pacific (2009–2011). Australian Research Council.
Future Sustainability of Australia’s Mineral Industry, Stream 3 – Regional Minerals Futures: Regions in Transition (2009–2012). CSIRO Flagship Collaboration Research Fund.
Public Safety and Security of Supply of Energy Pipelines (2010–2020). Cooperative Research Centre for Energy Pipelines.

Current student projects
Maree Collins. Pathways to Better Practice: Developing evidence-based responses to current challenges of recruitment and retention in the child protection sector in Western Australia.
Jasmine Glover. Inserting South Indian production networks into geographies of the cut flower industry.
Hedda Ransan-Elliott. Understanding Human Migration as an Adaptation Response to Climate Change.
Rebeka Tennent. Aid for Trade: Private Food Standards, Food Security and Poverty Reduction.
Mei Ling Wong. Climate change policy in south East Asia.
Bui Duc Kinh. Ecosystem-based adaptation in the Mekong Delta: an integrated forest management.
Jules Wright. Water and identity.

Publications
Edwards, F., Dixon, J., Friel, S., Hall, G., Larsen, K., Lockie, S., Wood, B., Lawrence, M., Hanigan, I., Hogan, A. & L. Hattersley 2011 'Climate change adaptation at the intersection of food and health', Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, vol 23, no. 2, pp. 91-104
Lockie, S 2010, 'Neoliberal Regimes of Environmental Governance: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Agriculture in Australia', in Redclift, M and Woodgate, G (ed.), The International Handbook Of Environmental Sociology (2nd ed), Edward Elgar Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 364-.
Lockie, S & Carpenter, D, eds, 2010, Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets, Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom.
Lockie, S & Carpenter, D 2010, 'Agriculture, biodiversity and markets', in Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter (ed.), Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets: Livelihoods and Agroecology in Comparative Perspective, Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 1-14.
Lockie, S & Carpenter, D 2010, 'Agrobiodiversity and sustainable farm livelihoods: Policy implications and imperatives', in Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter (ed.), Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets: Livelihoods and Agroecology in Comparative Perspective, Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 303-314.
Lockie, S & Tennent, R 2010, 'Market Instruments and Collective Obligations for On-Farm Biodiversity Conservation', in Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter (ed.), Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets: Livelihoods and Agroecology in Comparative Perspective, Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 287-302.
Dumaresq, D, Carpenter, D & Lockie, S 2010, 'The Human Ecology of Agrobiodiversity', in Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter (ed.), Agriculture, Biodiversity and Markets: Livelihoods and Agroecology in Comparative Perspective, Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 33-46.
Lockie, S, Nancarrow, H & Sharma, S 2010, 'The Impact of Intimate Partner Abuse on Women's Health in the Bowen Basin and Mackay region of Central Queensland, Australia', Journal of Rural and Tropical Public Health, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 7-13.
Lockie, S & Williams, S 2010, 'Public Health and Moral Panic: Sociological Perspectives on the 'Epidemic of Obesity'', in Geoffrey Lawrence, Kristen Lyons and Tabatha Wallington (ed.), Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainability, Earthscan Publications Ltd, United Kingdom and USA, pp. 145-161.
Lockie, S 2009, 'Agricultural Biodiversity and Neoliberal regimes of Agri-Environmental Governance in Australia', Current Sociology, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 407-426.
Lockie, S 2009, 'Responsibility and agency within alternative food networks: assembling the "citizen consumer"', Agriculture and Human Values, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 193-201.
Lockie, S, Franettovich, M, PetkovaTimmer, V et al 2009, 'Coal Mining and the Resource Community Cycle: A Longitudinal Assessment of the Social Impacts of the Coppabella Coal Mine', Environmental Impact Assessment Review, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 330-339.
Lockie, S, Rockloff, S, Helbers, D et al 2009, 'Assessing the Social Impacts of Extensive Land Use Activities', Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 437-455.
Nancarrow, H, Lockie, S & Sharma, S 2009, 'Intimate Partner Abuse of Women in a Central Queensland Mining Region', Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, vol. 378, no. 2009, pp. 1-6.
PetkovaTimmer, V, Lockie, S, Rolfe, J et al 2009, 'Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities: Bowen Basin Case Studies', Rural Society, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 211-228.
Lockie, S 2008, 'Conversion or Co-option? The Implications of "Mainstreaming" for Producer and Consumer Agency within Fair Trade Networks', in Farnworth, Jiggins, Emyr Thomas (ed.), Creating Food Futures: trade ethics and the environment, Gower Publishing Ltd, England and the USA, pp. 215-227.
Lockie, S 2008, 'The state, rural environments, and globalisation:'action at a distance' via the Australian Landcare program', in Richard Munton (ed.), The Rural: Critical Essays in Human Geography, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England and the USA, pp. 443-457.
Lockie, S & Higgins, V 2008, 'Roll-out neoliberalism and hybrid practices of regulation in Australian agri-environmental governance', in Richard Munton (ed.), The Rural: Critical Essays in Human Geography, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England and the USA, pp. 459-469.
Lockie, S, Franetovich, M, Sharma, S et al 2008, 'Democratisation Versus Engagement? Current practice in Social Impact Assessment, Economic Impact Assessment and Community Participation in the Coal Mining Industry of the Bowen Basin, Australia', Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 177-187.
Lockie, S 2007, 'Deliberation and Actor-Networks: The "Practical" Implications of Social theory for the Assessment of Large Dams and Other Interventions', Society and Natural Resources, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 785-799.
Lockie, S & Higgins, V 2007, 'Roll-out neoliberalism and hybrid practices of regulation in Australian Agri-Environmental Governance', Journal of Rural Studies, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 1-11.
Ivanova, G, Rolfe, J, Lockie, S et al 2007, 'Assessing Social and Economic Impacts Associated with Changes in the Coal Mining Industry in the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia', Management of Environmental Quality, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 211-228.
Rolfe, J, Miles, B, Lockie, S et al 2007, 'Lessons from the Social and Economic Impacts of the Mining Boom in the Bowen Basin 2004-2006', Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 134-153.
Lockie, S 2006, 'Networks of Agri-Environmental Action: Temporality, Spatiality and Identity within Agricultural Environments', Sociologia Ruralis, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 22-39.
Lockie, S 2006, 'Capturing the Sustainability Agenda: Organic Foods and media discources on food scares, environment, genetic engineering and health', Agriculture and Human Values, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 313-323.
Lockie, S & Goodman, M 2006, 'Neoliberalism and the Problem of Space: Competing Rationalities of Governance in Fair Trade and Mainstream Agri-Environmental Networks', in Terry Marsden and Jonathan Murdoch (ed.), Between the Local and the Global: Confronting complexity in the contemporary agri-food sector, Elsevier, UK, Netherlands, USA, pp. 95-117.
Lockie, S, Halpin, D & Pearson, D 2006, 'Understanding the market for organic food.', in Kristiansen P, Taji A, Reganold J (ed.), Organic Agriculture: A Global Perspective, CSIRO Publishing, Australia, pp. 245-258.
Lockie, S, Lawrence, G & Cheshire, L 2006, 'Reconfiguring rural resource governance: The legacy of neo-liberalism in Australia', in Cloke P, Marsden T, Mooney P (ed.), Handbook of Rural Studies, Sage Publications, London, Thousand Oaks, New Delhi, pp. 29-43.
Lockie, S, Lyons, K, Lawrence, G et al 2006, Going Organic: Mobilizing Networks for Environmentally Responsible Food Production, CABI Publishing, Wallingford UK.
Rockloff, S & Lockie, S 2006, 'Democratisation of Coastal Zone Decision-Making for Indigenous Australians: Insights from Stakeholder Analysis', Coastal Management, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 251-266.
Lockie, S 2005, 'Interpreting the Australia-Philippines Food Trade in the Context of Debates on Food Security', in Niels Fold and Bill Pritchard (ed.), Cross-continental Food Chains, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Great Britain, pp. 94-108.
Lockie, S & Halpin, D 2005, 'The 'Conventionalisation' Thesis Reconsidered: Structural and Ideological Transformation of Australian Organic Agriculture', Sociologia Ruralis, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 284-307.
Lockie, S, Lawrence, G, Lyons, K et al 2005, 'Factors underlying support or opposition to biotechnology among Australian food consumers and implications for retailer-led food regulation', Food Policy, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 399-418.
Lockie, S & Salem, N 2005, 'Governing Consumption - Mobilizing 'the consumer' within genetically modified and organic food networks', in Higgins, V and Lawrence, G (ed.), Agricultural Governance - Globalization and the new politics of regulation, Routledge, England and the USA, pp. 153-168.

Projects and Grants
The Social and Environmental Implications of Privately Regulated Food Quality Standards for Agri-food Networks in Asia-Pacific (Primary Investigator)