Readings

For information on the order in which the readings listed below were assigned, see the Calendar page.

1959 Agreement on the Full Utilization of the Nile River.

BBC News, 2018. “Damming the Nile in 360 Video,” episodes 1 and 2 (YouTube).

Benson, David, Animesh K. Gain, and Carlo Giupponi, 2019. “Moving beyond Water Centricity? Conceptualizing Integrated Water Resources Management for Implementing Sustainable Development Goals." Sustainability Science 15: 671–681.

Benson, David, Animesh K. Gain, and Josselin J. Rouillard, 2015. “Water Governance in a Comparative Perspective: From IWRM to a ‘Nexus’ Approach?” (PDF). Water Alternatives 8(1): 756–773.

Biswas, Asit K., 2004. “Integrated Water Resources Management: A Reassessment." Water International 29(2): 248–256.

Cascão, Ana Elisa, and Mark Zeitoun, 2010. “Power, Hegemony and Critical Hydropolitics” in Anton Earle, Anders Jägerskog, and Joakim Öjendal, eds., Transboundary Water Management Principles and Practice, 27–42. Routledge. ISBN: 9781849711388.

Cook, Christina, and Karen Bakker, 2012. “Water Security: Debating an Emerging Paradigm." Global Environmental Change 22: 94–102.

Gain, Animesh K., Carlo Giupponi, and Yoshihide Wada, 2016. “Measuring Global Water Security towards Sustainable Development Goals." Environmental Research Letters 11(12). 

Gleick, Peter H., 1993. “Water and Conflict: Fresh Water Resources and International Security” (PDF). International Security 18(1): 79–112.

Global Water Partnership (GWP) and International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO), 2009. “A Handbook for Integrated Water Resources Management in Basins” (PDF). GWP/INBO. ISBN: 9789185321728.

Grey, David, and Claudia W. Sadoff, 2007. “Sink or Swim? Water Security for Growth and Development." Water Policy 9: 545–71.

Huntjens, Patrick, and Rens de Man, 2017. “Water Diplomacy: Making Water Cooperation Work” (PDF). Policy Brief. Planetary Security Initiative and The Hague Institute for Global Justice. 1–12.

Islam, Shafiqul, and Lawrence Susskind, 2012. Water Diplomacy: A Negotiated Approach to Managing Complex Water Networks. Resources for the Future (Routledge). ISBN: 9781617261039.

———, 2018. “Using Complexity Science and Negotiation Theory to Resolve Boundary-Crossing Water Issues." Journal of Hydrology 562: 589–598.

Liu, Jianguo, Vanessa Hull, H. Charles J. Godfray, David Tilman, Peter H. Gleick, Holger Hoff, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Zhenci Xu, Min Gon Chung, Jing Sun, and Shuxin Li, 2018. “Nexus Approaches to Global Sustainable Development." Nature Sustainability 1: 466–476.

Liu, Junguo, Hong Yang, Christophe Cudennec, Animesh K. Gain, Holger Hoff, Richard Lawford, Jiaguo Qi, Lucia de Strasser, Paul T. Yillia, and Chunmiao Zheng, 2017. “Challenges in Operationalizing the Water–Energy–Food Nexus." Hydrological Sciences Journal 62(11): 1714–1720.

McCracken, Melissa, and Chloé Meyer, 2018. “Monitoring of Transboundary Water Cooperation: Review of Sustainable Development Goal Indicator 6.5.2 Methodology." Journal of Hydrology 563: 1–12.

Pahl-Wostl, Claudia. 2007. “Transitions towards Adaptive Management of Water Facing Climate and Global Change.” Water Resources Management 21(1): 49–62.

Spector, Bertram I. 2000. “Motivating Water Diplomacy: Finding the Situational Incentives to Negotiate.” International Negotiation 5(2): 223–36.

Susskind, Lawrence, and Shafiqul Islam. “Water Diplomacy: Creating Value and Building Trust in Transboundary Water Negotiations." Science & Diplomacy 1(3): 1–7.

Keohane, Robert O, and Elinor Ostrom, 1995. “Introduction” in Keohane and Ostrom, eds., Local Commons and Global Interdependence: Heterogeneity and Cooperation in Two Domains, 1–26. SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9780803979635.

Buy at MIT Press Verdini Trejo, Bruno, 2017. Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook. MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262037136.

Wolf, Aaron T. “Conflict and Cooperation along International Waterways." Water Policy 1(2): 251–265.

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