June 2008

 

Editorial

Water, politics and development: Introducing Water Alternatives
François Molle, Peter P. Mollinga and Ruth Meinzen-Dick
Water Alternatives 1(1): 1-1                        Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Articles

Water, politics and development: Framing a political sociology of water resources management
Peter P. Mollinga
Water Alternatives 1(1): 24-47                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A political economy of water in southern Africa
Larry A. Swatuk
Water Alternatives 1(1): 24-47                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water rights arenas in the Andes: Networks to strengthen local water control
Rutgerd Boelens
Water Alternatives 1(1):  48-65                     Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

River-basin politics and the rise of ecological democracy in Southeast Asia and Southern Africa
Christopher Sneddon and Coleen Fox
Water Alternatives 1(1): 66-88                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Lost in translation: The participatory imperative and local water governance in north Thailand and southwest Germany
Andreas Neef
Water Alternatives 1(1): 89-110                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Men, masculinities and water powers in irrigation
Margreet Zwarteveen
Water Alternatives 1(1): 111-130                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Nirvana concepts, storylines and policy models: Insights from the water sector
François Molle
Water Alternatives 1(1): 131-156                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Distilling or diluting? Negotiating the water research-policy interface
Frances Cleaver and Tom Franks
Water Alternatives 1(1): 157-176                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Book Reviews

Modern myths of the Mekong: A critical review of water and development concepts, principles and policies. (Kummu, M.; Keskinen, M. and Varis, O. (Eds). 2008).
Rajesh Daniel
Water Alternatives 1(1): 177-179               Full Text - PDF

 

October 2008

Articles

Reflections from South Africa on a possible benefit-sharing approach for transboundary waters
Antony Turton

Water Alternatives 1(2): 180-200               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics of model maintenance: The Murray Darling and Brantas River Basins compared
Anjali Bhat

Water Alternatives 1(2): 201-218               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Liberalization reform, ‘neo-centralism’ and black market: The political diseconomy of Lake Nasser fishery development
Christophe Béné, Bastien Bandi and Fanny Durville

Water Alternatives 1(2): 219-235              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The ambiguity of community: Debating alternatives to private sector provision of urban water supply
Karen Bakker

Water Alternatives 1(2): 236-252              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water institutional reforms in Scotland: Contested objectives and hidden disputes
Antonio Ioris

Water Alternatives 1(2): 253-270               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Contested hydrohegemony: Hydraulic control and security in Turkey
Jeroen Warner

Water Alternatives 1(2): 271-288               Abstract   | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

The environmental history of water (P.S. Jutti, T.S. Katko and H.S.Vuorinen (Eds). 2008. IWA Publishing, London, UK).
Gabor Laszlo Szanto
Water Alternatives 1(2): 289-291               Full Text - PDF

International water security: Domestic threats and opportunities (Nevelina I. Pachova, Mikiyasu Nakayama and Libor Jansky. 2008. United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan)
Mark Giordano
Water Alternatives 1(2): 292-293               Full Text - PDF

February 2017

Articles

The science-policy interface: Perceptions and strategies of the Iberian 'new water culture' expert community
Jeanie J. Bukowski

Water Alternatives 10(1): 1-21                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Sociospatial understanding of water politics: Tracing the multi-dimensionality of water reuse
Ross Beveridge, Timothy Moss and Matthias Naumann

Water Alternatives 10(1): 22-40                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Social networks for management of water scarcity: Evidence from the San Miguel Watershed, Sonora, Mexico
Luis Alan Navarro-Navarro, Jose Luis Moreno-Vazquez and Christopher A. Scott

Water Alternatives 10(1): 41-64                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water for survival, water for pleasure – A biopolitical perspective on the social sustainability of the basic water agenda
Sofie Hellberg

Water Alternatives 10(1): 65-80                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Transformations accompanying a shift from surface to drip irrigation in the Cànyoles watershed, Valencia, Spain
Saioa Sese-Minguez, Harm Boesveld, Sabina Asins-Velis, Saskia van der Kooij and Jerry Maroulis

Water Alternatives 10(1): 81-99                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Disaggregating orders of water scarcity- The politics of nexus in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, Tanzania
Anna Mdee

Water Alternatives 10(1): 100-115               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Women and rural water management: Token representatives or paving the way to power?
Christina Geoffrey Mandara, Anke Niehof and Hilje van der Horst

Water Alternatives 10(1): 116-133               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Barriers and opportunities for the involvement of indigenous knowledge in water resource management in the Gam River Basin in north-east Vietnam
Thi Hieu Nguyen and Anne Ross

Water Alternatives 10(1): 134-159               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cultivating innovation and equity in co-production of commercialized spring water in peri-urban Bandung, Indonesia
Anindrya Nastiti, Sander V. Meijerink, Mark Oelmann, A.J.M. Smits, Barti S. Muntalif, Arief Sudradjat and Dwina Roosmini

Water Alternatives 10(1): 160-180               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A paradigm confronting reality: The river basin approach and local water management spaces in the Pucara Basin, Bolivia
Vladimir Cossío and Julie Wilk

Water Alternatives 10(1): 181-194               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

 

Viewpoints

Viewpoint: Another well-intentioned bad investment in irrigation: The Millennium Challenge Corporation’s 'compact' with the Republic of Niger
Douglas J. Merrey and Hilmy Sally

Water Alternatives 10(1): 195-203               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

February 2009

 

Articles

Ecology and equity in rights to land and water: A study in south eastern Palakkad in Kerala
Jyothi Krishnan and Abey George

Water Alternatives 2(1): 1-15                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Organising water: The hidden role of intermediary work
Timothy Moss, Will Medd, Simon Guy and Simon Marvin

Water Alternatives 2(1): 16-33               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water and poverty in two Colombian watersheds
Nancy Johnson, James García, Jorge E. Rubiano, Marcela Quintero, Rubén Estrada, Esther Mwangi, Adriana Moreno, Alexandra Peralta and Sara Granados

Water Alternatives 2(1): 34-52               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Special Section: Transformations of rural water governance. Guest editor Andreas Neef

Transforming rural water governance: Towards deliberative and polycentric models?
Andreas Neef

Water Alternatives 2(1): 53-60               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Path dependencies and institutional bricolage in post-soviet water governance
Jenniver Sehring

Water Alternatives 2(1): 61-81                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Developing participatory models of watershed management in the Sugar Creek watershed (Ohio, USA)
Jason Shaw Parker, Richard Moore and Mark Weaver

Water Alternatives 2(1): 82-100              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Place-based knowledge networks: The case of water management in South-West Victoria, Australia
Kevin O’Toole, Anne Wallis and Brad Mitchell

Water Alternatives 2(1): 101-114             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Polycentrism and poverty: Experiences of rural water supply reform in Namibia
Thomas Falk, Bernadette Bock and Michael Kirk

Water Alternatives 2(1): 115-137             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Viewpoint

Viewpoint - Further ideas towards a water ethic
Adrian C. Armstrong

Water Alternatives 2(1): 138-147              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint - Butterflies vs. hydropower: Reflections on large dams in contemporary Africa
Henry Shirazu Alhassan

Water Alternatives 2(1): 148-160               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Book Reviews

Gender and natural resource management: Livelihoods, mobility and interventions (B. Resurreccion, and R. Elmhirst (Eds). 2008).
Louis Lebel and Santita Ganjanapan
Water Alternatives 2(1): 161-163               Full Text - PDF

Water and peace for the people: Possible solutions to water disputes in the Middle East (J.M. Trondalen. 2008).
Mark Zeitoun
Water Alternatives 2(1): 164-166               Full Text - PDF

June 2009

Articles

Fishing for influence: Fisheries science and evidence in water resource development in the Mekong basin
Richard M. Friend

Water Alternatives 2(2): 167-182               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

African models for transnational river basin organisations in Africa: An unexplored dimension
Douglas J. Merrey

Water Alternatives 2(2): 183-204               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Continuing discontinuities: Local and state perspectives on cattle production and water management in Botswana
Emmanuel Manzungu, Tiego J. Mpho and Africa Mpale-Mudanga

Water Alternatives 2(2): 205-224               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Europeanisation and the rescaling of water services: Agency and state spatial strategies in the Algarve, Portugal
Andreas Thiel

Water Alternatives 2(2): 225-244               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Changing power relations in the Nile river basin: Unilateralism vs. cooperation?
Ana E. Cascão

Water Alternatives 2(2): 245-268              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics of PVC: Technology and institutions in upland water management in northern Thailand
Nathan Badenoch

Water Alternatives 2(2): 269-288               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Total water management: Practices for a sustainable future (Neil S. Grigg. 2008).
Tapio S. Katko
Water Alternatives 2(2): 289-290               Full Text - PDF

Transboundary water governance in southern Africa (Larry A. Swatuk and Lars Wirkus. 2009).
Coleen Fox
Water Alternatives 2(2): 291-292               Full Text - PDF

Environmental protection of international watercourses under international law (McIntyre, O. 2007).
Joseph W. Dellapenna
Water Alternatives 2(2): 293-296               Full Text - PDF

October 2009

 Articles

Is the water sector lagging behind education and health on aid effectiveness? Lessons from Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Uganda
Katharina Welle, Josephine Tucker, Alan Nicol, Barbara Evans

Water Alternatives 2(3): 297-314              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Institutions that cannot manage change: A Gandhian perspective on the Cauvery dispute in South India
Narendar Pani

Water Alternatives 2(3): 315-327               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Themed Section: Hydraulic Bureaucracies: Flows of Water, Flows of Power

Hydraulic bureaucracies and the hydraulic mission: Flows of water, flows of power
François Molle, Peter P. Mollinga, Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 2(3): 328-349               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The end of abundance: How water bureaucrats created and destroyed the southern California oasis
David Zetland

Water Alternatives 2(3): 350-369               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

"Agua para todos": The new regionalist hydraulic paradigm in Spain
Elena Lopez-Gunn

Water Alternatives 2(3): 370-394               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The hydraulic mission and the Mexican hydrocracy: Regulating and reforming the flows of water and power4
Philippus Wester, Edwin Rap, Sergio Vargas-Velázquez

Water Alternatives 2(3): 395-415               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Hydraulic bureaucracy in a modern hydraulic society - Strategic group formation in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Hans-Dieter Evers and Simon Benedikter

Water Alternatives 2(3): 416-439               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The fluctuating political appeal of water engineering in Australia
Lin R. Crase, Suzanne M. O’Keefe, Brian E. Dollery

Water Alternatives 2(3): 440-447               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Beyond bureaucracy? Assessing institutional change in the governance of water in England
Nigel Watson, Hugh Deeming and Raphael Treffny

Water Alternatives 2(3): 448-460               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The Water Resources Board: England and Wales’ venture into national water resource planning 1964-73
Christine McCulloch

Water Alternatives 2(3): 461-475               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Viewpoint

The right irrigation? Policy directions for agricultural water management in sub-Saharan Africa
Bruce Lankford

Water Alternatives 2(3): 476-480               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Global corruption report 2008: Corruption in the water sector (Zinnbauer, D. and Dobson, R. 2008).
Undala Alam
Water Alternatives 2(3): 481-482               Full Text - PDF

February 2010

 Articles

A critical review of public-public partnerships in water services
Gemma Boag and David A. McDonald

Water Alternatives 3(1): 1-25                 Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Opponents and supporters of water policy change in the Netherlands and Hungary
Saskia E. Werners, Jeroen Warner, Dik Roth

Water Alternatives 3(1): 26-47               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Learning to voice? Evolving roles of family farmers in the coordination of large-scale irrigation schemes in Morocco
Nicolas Faysse, Mostafa Errahj, Marcel Kuper, Mohamed Mahdi

Water Alternatives 3(1): 48-67               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Themed Section: Local Approaches to IWRM
Guest editors: John Butterworth and Jeroen Warner

Finding practical approaches to Integrated Water Resources Management
John Butterworth, Jeroen Warner, Patrick Moriarty, Stef Smits, and Charles Batchelor

Water Alternatives 3(1): 68-81               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The cathedral and the bazaar: Monocentric and polycentric river basin management
Bruce Lankford and Nick Hepworth

Water Alternatives 3(1): 82-101              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Multiple-use services as alternative to rural water supply services - A characterisation of the approach
Stef Smits, Barbara van Koppen, Patrick Moriarty and John Butterworth

Water Alternatives 3(1): 102-121              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Developing a practical approach to 'light IWRM' in the Middle East
Patrick Moriarty, Charles Batchelor, P. Laban, H. Fahmy, and F.T. Abd-Alhadi

Water Alternatives 3(1): 122-136              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The fine art of boundary spanning – Making space for water in the East Netherlands
Jeroen Warner, Kris Lulofs and Hans Bressers

Water Alternatives 3(1): 137-153              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint

Water variability, soil nutrient heterogeneity and market volatility – Why sub-Saharan Africa’s Green Revolution will be location-specific and knowledge-intensive
Pieter van der Zaag

Water Alternatives 2(3): 154-160               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Troubled waters – Palestinians denied access to water (Amnesty International, 2009).
Jason Brozek
Water Alternatives 3(1): 161-163               Full Text - PDF

Interlinking of rivers in India: Issues and concerns (M. Monirul Q. Mirza; Ahsan Uddin Ahmed; Q.K. Ahmad, 2008).
François Molle
Water Alternatives 3(1): 164-166               Full Text - PDF

June 2010

Special Issue: WCD+10: Revisiting the large dam controversy
Guest editors: Deborah Moore, John Dore, Dipak Gyawali

Preface
Achim Steiner

Water Alternatives 3(2): 1-2                        Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The World Commission on Dams + 10: Revisiting the large dam controversy
Deborah Moore, John Dore, Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 3(2): 3-13                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Lost in development’s shadow: The downstream human consequences of dams
Brian D. Richter, Sandra Postel, Carmen Revenga, Thayer Scudder, Bernhard Lehner, Allegra Churchill, Morgan Chow

Water Alternatives 3(2): 14-42                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Initiatives in the hydro sector post World Commission on Dams – The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Forum
Helen Locher, Geir Yngve Hermansen, Gudni A. Johannesson, Yu Xuezhong, Israel Phiri, David Harrison, Joerg Hartmann, Michael Simon, Donal O’Leary, Courtney Lowrance, Daryl Fields, André Abadie, Refaat Abdel-Malek, Andrew Scanlon, Zhou Shichun, Kirsten Nyman

Water Alternatives 3(2): 43-57                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The dam industry, the World Commission on Dams and the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Forum (HSAF) process
Peter Bosshard

Water Alternatives 3(2): 58-70                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perspectives on the salience and magnitude of dam impacts for hydro development scenarios in China
Desiree Tullos, Philip H. Brown, Kelly Kibler, Darrin Magee, Bryan Tilt, Aaron Wolf

Water Alternatives 3(2): 71-90                    Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Policy considerations for greenhouse gas emissions from freshwater reservoirs
Kirsi Mäkinen, Shahbaz Khan

Water Alternatives 3(2): 91-105                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Nepal's constructive Dialogue on Dams and Development
Ajaya Dixit, Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 3(2): 106-123                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Gaining public acceptance: A critical strategic priority of the World Commission on Dams
John Dore, Louis Lebel

Water Alternatives 3(2): 124-141                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Dams and displacement: Raising the standards and broadening the research agenda
Brooke McDonald-Wilmsen, Michael Webber

Water Alternatives 3(2): 142-161                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Participation with a punch: Community referenda on dam projects and the right to free, prior, and informed consent to development
Brant McGee

Water Alternatives 3(2): 162-184                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Social discounting of large dams with climate change uncertainty
Marc Jeuland

Water Alternatives 3(2): 185-206                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Non-dam alternatives for delivering water services at least cost and risk
Michael P. Totten, Timothy J. Killeen, Tracy A. Farrell

Water Alternatives 3(2): 207-230                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Discussing large dams in Asia after the World Commission on Dams: Is a political ecology approach the way forward?
Ravi Baghel, Marcus Nüsser

Water Alternatives 3(2): 231-248                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Uncertainties in the Amazon hydropower development: Risk scenarios and environmental issues around the Belo Monte dam
Wilson Cabral de Sousa Júnior, John Reid

Water Alternatives 3(2): 249-268                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF>   |  Erratum

Treatment of displaced indigenous populations in two large hydro projects in Panama
Mary Finley-Brook, Curtis Thomas

Water Alternatives 3(2): 269-290                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Export Credit Agencies and the Ilisu dam in Turkey
Christine Eberlein, Heike Drillisch, Ercan Ayboga, Thomas Wenidoppler

Water Alternatives 3(2): 291-311                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF>   |  Erratum

The changing political dynamics of dam building on the Mekong
Philip Hirsch

Water Alternatives 3(2): 312-323                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Dam development in Vietnam: The evolution of dam-induced resettlement policy
Nga Dao

Water Alternatives 3(2): 324-340                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Chixoy dam legacies: The struggle to secure reparation and the right to remedy in Guatemala
Barbara Rose Johnston

Water Alternatives 3(2): 341-361                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Peace on the river? Social-ecological restoration and large dam removal in the Klamath basin, USA
Hannah Gosnell, Erin Clover Kelly

Water Alternatives 3(2): 362-383                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Viewpoints and experiences

The World Bank versus the World Commission on Dams
Robert Goodland

Water Alternatives 3(2): 384-398               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Overreach and response: The politics of the WCD and its aftermath
John Briscoe

Water Alternatives 3(2): 399-415               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Reflections on the WCD as a mechanism of global governance
Navroz Dubash

Water Alternatives 3(2): 416-422               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From dams to development justice: Progress with 'free, prior and informed consent' since the World Commission on Dams
Joji Cariño, Marcus Colchester

Water Alternatives 3(2): 423-437               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Principles in practice: Updating the global multi-stakeholder dialogue on dams in 2010
Mark Smith

Water Alternatives 3(2): 438-443               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Better management of hydropower in an era of climate change
Jamie Pittock

Water Alternatives 3(2): 444-452               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The role of the German Development Cooperation in promoting sustainable hydropower
Cathleen Seeger, Kirsten Nyman, Richard Twum

Water Alternatives 3(2): 453-462               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Sharing the benefits of large dams in West Africa (Skinner, J.; Niasse, M. and Lawrence, H., 2009).
Jean-Philippe Venot
Water Alternatives 3(2): 463-465               Full Text - PDF

Dam (Turpin, T., 2008).
Carl Middleton
Water Alternatives 3(2): 466-468               Full Text - PDF

Native peoples and water rights: Irrigation, dams, and the law in Western Canada (Matsui, K., 2009).
Hana Boye and Richard Paisley
Water Alternatives 3(2): 469-472               Full Text - PDF

Water war in the Klamath basin: Macho law, combat biology, and dirty politics (Doremus, H. and Tarlock, D., 2008).
Philippus Wester
Water Alternatives 3(2): 473-474               Full Text - PDF

October 2010

Articles

Indonesian water supply regulatory framework: Between commercialisation and public service?
Wijanto Hadipuro

Water Alternatives 3(3): 475-491              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Transforming water supply infrastructure regimes in India: Do public-private partnerships have a role to play?
Govind Gopakumar

Water Alternatives 3(3): 492-511              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Themed Section: Water management and (semi-)authoritarian states

Hot water after the Cold War: Water policy dynamics in (semi-)authoritarian states
Peter P. Mollinga

Water Alternatives 3(3): 512-520              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The state and water resources development: A tale of two South Africas
Larry Swatuk

Water Alternatives 3(3): 521-536              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water policy reform in China’s fragmented hydraulic state: Focus on self-funded/managed irrigation and drainage districts
James Nickum

Water Alternatives 3(3): 537-551              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Vietnam: Water policy dynamics under a post Cold War communism
Adam Fforde

Water Alternatives 3(3): 552-574              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Viewpoints

The next nexus: Environmental ethics, water management and climate change
David Groenfeldt

Water Alternatives 3(3): 575-586              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water policy in Spain (Garrido, A. and Llamas, M.R.; Eds. 2010).
David Saurí
Water Alternatives 3(3): 587-591              Full Text - PDF

The evolution of the law and politics of water (Dellapenna, J.W. and Gupta, J.; Eds. 2008).
Stefano Burchi
Water Alternatives 3(3): 592-594              Full Text - PDF

Out of the mainstream: Water rights, politics and identity (Boelens, R.; Getches, D. and Guevara-Gil, A.; Eds. 2010).
Helen Ingram
Water Alternatives 3(3): 595-596              Full Text - PDF

February 2011

Articles

The watershed approach: Challenges, antecedents, and the transition from technical tool to governance unit
Alice Cohen and Seanna Davidson

Water Alternatives 4(1): 1-14             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Sharing water with nature: Insights on environmental water allocation from a case study of the Murrumbidgee catchment, Australia
Becky Swainson, Rob de Loë and Reid Kreutzwiser

Water Alternatives 4(1): 15-34              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Deluges of grandeur: Water, territory, and power on Northwest Mexico’s Río Mayo, 1880-1910
Jeffrey M. Banister

Water Alternatives 4(1): 35-53              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Participation as citizenship or payment? A case study of rural drinking water governance in Mali
Stephen Jones

Water Alternatives 4(1): 54-71              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Indus basin floods of 2010: Souring of a Faustian bargain?
Daanish Mustafa and David Wrathall

Water Alternatives 4(1): 72-85              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perceived power resources in situations of collective action
Insa Theesfeld

Water Alternatives 4(1): 86-103            Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Power and water in the Middle East: The hidden politics of the Palestinian-Israeli water conflict (Zeitoun, M.; 2008).
Larry Swatuk
Water Alternatives 4(1): 104-105             Full Text - PDF

Water ethics. Foundational readings for students and professionals (Brown, P. and Schmidt, J., Eds, 2010).
David Groenfeldt
Water Alternatives 4(1): 106-109              Full Text - PDF

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June 2011

Articles

What are the effects of decentralization in large scale irrigation? Evidence from the Philippines
Eduardo K. Araral, Jr.

Water Alternatives 4(2): 110-123              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The World Court’s contribution to international water law: The Pulp Mills Case between Argentina and Uruguay
Owen McIntyre

Water Alternatives 4(2): 124-144              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Valuing soft components in agricultural water management interventions in meso-scale watersheds: A review and synthesis
Jennie Barron and Stacey Noel

Water Alternatives 4(2): 145-154              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Paradox of the moving boundary: Legal heredity of river accretion and avulsion
John W. Donaldson

Water Alternatives 4(2): 155-170              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Sharing water on the Iberian peninsula: A Europeanisation approach to explaining transboundary cooperation
Jeanie J. Bukowski

Water Alternatives 4(2): 171-196              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Understanding the emergence and functioning of river committees in a catchment of the Pangani basin, Tanzania
Hans C. Komakech and Pieter van der Zaag

Water Alternatives 4(2): 197-222              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Is individual metering socially sustainable? The case of multifamily housing in France
Bernard Barraqué

Water Alternatives 4(2): 223-244              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water policy in Texas: Responding to the rise of scarcity (Griffin, R.C.; Ed. 2011).
Zachary Sugg
Water Alternatives 4(2): 245-247              Full Text - PDF

Water politics and development cooperation (Scheumann, W.; Neubert, S. and Kipping, M.; Eds. 2008).
Maria Koenig
Water Alternatives 4(2): 248-251              Full Text - PDF

Time to reform South African water reforms: A review of “Transforming water management in South Africa” (Schreiner, B. and Hassan, R.; Eds. 2011).
Douglas J. Merrey
Water Alternatives 4(2): 252-255              Full Text - PDF

Water, place and equity (Whiteley, J.M.; Ingram, H. and Perry, R.W.; Eds. 2008).
Timothy Moss
Water Alternatives 4(2): 256-258              Full Text - PDF

Octobre 2011

 

Articles

Reaching the limits of water resources mobilisation: Irrigation development in the Segura river basin, Spain
Carles Sanchis Ibor, Marta García Mollá, Llorenç Avellà Reus and José Carles Genovés

Water Alternatives 4(3): 256-278              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A decade of implementing water services reform in Zambia: Review of outcomes, challenges and opportunities
Horman Chitonge

Water Alternatives 4(3): 279-300             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Bridging divides for water? Dialogue and access at the 5th World Water Forum
Nícola Ulibarrí

Water Alternatives 4(3): 301-315               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Themed Section: Policies, politics and realities of small dams in the rural South
Jean-Philippe Venot and Jyothi Krishnan, Guest Editors

Editorial: Discursive framing: Debates over small reservoirs in the rural South
Jean-Philippe Venot and Jyothi Krishnan

Water Alternatives 4(3): 316-324               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water institutions and the 'revival' of tanks in South India: What is at stake locally?
Olivia Aubriot and P. Ignatius Prabhakar

Water Alternatives 4(3): 325-346             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

De-mystifying 'tradition': The politics of rainwater harvesting in rural Rajasthan, India
Saurabh Gupta

Water Alternatives 4(3): 347-364               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Local water management of small reservoirs: Lessons from two case studies in Burkina Faso
Hilmy Sally, Hervé Lévite and Julien Cour

Water Alternatives 4(3): 365-382               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics, development and problems of small irrigation dams in Malawi: Experiences from Mzuzu ADD
Bryson Nkhoma

Water Alternatives 4(3): 383-398               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Planning and corrupting water resources development: The case of small reservoirs in Ghana
Jean-Philippe Venot, Marc Andreini and Crossley Beth Pinkstaff

Water Alternatives 4(3): 399-423               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Book Reviews

Privatizing water. Governance failure and the world’s urban water crisis (Bakker, K.; 2010).
José Esteban Castro
Water Alternatives 4(3): 424-428               Full Text - PDF

The meaning of water (Strang, V.; 2004); What is water (Linton, J.; 2010)
Peter P. Mollinga
Water Alternatives 4(3): 429-432              Full Text - PDF

February 2012

 

Articles

Fostering institutional creativity at multiple levels: Towards facilitated institutional bricolage
Douglas J. Merrey and Simon Cook

Water Alternatives 5(1): 1-19                 Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Strategies of the poorest in local water conflict and cooperation - Evidence from Zambia, Vietnam and Bolivia
Mikkel Funder, Rocio Bustamante, Vladimir Cossio, Pham Thi Mai Huong, Barbara van Koppen, Carol Mweemba, Imasiku Nyambe, Le ThiThan Phuong and Thomas Skielboe

Water Alternatives 5(1): 20-36               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Project politics, priorities and participation in rural water schemes
Barbara Van Koppen, Vladimir Cossio Rojas and Thomas Skielboe

Water Alternatives 5(1): 37-51              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Themed Section: Water Governance and the Politics of Scale
Guest editors: Emma Norman, Christina Cook and Karen Bakker

Introduction to the Themed Section: Water governance and the politics of scale
Emma Norman, Karen Bakker and Christina Cook

Water Alternatives 5(1): 52-61&                  Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The politics of scaling water governance and adjudication in New Mexico
Eric P. Perramond

Water Alternatives 5(1): 62-82                   Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Toward post-sovereign environmental governance? Politics, scale, and EU Water Framework Directive
Corey Johnson

Water Alternatives 5(1): 83-97                      Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

State development and the rescaling of agricultural hydrosocial governance in semi-arid Northwest China
Afton Clarke-Sather

Water Alternatives 5(1): 98-118                 Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Restructuring and rescaling water governance in mining contexts: The co-production of waterscapes in Peru
Jessica Budds and Leonith Hinojosa

Water Alternatives 5(1): 119-137               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Cultural politics and transboundary resource governance in the Salish Sea
Emma Norman

Water Alternatives 5(1): 138-160               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Parcelling out the watershed: The recurring consequences of organising Columbia river management within a basin-based territory
Eve Vogel

Water Alternatives 5(1): 161-190               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Book Reviews

Transboundary water management. Principles and practice (Earle et al.; 2010).
Jeroen Warner
Water Alternatives 5(1): 191-192               Full Text - PDF

June 2012

Special Issue: Water grabbing? Focus on the (re)appropriation of finite water resources
Guest editors: Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Jennifer Franco

Introduction to the Special Issue: Water grabbing? Focus on the (re)appropriation of finite water resources
Lyla Mehta, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Jennifer Franco

Water Alternatives 5(2): 193-207              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Foreign agricultural land acquisition and the visibility of water resource impacts in sub-Saharan Africa
Philip Woodhouse

Water Alternatives 5(2): 208-222               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water implications of foreign direct investment in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector
Deborah Bossio, Teklu Erkossa, Yihun Dile, Matthew McCartney, Franziska Killiches and Holger Hoff

Water Alternatives 5(2): 223-242              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water implications of large-scale land acquisitions in Ghana
Timothy O. Williams, Benjamin Gyampoh, Fred Kizito and Regassa Namara

Water Alternatives 5(2): 243-265              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing and the role of power: Shifting water governance in the light of agricultural foreign direct investment
Andrea Bues and Insa Theesfeld

Water Alternatives 5(2): 266-283              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The water connection: Irrigation, water grabbing and politics in southern Morocco
Annabelle Houdret

Water Alternatives 5(2): 284-303              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Ostrich-like strategies in Sahelian sands? Land and water grabbing in the Office du Niger, Mali
Thomas Hertzog, Amandine Adamczewski, François Molle, Jean-Christophe Poussin and Jean-Yves Jamin

Water Alternatives 5(2): 304-321              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Land and water grabbing in an East African coastal wetland: The case of the Tana delta
Stéphanie Duvail, Claire Médard, Olivier Hamerlynck and Dorothy Wanja Nyingi

Water Alternatives 5(2): 322-343               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Contamination of community potable water from land grabbing: A case study from rural Tanzania
Serena Arduino, Giorgio Colombo, Ofelia Maria Ocampo and Luca Panzeri

Water Alternatives 5(2): 344-359                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Exploring the politics of water grabbing: The case of large mining operations in the Peruvian Andes
Milagros Sosa and Margreet Zwarteveen

Water Alternatives 5(1): 360-375               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Privatised hydropower development in Turkey: A case of water grabbing?
Mine Islar

Water Alternatives 5(2): 376-391               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in the Mekong basin – An analysis of the winners and losers of Thailand’s hydropower development in Lao PDR
Nathanial Matthews

Water Alternatives 5(2): 392-411               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Exploiting policy obscurity for legalising water grabbing in the era of economic reform: The case of Maharashtra, India
Subodh Wagle, Sachin Warghade and Mandar Sathe

Water Alternatives 5(2): 412-430               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in the Cauca basin: The capitalist exploitation of water and dispossession of afro-descendant communities
Irene Vélez Torres

Water Alternatives 5(2): 421-449               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water grabbing in colonial perspective: Land and water in Israel/Palestine
Stephen Gasteyer, Jad Isaac, Jane Hillal, Sean Walsh, and Katie Hodali

Water Alternatives 5(2): 450-468               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Articles

How the Second Delta Committee set the agenda for climate adaptation policy: A Dutch case study on framing strategies for policy change
Simon H. Verduijn, Sander V. Meijerink and Pieter Leroy

Water Alternatives 5(2): 469-484               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Environmental injustice in the Onondaga lake waterscape, New York State (USA)
Thomas Perreault, Sarah Wraight and Meredith Perreault

Water Alternatives 5(2): 485-506               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Seeing like a subaltern - Historical ethnography of pre-modern and modern tank irrigation technology in Karnataka, India
Esha Shah

Water Alternatives 5(2): 507-528               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Large dams and changes in an agrarian society: Gendering the impacts of Damodar Valley Corporation in eastern India
Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Water Alternatives 5(2): 529-542               Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

October 2012

 

With the financial support of WWF, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and German Technical Cooperation (GIZ)

 

Special issue: Open for business or opening Pandora’s box? A constructive critique of corporate engagement in water policy
Guest editors: Nick Hepworth, Jason Morrison and Upmanu Lall

Open for business or opening Pandora’s Box? A constructive critique of corporate engagement in water policy: An introduction
Nick Hepworth

Water Alternatives 5(3): 543-562              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Water footprint: Help or hindrance?
Ashok Kumar Chapagain and David Tickner

Water Alternatives 5(3): 563-581              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Mitigating corporate water risk: Financial market tools and supply management
Wendy M. Larson, Paul L. Freedman, Viktor Passinsky, Edward Grubb and Peter Adriaens

Water Alternatives 5(3): 582-602              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The private sector’s contribution to water management: Re-examining corporate purposes and company roles
Peter Newborne and Nathaniel Mason

Water Alternatives 5(3): 603-618              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Investigating food and agribusiness corporations as global water security, management and governance agents: The case of Nestlé, Bunge and Cargill
Suvi Sojamo and Elizabeth Archer Larson

Water Alternatives 5(3): 619-635              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From risks to shared value? Corporate strategies in building a global water accounting and disclosure regime
Marco Daniel and Suvi Sojamo

Water Alternatives 5(3): 636-657              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Articles

The role of productive water use in women's livelihoods. Evidence from rural Senegal
Emily van Houweling, Ralph Hall, Aissatou Sakho Diop, Jennifer Davis and Mark Seiss

Water Alternatives 5(3): 658-677              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Digging, damming or diverting? Small-scale irrigation in the Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia
Irit Eguavoen, Sisay Demeku Derib, Tilaye Teklewold Deneke, Matthew McCartney, Ben Adol Otto and Saeed Seidu Billa

Water Alternatives 5(3): 678-699             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The last will be first: Water transfers from agriculture to cities in the Pangani river basin, Tanzania
Hans C. Komakech, Pieter van der Zaag and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 5(3): 700-720             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Book Reviews

Water fountains in the worldscape (Hynynen et al.; 2012).
Terje Oestigaard
Water Alternatives 5(3): 721-722             Full Text - PDF

February 2013

Articles

Cooperation, domination and colonisation: The Israeli-Palestinian Joint Water Committee
Jan Selby

Water Alternatives 6(1): 1-24                Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The power to resist : Irrigation management transfer in Indonesia
Diana Suhardiman

Water Alternatives 6(1): 25-41             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Evaluating knowledge production in collaborative water governance
Brent Taylor, Rob de Loë and Henning Bjornlund

Water Alternatives 6(1): 42-66              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Remaking waste as water: The governance of recycled effluent for potable water supply
Katharine Meehan, Kerri Jean Ormerod and Sarah A. Moore

Water Alternatives 6(1): 67-85              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Hydro-hegemony in the upper Jordan waterscape: Control and use of the flows
Mark Zeitoun, Karim Eid-Sabbagh, Michael Talhami and Muna Dajani

Water Alternatives 6(1): 86-106             Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Maintaining a river’s healthy life? An inquiry on water ethics and water praxis in the upstream region of China’s Yellow River
Lilin Kerschbaumer and Konrad Ott

Water Alternatives 6(1): 107-124            Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Smallholder irrigators, water rights and investments in agriculture: Three cases from rural Mozambique
Gert Jan Veldwisch, Wouter Beekman and Alex Bolding

Water Alternatives 6(1): 125-141            Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Development through bricolage: Rethinking institutions for natural resources management (Cleaver, F. 2012).
Douglas J. Merrey
Water Alternatives 6(1): 142-144             Full Text - PDF

Turkey's water policy (Kibaroglu, A.; Scheumann, W.; Kramer, A. (Eds.), 2011).
Ariel Dinar
Water Alternatives 6(1): 145-147             Full Text - PDF

June 2013

With the financial support of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit)


Special issue:
Voices of Water Professionals: Shedding Light on Hidden Dynamics in the Water Sector
Guest editors: Gil Levine, Miguel Solanes, Mercy Dikito-Wachtmeister

Voices of water professionals: Shedding light on hidden dynamics in the water sector – An introduction
Gil Levine, Miguel Solanes and Mercy Dikito-Wachtmeister

Water Alternatives 6(2): 148-153              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Ignorance, error and myth in South Asian irrigation: Critical reflections on experience
Robert Chambers

Water Alternatives 6(2): 154-167              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The story of a troubled relationship
Ramaswamy R. Iyer

Water Alternatives 6(2): 168-176              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Reflecting on the chasm between water punditry and water politics
Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 6(2): 177-194              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Fifty years of hydroelectric development in Chile: A history of unlearned lessons
Michael Nelson

Water Alternatives 6(2): 195-206              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The Washington Consensus, Chilean water monopolization and the Peruvian draft water law of the 1990s
Miguel Solanes

Water Alternatives 6(2): 207-217              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Happy like a clam in French water
Pierre-Frédéric Ténière-Buchot

Water Alternatives 6(2): 218-238              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Why has the South African National Water Act been so poorly implemented?
Barbara Schreiner

Water Alternatives 6(2): 239-245              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Responding to context: Some lessons from experience in the water sector
Jeremy Berkoff

Water Alternatives 6(2): 246-258              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The search for understanding irrigation - Fifty years of learning
Gilbert Levine

Water Alternatives 6(2): 259-264              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Rent-seeking in agricultural water management: An intentionally neglected core dimension?
Walter Huppert

Water Alternatives 6(2): 265-275              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Swimming against the current: Questioning development policy and practice
Kurt Mørck Jensen

Water Alternatives 6(2): 276-283              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Development or disbursement – Vested interests and the gulf between theory and practice
Phil Riddell

Water Alternatives 6(2): 284-292              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Articles

Tapping fresh currents: Fostering early-career researchers in transdisciplinary water governance research
James J. Patterson, Anna Lukasiewicz, Philip J. Wallis, Naomi Rubenstein, Brian Coffey, Elizabeth Gachenga and A. Jasmyn J. Lynch

Water Alternatives 6(2): 293-312              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Viewpoints

Decision-making on Amazon dams: Politics trumps uncertainty in the Madeira River sediments controversy
Philip Fearnside

Water Alternatives 6(2): 313-325              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Shared borders, shared waters: Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin water challenges (Megdal, S.B., Varady, R.G. and Eden, S. (Eds). 2013).
David B. Brooks
Water Alternatives 6(2): 326-328              Full Text - PDF

October 2013

With the financial support of the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)

Special issue: Trends and Developments in Rural Water Supply Services Delivery
Guest editors: Stef Smits, John Butterworth and Richard Franceys

Trends in rural water supply: Towards a service delivery approach
Patrick Moriarty, Stef Smits, John Butterworth and Richard Franceys

Water Alternatives 6(3): 329-349              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

How can INGOs help promote sustainable rural water services? An analysis of WaterAid’s approach to supporting local governments in Mali
Stephen Jones

Water Alternatives 6(3): 350-366              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

From adopt-a-project to permanent services: The evolution of Water For People’s approach to rural water supply in Bolivia
Kate Fogelberg

Water Alternatives 6(3): 367-383              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The impact of support to community-based rural water service providers: Evidence from Colombia
Stef Smits, Johnny Rojas and Paola Tamayo

Water Alternatives 6(3): 384-404              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Self-supply as a complementary water services delivery model in Ethiopia
John Butterworth, Sally Sutton and Lemessa Mekonta

Water Alternatives 6(3): 405-423              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Assessing unsubsidized self-supply groundwater systems in eastern Madagascar
Michael F. MacCarthy, Jonathan E. Annis and James R. Mihelcic

Water Alternatives 6(3): 424-438              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

A qualitative analysis of policy support for sustainable rural water services
Anna Le Gouais and Elise Wach

Water Alternatives 6(3): 439-461              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

 

Articles

Rethinking existing approaches to water security in remote communities: An analysis of two drinking water systems in Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada
Christina Goldhar, Trevor Bell and Johanna Wolf

Water Alternatives 6(3): 462-486              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

Perspectives of complexity in water governance: Local experiences of global trends
Michele-Lee Moore

Water Alternatives 6(3): 487-505              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

The practices and politics of making policy: Irrigation management transfer in Mexico
Edwin Rap and Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 6(3): 506-531              Abstract   |  Full Text - PDF

February 2014

 

Special issue: Informal Space in the Urban Waterscape
Guest editors: Rhodante Ahlers, Frances Cleaver, Klaas Schwartz

Informal space in the urban waterscape: Disaggregation and co-production of water services
Rhodante Ahlers, Frances Cleaver, Maria Rusca and Klaas Schwartz

Water Alternatives 7(1): 1-14                      Abstract | Full Text - PDF

From formal/informal to emergent formalization: Fluidities in the production of urban waterworlds
Kajri Misra

Water Alternatives 7(1): 15-34                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Developing informality: The production of Jakartaʼs urban waterscape
Michelle Kooy

Water Alternatives 7(1): 35-53                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The persistence of informality: Small-scale water providers in Manila’s post-privatisation era
Deborah Cheng

Water Alternatives 7(1): 54-71                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The scale of informality: Community-run water systems in peri-urban Cochabamba, Bolivia
Andrea Marston

Water Alternatives 7(1): 72-88                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'Mafias' in the waterscape: Urban informality and everyday public authority in Bangalore
Malini Ranganathan

Water Alternatives 7(1): 89-105                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Storage and non-payment: Persistent informalities within the formal water supply of Hubli-Dharwad, India
Zachary Burt and Isha Ray

Water Alternatives 7(1): 106-120                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

'Chasing for water': Everyday practices of water access in peri-urban Ashaiman, Ghana
Megan Peloso and Cynthia Morinville

Water Alternatives 7(1): 121-139                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The gift of water. Social redistribution of water among neighbours in Khartoum
Sebastian Zug and Olivier Graefe

Water Alternatives 7(1): 140-159                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Articles

Community-driven multiple use water services: Lessons learned by the rural village water resources management project in Nepal
Sanna-Leena Rautanen, Barbara van Koppen and Narayan Wagle

Water Alternatives 7(1): 160-177               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Finding structure in diversity: A stepwise small-n/medium-n qualitative comparative analysis approach for water resources management research
Peter P. Mollinga and Daphne Gondhalekar

Water Alternatives 7(1): 178-198               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Searching for comparative international water research: Urban and rural water conservation research in India and the United States
James L. Wescoat Jr.

Water Alternatives 7(1): 199-219               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Historicizing the hydrosocial cycle
Jeremy J. Schmidt

Water Alternatives 7(1): 220-234               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Can mobile-enabled payment methods reduce petty corruption in urban water provision?
Aaron Krolikowski

Water Alternatives 7(1): 235-255               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoints

Brazil’s Madeira River dams: A setback for environmental policy in Amazonian development
Philip Fearnside

Water Alternatives 7(1): 256-269               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water and ethics: A values approach solving the water crisis (Groenfeldt, D. 2013).
Helen Ingram
Water Alternatives 7(1): 270-272               Full Text - PDF

Water, Christianity and the rise of capitalism (Oestergaard, T. 2013).
Tapio S. Katko
Water Alternatives 7(1): 273-274               Full Text - PDF

June 2014

Articles

Groundwater governance: A tale of three participatory models in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Ratna Reddy, M. Srinivasa Reddy and Sanjit Kumar Rout

Water Alternatives 7(2): 275-297                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Equity, efficiency and sustainability in water allocation in the Andes: Trade-offs in a full world
María Cecilia Roa-García

Water Alternatives 7(2): 298-319                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Designing program implementation strategies to increase the adoption and use of biosand water filters in rural India
Tommy K.K. Ngai and Richard A. Fenner

Water Alternatives 7(2): 320-341                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The imposition of participation? The case of participatory water management in coastal Bangladesh
Camelia Dewan, Marie-Charlotte Buisson and Aditi Mukherji

Water Alternatives 7(2): 342-366                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Watershed governance: Transcending boundaries
Seanna L. Davidson and Rob C. de Loë

Water Alternatives 7(2): 367-387                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water scarcity in England and Wales as a failure of (meta)governance
Gareth Walker

Water Alternatives 7(2): 388-413                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Organisational modalities of farmer-led irrigation development in Tsangano District, Mozambique
Francis Nkoka, Gert Jan Veldwisch and Alex Bolding

Water Alternatives 7(2): 414-433                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Contemporary water governance in the Global South: Scarcity, marketization and participation (Harris, L.M.; Goldin, J.A. and Sneddon, C. (Eds), 2013).
Emmanuel Manzungu
Water Alternatives 7(2): 434-435                Full Text - PDF

Tapping water markets (Anderson, T.; Scarborough, B. and Watson, L., 2012).
Carl Bauer
Water Alternatives 7(2): 436-438                Full Text - PDF

Water security: Principles, perspectives, and practices. London: Earthscan (Lankford, B.; Bakker, K.; Zeitoun, M. and Conway, D. (Eds), 2013).
Hotten, A.; Stein, S.; Harris, A.M.; Stevens, A.D.T.; Masaitis, A.; Hillis, D.G.; Nickisch, B. and Berry, K.A.
Water Alternatives 7(2): 439-441                Full Text - PDF

 

 

October 2014

 

Articles

Bureaucratic reform in irrigation: A review of four case studies
Diana Suhardiman, Mark Giordano, Edwin Rap and Kai Wegerich

Water Alternatives 7(3): 442-463               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Inside matters of facts: Re-opening dams and debates in the Netherlands
Arjen Zegwaard and Philippus Wester

Water Alternatives 7(3): 464-479               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The productive use of rural piped water in Senegal
Ralph P. Hall, Eric Vance and Emily van Houweling

Water Alternatives 7(3): 480-498               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water from peri-urban ejidos: Geographies of power in the context of drought
Rolando E. Díaz-Caravantes and Margaret Wilder

Water Alternatives 7(3): 499-517               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Desalination and water security: The promise and perils of a technological fix to the water crisis in Baja California Sur, Mexico
Jamie McEvoy

Water Alternatives 7(3): 518-541               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Coyotes, concessions and construction companies: Illegal water markets and legally constructed water scarcity in Central Mexico
Nadine Reis

Water Alternatives 7(3): 542-560               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

New arenas of engagement at the water governance-climate finance nexus? An analysis of the boom and bust of hydropower CDM projects in Vietnam
Mattijs Smits and Carl Middleton

Water Alternatives 7(3): 561-583               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Spatial displacement and temporal deferral: Toward an alternative explanation of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin water conflict
Johnny King Alaziz Wong and M. Martin Bosman

Water Alternatives 7(3): 584-609               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

 

February 2015

Special issue: Critical Thinking on the ‘New Security Convergence’ in Energy, Food, Climate and Water: Is the Nexus Secure … and for Whom?
Guest editors: Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

Technical veil, hidden politics: Interrogating the power linkages behind the nexus
Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton and Dipak Gyawali

Water Alternatives 8(1): 610-626               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The rise and implications of the water-energy-food nexus in Southeast Asia through an environmental justice lens
Carl Middleton, Jeremy Allouche, Dipak Gyawali and Sarah Allen

Water Alternatives 8(1): 627-654               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Node and regime: Interdisciplinary analysis of water-energy-food nexus in the Mekong region
Tira Foran

Water Alternatives 8(1): 655-674               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The 'nexus' as a step back towards a more coherent water resource management paradigm
Mike Muller

Water Alternatives 8(1): 675-694               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Securitising sustainability? Questioning the 'water, energy and food-security nexus'
Matthias Leese and Simon Meisch

Water Alternatives 8(1): 695-709               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Tackling complexity: Understanding the food-energy-environment nexus in Ethiopia’s Lake Tana sub-basin
Louise Karlberg, Holger Hoff, Tedasse Amsalu, Kim Andersson, Taylor Binnington, Francisco Flores-López, Annemarieke de Bruin, Solomon Gebreyohannis Gebrehiwot, Birhanu Gedif, Oliver Johnson, Friedrich zur Heide, Maria Osbeck, Chuck Young

Water Alternatives 8(1): 710-734               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The water-energy-food security nexus through the lenses of the value chain and the Institutional Analysis and Development frameworks
Sergio Villamayor-Tomas, Philipp Grundmann, Graham Epstein, Tom Evans and Christian Kimmich

Water Alternatives 8(1): 735-755               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water governance in a comparative perspective: From IWRM to a 'nexus' approach?
D. Benson, A. Gain and J. Rouillard

Water Alternatives 8(1): 756-773               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Articles

Understanding the political in groundwater management: Comparing Yemen and Ethiopia
Frank van Steenbergen, Assefa Kumsa and Nasser Al-Awlaki

Water Alternatives 8(1): 774-799               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Competition, conflict, and compromise: Three discourses used by irrigators in England and their implications for the comanagement of water resources
Luke Whaley and Edward K. Weatherhead

Water Alternatives 8(1): 800-819               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Power sharing in the English lowlands? The political economy of farmer participation and cooperation in water governance
Luke Whaley and Edward K. Weatherhead

Water Alternatives 8(1): 820-843               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Social norms in water services: Exploring the fair price of water
Ossi Heino and Annina Takala

Water Alternatives 8(1): 844-858               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

June 2015

Special issue: Information and Knowledge for Water Governance in the Networked Society
Guest editors: Belén Pedregal, Leandro Del Moral and Nuria Hernández-Mora

Information and knowledge for water governance in the networked society
Belén Pedregal, Violeta Cabello, Nuria Hernández-Mora, Natalia Limones and Leandro Del Moral

Water Alternatives 8(2): 1-19                      Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water and climate data in the Ganges Basin: Assessing access to information regimes and implications for cooperation on transboundary rivers
Sagar Prasai and Mandakini Devasher Surie

Water Alternatives 8(2): 20-35                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Spatialising agricultural water governance data in polycentric regimes
Faith Sternlieb and Melinda Laituri

Water Alternatives 8(2): 36-56                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Not just a tool. Taking context into account in the development of a mobile App for rural water supply in Tanzania
Anna Wesselink, Robert Hoppe and Rob Lemmens

Water Alternatives 8(2): 57-76                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Community knowledge sharing and co-production of water services: Two cases of community aqueduct associations in Colombia
Valeria Llano Arias

Water Alternatives 8(2): 77-98                    Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Networked water citizen organizations in Spain: Potential for transformation of existing power structures in water management
Nuria Hernández-Mora, Violeta Cabello, Lucia De Stefano and Leandro Del Moral

Water Alternatives 8(2): 99-124                  Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Does social media benefit dominant or alternative water discourses?
María Mancilla García

Water Alternatives 8(2): 125-146                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Articles

Water conflicts and entrenched governance problems in Chile’s market model
Carl J. Bauer

Water Alternatives 8(2): 147-172                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Discourses of deflection: The politics of framing China’s South-North Water Transfer Project
Britt Crow-Miller

Water Alternatives 8(2): 173-192                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Pockets of participation: Bureaucratic incentives and participatory irrigation management in Thailand
Jacob I. Ricks

Water Alternatives 8(2): 193-214                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Diesel subsidies and Yemen politics: Post-2011 crises and their impact on groundwater use and agriculture
Adel Al-Weshali, Omar Bamaga, Cecilia Borgia, Frank van Steenbergen, Naser Al-Awlaqi and Abdullah Babaqi

Water Alternatives 8(2): 215-236                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Motor pump revolution in Ethiopia: Promises at a crossroads
Mengistu Dessalegn and Douglas J. Merrey

Water Alternatives 8(2): 237-257                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Misrepresenting the Jordan River Basin
Clemens Messerschmid and Jan Selby

Water Alternatives 8(2): 258-279                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Exploring sustainability through stakeholders’ perspectives and hybrid water in the Swiss Alps
Flurina Schneider

Water Alternatives 8(2): 280-296                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

The social life of water (Wagner, J.R. (Ed). 2013).
Michael Agar
Water Alternatives 8(2): 297-300                Full Text - PDF

October 2015

Articles

Which risks get managed? Addressing climate effects in the context of evolving water-governance institutions
Ken Conca

Water Alternatives 8(3): 301-316                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Upgrading domestic-plus systems in rural Senegal: An incremental Income-Cost (I-C) analysis
Ralph P. Hall, Eric A. Vance and Emily van Houweling

Water Alternatives 8(3): 317-336                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Groundwater as a source of conflict and cooperation: Towards creating mutual gains in a Finnish water supply project
Kurki Vuokko and Katko Tapio

Water Alternatives 8(3): 337-351                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Vernacular knowledge and water management – Towards the integration of expert science and local knowledge in Ontario, Canada
Hugh Simpson, Rob de Loë and Jean Andrey

Water Alternatives 8(3): 352-372                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Brazil’s São Luiz do Tapajós Dam: The art of cosmetic Environmental Impact Assessments
Philip M. Fearnside

Water Alternatives 8(3): 373-396                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Virtual water and water footprints: Overreaching into the discourse on sustainability, efficiency, and equity
Dennis Wichelns

Water Alternatives 8(3): 396-414                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

On the sidelines: Social sciences and interdisciplinarity in an international research centre
Jean-Philippe Venot, Mark Giordano and Douglas J. Merrey

Water Alternatives 8(3): 415-432                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoints

Viewpoint - Paradigm shift of water services: From production mentality to service mindset
Ossi Heino and Annina Takala

Water Alternatives 8(3): 433-446                Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water co-management (Grover, V.I. and Krantzberg, G. (Eds). 2013).
Michael Agar
Water Alternatives 8(3): 447-449                Full Text - PDF

October 2016

 

Special issue: Flows and practices: The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Guest Editors: Lyla Mehta, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Introduction to the Special Issue: Flows and practices – The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa
Lyla Mehta, Synne Movik, Alex Bolding, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 389-411               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The birth and spread of IWRM - A case study of global policy diffusion and translation
Jeremy Allouche

Water Alternatives 9(3): 412-433               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The flow of IWRM in SADC: The role of regional dynamics, advocacy networks and external actors
Synne Movik, Lyla Mehta and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 434-455               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Emergence, interpretations and translations of IWRM in South Africa
Synne Movik, Lyla Mehta, Barbara van Koppen and Kristi Denby

Water Alternatives 9(3): 456-472               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The ‘trickle down’ of IWRM: A case study of local-level realities in the Inkomati Water Management Area, South Africa
Kristi Denby, Synne Movik, Lyla Mehta and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 9(3): 473-492               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Surges and ebbs: National politics and international influence in the formulation and implementation of IWRM in Zimbabwe
Emmanuel Manzungu and Bill Derman

Water Alternatives 9(3): 493-512               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The complex politics of water and power in Zimbabwe: IWRM in the Catchment Councils of Manyame, Mazowe and Sanyati (1993-2001)
Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 513-530               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Land, farming and IWRM: A case study of the middle Manyame Sub-catchment, Zimbabwe
Takunda Hove, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu

Water Alternatives 9(3): 531-548               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

IWRM avant la lettre? Four key episodes in the policy articulation of IWRM in downstream Mozambique
Rossella Alba and Alex Bolding

Water Alternatives 9(3): 549-568               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The politics of water payments and stakeholder participation in the Limpopo river basin, Mozambique
Rossella Alba, Alex Bolding and Raphaëlle Ducrot

Water Alternatives 9(3): 569-587               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Winners and losers of IWRM in Tanzania
Barbara van Koppen, Andrew Tarimo, Emmanuel Manzungu, Aurelia van Eeden and and Philip Sumuni

Water Alternatives 9(3): 588-607               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Whose waters? Large-scale agricultural development and water grabbing in the Wami-Ruvu River Basin, Tanzania
Aurelia van Eeden, Lyla Mehta and Barbara van Koppen

Water Alternatives 9(3): 608-626               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

IWRM in Uganda – Progress after decades of implementation
Alan Nicol and William Odinga

Water Alternatives 9(3): 627-643               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Reflections on the formulation and implementation of IWRM in southern Africa from a gender perspective
Bill Derman and Preetha Prabhakaran

Water Alternatives 9(3): 644-661               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Viewpoint – IWRM and I – A reflexive travelogue of the Flows and Practices research team
Alex Bolding and Rossella Alba

Water Alternatives 9(3): 662-678               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

 

Articles

Institutional path dependence and environmental water recovery in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin
Graham R. Marshall and Jason Alexandra

Water Alternatives 9(3): 679-703               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Domestic and international dimensions of transboundary water politics
Filippo Menga

Water Alternatives 9(3): 704-723               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

February 2016

Articles

A compact to revitalise large-scale irrigation systems: A ‘theory of change’ approach
Bruce A. Lankford, Ian Makin, Nathanial Matthews, Andrew Noble, Peter G. McCornick and Tushaar Shah

Water Alternatives 9(1): 1-32                     Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A political economy of environmental impact assessment in the Mekong region
Andrew Wells-Dang, Kyaw Nyi Soe, Lamphay Inthakoun, Prom Tola, Penh Socheat, Nguyen Thi Thanh Van, Areerat Chabada and Worachanok Youttananukorn

Water Alternatives 9(1): 33-55                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Bulk water suppliers in the City of Harare – An endogenous form of privatisation of urban domestic water supply in Zimbabwe?
Emmanuel Manzungu, Margret Mudenda-Damba, Simon Madyiwa and Vupenyu Dzingirayi

Water Alternatives 9(1): 56-80                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Critical reflections on building a community of conversation about water governance in Australia
Naomi Rubenstein, Philip J. Wallis, Raymond L. Ison and Lee Godden

Water Alternatives 9(1): 81-98                   Abstract | Full Text - PDF

The Italian water movement and the politics of the commons
Chiara Carrozza and Emanuele Fantini

Water Alternatives 9(1): 99-119                 Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water metering in England and Wales
David Zetland

Water Alternatives 9(1): 120-138               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Cultivating the desert: Irrigation expansion and groundwater abstraction in Northern State, Sudan
Stephen Fragaszy and Alvar Closas

Water Alternatives 9(1): 139-161               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Responses

Response to the article Virtual water and water footprint: overreaching into the discourse on sustainability, efficiency and equity, by Dennis Wichelns
María J. Beltrán

Water Alternatives 9(1): 162-164               Full Text - PDF

Book Reviews

Water governance in the face of global change (Pahl-Wostl, C. 2015).
Michael Agar
Water Alternatives 9(1): 165-167               Full Text - PDF

June 2016

Special issue: Water, infrastructure and political rule
Guest Editors: Christine Bichsel, Peter Mollinga, Timothy Moss, Julia Obertreis

Water, infrastructure and political rule: Introduction to the special issue
Julia Obertreis, Timothy Moss, Peter Mollinga and Christine Bichsel

Water Alternatives 9(2): 168-181               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Re-engineering the state, awakening the nation: Dams, islamist modernity and nationalist politics in Sudan
Maimuna Mohamud and Harry Verhoeven

Water Alternatives 9(2): 182-202               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

A matter of relationships: Actor-networks of colonial rule in the Gezira irrigation system, Sudan
Maurits Ertsen

Water Alternatives 9(2): 203-221               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Ruling by canal: Governance and system-level design characteristics of large scale irrigation infrastructure in India and Uzbekistan
Peter Mollinga and Gert Jan Veldwisch

Water Alternatives 9(2): 222-249               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Conserving water and preserving infrastructures between dictatorship and democracy in Berlin
Timothy Moss

Water Alternatives 9(2): 250-271               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Transnational system building across geopolitical shifts: The Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal, 1901-2015
Jiří Janáč and Erik van der Vleuten

Water Alternatives 9(2): 272-291               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Infrastructural relations: Water, political power and the rise of a new 'despotic regime'
Veronica Strang

Water Alternatives 9(2): 292-318               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water infrastructure and the making of financial subjects in the south east of England
Alex Loftus, Hug March and Fiona Nash

Water Alternatives 9(2): 319-335               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water services, lived citizenship, and notions of the state in marginalised urban spaces: The case of Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa
Lucy Rodina and Leila Harris

Water Alternatives 9(2): 336-355               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Water and the (infra-)structure of political rule: A synthesis
Christine Bichsel

Water Alternatives 9(2): 356-372               Abstract | Full Text - PDF

Articles

Fostering Tajik hydraulic development: Examining the role of soft power in the case of the Rogun Dam
Filippo Menga and Naho Mirumachi

Water Alternatives 9(2): 373-388               Abstract | Full Text - PDF