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International WaTERS Network Publications

 2019 Human Geography 12(1) special issue, edited by Dr. Jacqueline Goldin. Subscription access can be found here.

2019 Water International 44(2) special issue. Open access can be found here.

Boelens, R., Perreault, T., & Vos, J. (2018). Water Justice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Subscription access can be found here.

Rodina, L., Baker, L.A., Galvin, M., Golden, J., Harris, L.M., Manungfala, T., Musemwa, M., Sutherland, C., & G. Ziervogel (2017). Water, equity and resilience in Southern Africa: future directions for research and practice. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 26-27: 143-151. Preprint PDF of the article here.

International WaTERS Network-Related Publications

 Members of the International WaTERS Network frequently publish new and cutting edge work. If you are interested in sharing your publications with the network please forward them to internationalwatersubc@gmail.com. Recent selected publications are listed below:

Alba, Rossella, Silja Klepp, and Antje Bruns. "Environmental justice and the politics of climate change adaptation–the case of Venice."Geographica Helvetica 75.4 (2020): 363-368.

Alba, R., Kooy, M., & Bruns, A. (2020). Conflicts, cooperation and experimentation: Analysing the politics of urban water through Accra’s heterogeneous water supply infrastructureEnvironment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 2514848620975342. 

Alba, R., Bruns, A., Bartels, L. E., & Kooy, M. (2019). Water Brokers: Exploring Urban Water Governance through the Practices of Tanker Water Supply in AccraWater, 11(9), 1919.

Antwi, S.H., Getty, D., Linnane, S., et al., COVID-19 water sector responses in Europe: A scoping review of preliminary governmental interventionScience of the Total Environment

Benidickson, Jamie. 2019. "Levelling the Lake: Transboundary Resource Management in the Lake of the Woods Watershed." UBC Press.

Beresford, M. (2020). The embedded economics of water: Insights from economic anthropologyWiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, e1443. 

Bourblanc, M., & Blanchon, D. (2019). Political ecologies of water in South Africa: A literature reviewWiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water.

Brisbois, B. W., Spiegel, J. M., & Harris, L. (2019). Health, environment and colonial legacies: Situating the science of pesticides, bananas and bodies in Ecuador. Social Science & Medicine, 239, 112529. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112529.

García-Mollá, M., Ortega-Reig, M., Boelens, R., & Sanchis-Ibor, C. (2020). Hybridizing the commons. Privatizing and outsourcing collective irrigation management after technological change in Spain. World Development, 132, 104983. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.104983

Gunnell, K., Mulligan, M., Francis, R. A., & Hole, D. G. (2019). Evaluating natural infrastructure for flood management within the watersheds of selected global citiesScience of the Total Environment, 670, 411-424. 

Harris, L. M., Staddon, C., Wutich, A., Budds, J., Jepson, W., Pearson, A. L., & Adams, E. A. (2020). Water sharing and the right to water: Refusal, rebellion and everyday resistancePolitical Geography, 102245. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2020.102245

Harris, L.M., Shah, S.H., Wilson, N.J. and J. Nelson (Eds.). (2019). Special Issue “Water Governance: Retheorizing Politics.” Water 11.

Hommes, L., Boelens, R., Bleeker, S., Stoltenborg, D., Duarte-Abadía, B., & Vos, J. (2019). Water governmentalities: The shaping of hydrosocial territories, water transfers and rural–urban subjects in Latin AmericaEnvironment and Planning E: Nature and Spacehttps://doi.org/10.1177/2514848619886255

Jepson, W., Wutich, A., & Harris, L. (2019). Water-security capabilities and the human right to water. In F. Sultana & A. Loftus (Eds.), Water politics: Governance, justice and the right to water: Routledge. Book available here.

Lankford, B., Closas, A., Dalton, J., López Gunn, E., Hess, T., Knox, J. W., . . . Zwarteveen, M. (2020). A scale-based framework to understand the promises, pitfalls and paradoxes of irrigation efficiency to meet major water challenges. Global Environmental Change, 65, 102182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102182

Meehan, K., Jepson, W., Harris, L.M., et al. “Exposing the myths of household water insecurity in the global north: A critical review”. WIREs Water. 2020; 7:e1486. https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1486. Open access to publication available here.

Mirumachi, N. (2020). Informal water diplomacy and power: A case of seeking water security in the Mekong River basin.  Environmental Science & Policy, 114: 86-95.

Özerol, G., & Harris, L. M. (2020). Gender-sensitive analysis of water governance: Insights for engendering energy transitions. In Engendering the Energy Transition (pp. 59-82): Springer.

Rodina, L., & Chan, K. M. A. (2019). Expert views on strategies to increase water resilience: evidence from a global surveyEcology and Society, 24(4). doi:10.5751/ES-11302-240428

Rosinger, A. Y., Brewis, A., Wutich, A., Jepson, W., Staddon, C., Stoler, J., & Young, S. L. (2020). Water borrowing is consistently practiced globally and is associated with water-related system failures across diverse environmentsGlobal Environmental Change, 64, 102148. 

Stoler, J., Jepson, W. E., & Wutich, A. (2020). Beyond handwashing: Water insecurity undermines COVID-19 response in developing areasJournal of Global Health, 10(1). 

Strube, J. and K. Thomas. 2021. Damming Rainy Lake and the ongoing production of hydro-colonialism in the US-Canadian Boundary WatersWater Alternatives. 14(1): 19–41. 

Thomas, Kimberley Anh. "The Problem with Solutions: Development Failures in Bangladesh and the Interests They Obscure." Annals of the American Association of Geographers  (2020): 1-21.

Tomaz, P., Jepson, W., & Santos, J. d. O. (2020). Urban Household Water Insecurity from the Margins: Perspectives from Northeast BrazilThe Professional Geographer, 1-18. 

Sultana, Farhana. "Embodied Intersectionalities of Urban Citizenship: Water, Infrastructure, and Gender in the Global South." Annals of the American Association of Geographers  (2020): 1-18.

Vishal, Narain and Sameer H. Shah. 2019. "From Jal Shakti to Jal Prabandhan: Changing the Narrative of India's Water Crisis." www.governancenow.com. Based on a previously published article: Shah, Sameer H. and Vishal Narain. 2019. "Re-framing India's "Water Crisis": An Institutions and Entitlements Perspective". Geoforum, 101, 76-79. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.02.030

 Vos, J., Boelens, R., Venot, J.-P., & Kuper, M. (2020). Rooted water collectives: Towards an analytical framework. Ecological Economics, 173, 106651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106651

Wutich, Amber, Melissa Beresford, Julia C Bausch, Weston Eaton, Kathryn J Brasier, Clinton F Williams, and Sarah Porter. "Identifying Stakeholder Groups in Natural Resource Management: Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Social Network Approaches." Society & Natural Resources  (2020): 1-8.

Zeitoun, M., Mirumachi, N., Warner, J. (2020). Water Conflicts: Analysis for Transformation. Oxford University Press: New York