Publications of Prof Dr Rutgerd Boelens

Water, Power and Identity Aguas robadas Agua, Injusticia y Conflictos Water Justice in Latin America: The Politics of Difference, Equality, and Indifference

 

               


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


2018
Hidalgo-Bastidas, J. P., R. Boelens, & E. Isch (2018). Hydroterritorial Configuration and Confrontation: The Daule-Peripa Multipurpose Hydraulic Scheme in Coastal Ecuador. Latin American Research Review 53(3): 517–534. doi: https://doi.org/10.25222/larr.362

Hommes, Lena & Rutgerd Boelens (2018) From natural flow to ‘working river’: hydropower development, modernity and socio-territorial transformations in Lima's Rímac watershed. Journal of Historical Geography, 62: 85-95, doi: 10.1016/j.jhg.2018.04.001

Melsen, Lieke A., Jeroen Vos & Rutgerd Boelens (2018). What is the role of the model in socio-hydrology? Discussion of “Prediction in a socio-hydrological world”, Hydrological Sciences Journal, online, doi: 10.1080/02626667.2018.1499025

Shah, E., J.W. Liebrand, J. Vos, G. J. Veldwisch and R. Boelens (2018). The UN World Water Development Report 2016, Water and Jobs: A Critical Review. Development and Change 49(2):678–691. DOI: 10.1111/dech.12395

Dukpa, R.D., D. Joshi, and R. Boelens (2018). Hydropower development and the meaning of place. Multi-ethnic hydropower struggles in Sikkim, India. Geoforum 89:60–72. doi: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.01.006

Boelens, Rutgerd (2018). Towers of indifference. Water and politics in Latin America. In: J.Cupples, M.Palomina-Schalscha, M.Prieto (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Development, chapter 37, pp432-445. London: Routledge

Boelens, Rutgerd, Tom Perreault, Jeroen Vos (2018). Introduction: the multiple challenges and layers of water justice struggles. In: R. Boelens, T. Perreault, J. Vos (Eds.), Water Justice. pp.1-32. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Swyngedouw, E., & Boelens, R. (2018) “… And Not a Single Injustice Remains”: Hydro- Territorial Colonization and Techno- Political Transformations in Spain. In: Boelens, R. , Perreault, T., Vos, J. (Eds.) Water Justice, pp.115-133. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hommes, Lena, Rutgerd Boelens, Bibiana Duarte-Abadía, Juan Pablo Hidalgo and Jaime Hoogesteger (2018). Reconfiguration of hydrosocial territories and struggles for water justice. In R. Boelens, T. Perreault, J. Vos (Eds.), Water Justice. pp.151-168. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Berge, Jerry van den, Rutgerd Boelens and Jeroen Vos (2018). Uniting diversity to build Europe’s Right2Water movement. In R. Boelens, T. Perreault, J. Vos (Eds.), Water Justice. pp.226-245. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vos, Jeroen and Rutgerd Boelens (2018). Neoliberal water governmentalities, virtual water trade, and contestations. In R. Boelens, T. Perreault, J. Vos (Eds.), Water Justice. pp.283-301. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2017
Boelens, Rutgerd Anne. (2017). Rivers of scarcity : Utopian water regimes and flows against the current. ([Wageningen], ne, Wageningen University & Research.)

Verzijl, Andres, Jaime Hoogesteger & Rutgerd Boelens (2017) Grassroots Scalar Politics in the Peruvian Andes: Mobilising Allies to Defend Community Waters in the Upper Pampas Watershed. In: D. Suhardiman, A. Nicol, E. Mapedza (eds.). Water Governance and Collective Action. Multi-scale Challenges, pp.34-45. London and New York: Routledge.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Jaime Hoogesteger (2017). Collective Action, Community and the Peasant Economy in Andean Highland Water Control. In: D. Suhardiman, A. Nicol, E. Mapedza (eds.). Water Governance and Collective Action. Multi-scale Challenges, pp.96-107. London and New York: Routledge.

Sanchis-Ibor, Carles, Rutgerd Boelens, and Marta García-Mollá (2017). Collective irrigation reloaded. Re-collection and re-moralization of water management after privatization in Spain. Geoforum 87, 38-47.

Sosa, Milagros, Rutgerd Boelens, and Margreet Zwarteveen (2017). The Influence of Large Mining: Restructuring Water Rights among Rural Communities in Apurimac, Peru. Human Organization 76(3):215-226.

Valladares, Carolina and Rutgerd Boelens (2017). Extractivism and the rights of nature: governmentality, 'convenient communities', and epistemic pacts in Ecuador. Environmental Politics. 26(6):1015-1034.

Mena-Vásconez, Patricio, Linden Vincent, Jeroen Vos & Rutgerd Boelens (2017). Fighting over water values: diverse framings of flower and food production with communal irrigation in the Ecuadorian Andes, Water International, 42(4):443-461.

Hidalgo, Juan Pablo, Rutgerd Boelens, Jeroen Vos (2017). De-colonizing water. Dispossession, water insecurity, and Indigenous claims for resources, authority, and territory. Water History 9: 67-85.

Hommes, Lena, and Rutgerd Boelens (2017). Urbanizing rural waters: Rural-urban water transfers and the reconfiguration of hydrosocial territories in Lima. Political Geography 57: 71-80.

2016
Hendriks, Jan and Rutgerd Boelens (2016). Water Rights Accumulation in Peru (Acumulación de derechos de agua en el Perú). Anthropologica 34(37):13-32.

Yacoub, Cristina, Jeroen Vos & Rutgerd Boelens (2016). Territorios hidro-sociales y minería en Cajamarca, Perú. Monitoreos ambientales como herramientas políticas. Agua y Territorio 7:163-175.

Zeitoun, Mark, Rutgerd Boelens, et al. (2016). 'Reductionist and integrative research approaches to complex water security policy challenges', Global Environmental Change, 39:143-154.

Hommes, Lena, Rutgerd Boelens and Harro Maat (2016). 'Contested hydro-social territories and disputed water governance: struggles and competing claims over the Ilisu Dam development in southeastern Turkey'. Geoforum 71: 9-20.

(2016) ‘Disputes over land and water rights in gold mining: the case of Cerro de San Pedro, Mexico’ (with Didi Stoltenborg). Water International 41(3): 447-467.

(2016) ‘Food or flowers? Contested transformations of community food security and water use priorities under new legal and market regimes in Ecuador's highlands’ (with Patricio Mena and Jeroen Vos). Journal of Rural Studies 44: 227-238.

(2016) ‘Hydrosocial territories: a political ecology perspective’ (with Jaime Hoogesteger, Erik Swyngedouw, Jeroen Vos & Philippus Wester). Water International 41(1): 1-14.

(2016) ‘Disputes over territorial boundaries and diverging valuation languages: the Santurban hydrosocial highlands territory in Colombia’ (with Bibiana Duarte-Abadía). Water International 41(1):15-36.

(2016) ‘Territorial pluralism: water users’ multi-scalar struggles against state ordering in Ecuador’s highlands’ (with Jaime Hoogesteger and Michiel Baud). Water International 41(1):91-106.

(2016) ‘PES hydrosocial territories: de-territorialization and re-patterning of water control arenas in the Andean highlands’ (with Jean Carlo Rodríguez-de-Francisco). Water International 41(1):140-156.

2015
Boelens, Rutgerd, 2015. ‘Water Rights’. In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues, Ken Albala (ed.), pp. 1463-1470. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483346304.n453

Vos, Jeroen and Rutgerd Boelens, 2015. ‘Water in Global Agri-Food Chains’. In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues, Ken Albala (ed.), pp. 1459-1463. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483346304.n452

Rutgerd Boelens, Gerardo Damonte, Miriam Seemann, Bibiana Duarte & Cristina Yacoub, 2015. ‘Despojo del agua en Latinoamérica. Introducción a la ecología política del agua en los agronegocios, la minería y las hidroeléctricas’. In: Yacoub, C., R.Boelens & B.Duarte (eds). Agua y Ecología Política. El extractivismo en la agro-exportación, la minería y las hidroeléctricas en Latino América, pp.9-27. Quito: Abya-Yala.

(2015) ‘Tradiciones de riego y transiciones políticas en los Andes’. Revista Iberoamericana 58(15):178-183.

(2015) Agua y Ecología Política. El extractivismo en la agro-exportación, la minería y las hidroeléctricas en Latino América (with Cristina Yacoub and Bibiana Duarte-Abadía). Quito: Abya-Yala. (310 pp.)

(2015) ‘Property, legal pluralism, and water rights: the critical analysis of water governance and the politics of recognizing “local” rights’ (with Dik Roth and Margreet Zwarteveen). Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law 47(3):456-475.

(2015) ‘Hydropower, encroachment and the repatterning of hydrosocial territory: The case of Hidrosogamoso in Colombia’ (with Bibiana Duarte-Abadía and Tatiana Roa-Avendaño). Human Organization 74(3):243-254.

(2015) ‘Water reform governmentality in Ecuador: neoliberalism, centralization and the restraining of polycentric authority and community rule-making’ (with Jaime Hoogesteger and Michiel Baud). Geoforum 64:281–291.

(2015) ‘Payment for Environmental Services: mobilising an epistemic community to construct dominant policy’ (with Jean Carlo Rodriguez de Francisco). Environmental Politics 24(3): 481-500.

(2015) ‘Rooted rights systems in turbulent waters: the dynamics of collective fishing rights in La Albufera, Valencia, Spain’ (with Victor Claudin). Society & Natural Resources 28:1059–1074.

(2015) Water Justice in Latin America: The Politics of Difference, Equality, and Indifference. Inaugural Lecture, University of Amsterdam.

(2015) Water, Power and Identity: The cultural politics of water in the Andes. Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management.

2014
(2014) ‘Cultural Politics and the Hydrosocial Cycle: Water, Power and Identity in the Andean Highlands’. Geoforum 57:234-247.

(2014) ‘Legal Pluralism, Hydraulic Property Creation and Sustainability: The materialized nature of water rights in user-managed systems’ (with Jeroen Vos). COSUST 11:55-62.

(2014) ‘Payment for Environmental Services and Power in the Chamachán Watershed, Ecuador’ (with Jean Carlo Rodriguez de Francisco). Human Organization 73(4):351-362.

(2014) ‘Forced Engagements. Water Security and Local Rights Formalization in Yanque, Colca Valley, Peru’ (with Miriam Seemann). Human Organization 73(1):1-12.

(2014) ‘Defining, researching and struggling for water justice: some conceptual building blocks for research and action’ (with Margreet Zwarteveen). Water International 39(2):143-158

(2014) ‘Sustainability Standards and the Water Question’ (with Jeroen Vos). Development and Change 45(2):205–230.

(2014) ‘Commoditizing Water Territories? The clash between Andean water rights cultures and Payment for Environmental Services’ (with Jaime Hoogesteger & Jean Carlo Rodriguez). Capitalism Nature Socialism 2014

Boelens, Rutgerd, Antonio Gaybor and Jan Hendriks, 2014. ‘Water grabbing in the Andean Region. Case illustrations from Peru and Ecuador’, forthcoming in: Beyond the Hype: a Critical Analysis of the ‘Global Land Grab’, Annelies Zoomers and Mayke Kaag (eds), London: ZED Books.

Crow, Ben, Flora Lu, Constanza Ocampo-Raeder, Rutgerd Boelens, Brian Dill and Margreet Zwarteveen, 2014. ‘Santa Cruz Declaration on the Global Water Crisis’, Water International, 39(2):246-261, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2014.886936

2013
Boelens, Rutgerd, 2013. ‘Seguridad hídrica y derechos locales. El encuentro y desencuentro entre el derecho oficial y las leyes consuetudinarias en América Latina’. Agenda Social 7(1):15-42.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2013. ‘The shotgun marriage: Water security, cultural politics and forced engagements between official and local rights frameworks’, in “Water Security. Principles, Perspectives, and Practices”, edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun & Declan Conway, pp 239-255. London & New York: Routledge.

(2013) 'Hydraulic heroes: the ironies of utopian hydraulism and its politics of autonomy in the Guadalhorce Valley, Spain', (with Nynke C. Post Uiterweer), Journal of Historical Geography 41 (2013) 44-58.

(2013) ‘Payment for Environmental Services and Unequal Resource Control in Pimampiro, Ecuador’ (with Jean Carlo Rodriguez & Jessica Budds). Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal 26(10):1217-1233. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2013.825037

2012
Boelens, Rutgerd, 2012. ‘Local water management in the Andes: interplay of domination, power and collective participation’, in: Water, Cultural Diversity, and Global Environmental Change: Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures? B.J. Johnston et al. (eds.), pp. 65-75. UNESCO. Dordrecht, London, New York: Springer.

(2012) ‘The danger of naturalizing water policy concepts. Water productivity and efficiency discourses from field irrigation to virtual water trade’ (with Jeroen Vos). Jnl. Agricultural Water Management 108:16-26.

(2012) ‘Losing the watershed focus: a look at complex community-managed irrigation systems in Bolivia’ (with C. Saldías, K. Wegerich, S. Speelman). Water International 37(7):744-759.

(2012) ‘Contested Territories: Water rights and the struggles over indigenous livelihoods‘ (with B. Duarte, R. Manosalvas, P. Mena, T. Roa, J. Vera). Special Issue ‘Indigenous Communities and Water’, International Indigenous Policy Journal 3(3):1-15

2011
Boelens, Rutgerd, Mourik Bueno de Mesquita, Antonio Gaybor and Francisco Peña, 2011. ‘Threats to a Sustainable Future. Water Accumulation and Conflict in Latin America’, Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy 12(1):41-45.

(2011) Justicia Hídrica. Acumulación, Conflicto y Acción Social (with L. Cremers & M. Zwarteveen, eds.) (480 pp.) Lima: IEP/Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.

- (2011) ‘Luchas y Defensas Escondidas. Pluralismo Legal y Cultural como una Práctica de Resistencia Activa y Creativa en la Gestión Local del Agua en los Andes’, Anuario de Estudios Americanos 68(2):673-703.

2010
Achterhuis, H., R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen, 2010. ‘Water Property Relations and Modern Policy Regimes: Neoliberal Utopia and the Disempowerment of Collective Action’. In: Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity. Boelens, Getches & Guevara (eds), pp 27-55. London, Washington DC: Earthscan./Routledge.

Boelens, R., R. Bustamante & T. Perreault, 2010. ‘Networking Strategies and Struggles for Water Control: From Water Wars to Mobilization for Day-to-Day Water Rights Defence’.In: Out of the Mainstream. Water Rights, Politics and Identity. R. Boelens, D. Getches & A. Guevara (eds.), pp. 281-306. London & Washington D.C.: Earthscan./ Routledge.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2010. ‘Water Rights and Rule-making Justice as Fruits of Social Struggle in the Ecuadorian Andes’. In: Social Participation in Water Governance and Management. Critical and Global Perspectives. Kate Berry and Eric Mollard (eds.), pp243-264.London, Sterling VA: Earthscan.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2010. ‘Water Rights Politics’. In: The Politics of Water. Kai Wegerich and Jeroen Warner (eds), pp. 161-183. London: Routledge.

(2010) Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity (with D.Getches & A.Guevara, eds.) (360 pp.) London, Washington: Earthscan/Routledge.

(2010) ‘Indigenous water Rights in the Andean countries: struggles over resources and legitimacy’ (with Aldo Panfichi & Armando Guevara). Journal of Water Law 20: 268-277.

Guevara-Gil, Armando and Rutgerd Boelens, 2010. ‘Derechos colectivos al agua en los países andinos: una reflexión regional’, in: Lo colectivo y el agua: entre los derechos y las prácticas, R. Bustamante (ed.), pp.23-50. Lima: IEP.

2009
(2009) ‘The Politics of Disciplining Water Rights’, Development and Change 40(2):307-331.

(2009) ‘Aguas Diversas. Derechos de agua y pluralidad legal en las comunidades andinas’, Anuario de Estudios Americanos 66(2):23-55

2008
(2008) ‘Water Rights Arenas in the Andes. Upscaling the Defense Networks to Localize Water Control’, Water Alternatives 1(1):48-65

(2008) ‘From Universal Recipes To Living Rights: Local and Indigenous Water Rights Confront Public-Private Partnerships in the Andes’, Journal of International Affairs 61(2):127-144.

2007
Beccar, Lily, Rutgerd Boelens & Paul Hoogendam, 2007. ‘Derechos de agua y acción colectiva en el riego comunitario’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.19-42. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2007. ‘Las dimensiones de género de los derechos de agua en los sistemas de riego andino’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), sec.ed., p.111-150. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Alfredo Durán, Axel Dourojeanni & Paul Hoogendam, 2007. ‘La gestión del agua en las cuencas andinas y el fortalecimiento de las organizaciones de usuarios’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.151-186. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Xavier Albó, 2007. ‘Más allá de las formas formalizadas y las normas normalizadas’, in: Gestión y Derechos de Agua. Comunidades Turrini y Luxru Q’achi, Ancoraimes. C.H. Laruta & R. Butstamante (eds.), pp. 9-15. La Paz: Plural Editores.

2006
Zwarteveen, Margreet & Rutgerd Boelens, 2006. ‘Rights, meanings and discourses. Gender dimensions of water rights in diverging regimes of representation in the Andes’. In: “Fluid Bonds: Views on Gender and Water”, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt (ed.), The Australian National University, Canberra.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2006. ‘Amenaza, defensa y afirmación de los derechos colectivos en la gestión del agua’. In: Derechos Colectivos y Políticas Hídricas en la Región Andina. P. Urteaga & R. Boelens (eds.), pp. 11-46. Lima : IEP.

(2006) ‘Formal Law and Local Water Control in the Andean Region: A Fiercely Contested Field’ (with H. De Vos & R. Bustamante). Intl Jnl of Water Res Devt 22 (1): 37-48.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2006. ‘Tierra, Agua y Lucha Campesina: Resistencia como Confusión’. In: El Futuro Robado. Tierra, Agua y Lucha Campesina. Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, pp. 11-36. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, and Hugo de Vos, 2006. ‘Water Law and Indigenous Rights in the Andes’, Cultural Survival Quarterly, 29 (4): 18-21.

Boelens, Rutgerd, David Getches & Armando Guevara Gil, 2006. ‘La gestión indígena y campesina del agua frente a las políticas hídricas de los países andinos’. In: Agua y Derecho. Políticas Hídricas, Derechos Consuetudinarios e Identidades Locales. R. Boelens, D. Getches & A. Guevara Gil (eds), pp 11-30. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Ingo Gentes, Armando Guevara Gil & Patricia Urteaga, 2006. ‘Agua, identidad y legislación especial. Las ‘políticas de reconocimiento y negación’ en los países andinos’. In: Agua y Derecho. Políticas Hídricas, Derechos Consuetudinarios e Identidades Locales. R. Boelens, D. Getches & A. Guevara Gil (eds), pp 131-188. Lima: IEP

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2006. ‘Las múltiples dimensiones de la valorización del agua en los Andes’. In: Edgar Isch & Ingo Gentes (eds.) Valorización del agua y Pago por servicios ambientales. Visiones críticas. Pp. 27-61. Quito: AbyaYala.

2005
Boelens, Rutgerd, Axel Dourojeanni & Paul Hoogendam, 2005. ‘Improving water allocation for user communities and platforms in the Andes’. In: “Water Rights Reform: Lessons for Institutional Design”, Bryan Randolph Bruns, Claudia Ringler, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick (eds.), pp. 183 - 215. Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Dik Roth & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2005. ‘Legal complexity in the analysis of water rights and water resources management’, In: Liquid Relations. Contested Water Rights and Legal Complexity. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 1-20. New Brunswick/New Jersey/London: Rutgers University Press.

Rutgerd Boelens, Ingo Gentes, Armando Guevara Gil, and Patricia Urteaga, 2005
‘Special Law: recognition and denial of diversity in Andean water control’. In: Liquid Relations. Contested Water Rights and Legal Complexity. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 144-171. New Brunswick NJ/London: Rutgers University Press.

Zwarteveen, Margreet, Dik Roth, and Rutgerd Boelens, 2005. ‘Water Rights and Legal Pluralism: Beyond Analysis and Recognition’, In: Liquid Relations. Contested Water Rights and Legal Complexity. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 254-268. New Brunswick NJ/London: Rutgers University Press.

(2005) Liquid Relations. Legal pluralism and contested water rights (with D. Roth & M. Zwarteveen, eds) (352 pp.). New Brunswick NJ, London: Rutgers University Press.

(2005) ‘Prices and Politics in Andean Water Reforms’ (with Margreet Zwarteveen). Development and Change 36(4):735-758.

(2005) ‘Cultural Politics, Communal Resistance and Identity in Andean Irrigation Development’ (with Paul Gelles). Bulletin of Latin American Research 24(3):311-327.

(2005) ‘Institutional reform in the Andean irrigation sector: Enabling public water agencies for strengthening local rights and water management’ (with L. Cremers & M. Ooijevaar). Natural Resources Forum 29:37-50.

2004
Rutgerd Boelens, Dik Roth & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2004. ‘Pluralismo legal, derechos locales y gestión del agua: entre el reconocimiento analítico y la estrategia política’. In: Los pueblos indígenas y el agua: desafíos del siglo XX!, Francisco Peña (ed.), pp. 161-197. WALIR, Colegio San Luis, IMTA. Colombia/México: Obranegra Editores.

2003
Boelens, Rutgerd & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2003. ‘Water, gender and ‘Andeanity’: Conflict or Harmony? Gender dimensions of water rights in diverging regimes of representation’. In: T.Salman & A.Zoomers (eds) Imaging the Andes. p145-166, CEDLA Lat. Am. Studies 91, Amsterdam: Aksant.

Gelles, Paul H. & Rutgerd Boelens, 2003. ‘Water, Community and Identity: The politics of cultural and agricultural production in the Andes’. In: Ton Salman & Annelies Zoomers (eds.) Imaging the Andes: Shifting margins of a marginal world, pp124-144, CEDLA Latin America Studies no. 91, Amsterdam: Aksant.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2003. ‘Derechos de Agua, Gestión Indígena y Legislación Nacional. La lucha indígena por el agua y las políticas culturales de la participación’, Archivo Histórico del Agua 8: 5-19.

2002
Beccar, Lily, Rutgerd Boelens & Paul Hoogendam, 2002. ‘Water rights, and collective action in community irrigation’ (also in Spanish). In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.1-21. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2002. ‘Recipes and Resistance. Peasants’ rights building and empowerment in the Licto irrigation system, Ecuador’. In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.144-172.
Assen: Van Gorcum.

Beccar, Lily, Rutgerd Boelens & Paul Hoogendam, 2002. ‘Water rights, and collective action in community irrigation’ (also in Spanish). In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.1-21. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2002. ‘Gender dimensions of water control in Andean irrigation’ (also in Spanish). In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.75 –109. Assen: Van Gorcum.

2001
(2001) ‘The battlefield of water rights. Rule-making amidst conflicting normative frameworks in the Ecuadorian Highlands’ (with Bernita Doornbos). Human Organization 60(4): 343-355

1998
Boelens, Rutgerd, 1998. ‘Peasant economy and Andean irrigation’, In: Searching for Equity, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 229-241. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Arroyo, Aline & Rutgerd Boelens, 1998. ‘Andean irrigation and gender equity’ In: Searching for Equity, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 396-418. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 1998. ‘Water’ , In: Searching for Equity, Conceptions of Justice and Equity in Peasant Irrigation .Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. XIX–XXIX. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 1998. ‘Equity and rule-making’, In: Searching for Equity, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 16-36. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 1998. ‘Collective management and social construction of peasant irrigation systems. A conceptual introduction’ In: Searching for Equity, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 81-99. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Ximena Caiza & René Unda, 1998. ‘Ethical Principle and Social Control. The water distribution in the community of Morasloma, Ecuador’. In: Searching for Equity, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 365-372. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 1998. ‘Gestión colectiva y construcción social de sistemas de riego campesino. Una introducción conceptual’, In: Buscando la Equidad, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 87-106. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 1998. ‘Economía campesina y riego andino’, In: Buscando la Equidad, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 247-258. Assen: Van Gorcum

Arroyo, Aline & Rutgerd Boelens, 1998. ‘Riego andino y equidad de género’, In: Buscando la Equidad, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 428-450. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Gloria Dávila, 1998. ‘Organizaciones de usuarios, acompañamiento y defensa de la equidad’. In: Buscando la Equidad, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 451-477. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Ximena Caiza & René Unda, 1998. ‘Principio ético y control social. La distribución del agua en la comunidad de Morasloma, Ecuador’). In: Buscando la Equidad, Boelens & Dávila (eds.), Pp. 393-401. Assen: Van Gorcum.


BOOKS

Boelens, Rutgerd, Ben Crow, Jaime Hoogesteger, Flora Lu, Erik Swyngedouw, Jeroen Vos (2017) Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity. Theory, Governance, and Sites of Struggle. Routledge, London. (396 pp.)

Boelens, Rutgerd; Cristina Yacoub & Bibiana Duarte-Abadía, (2015) Agua y Ecología Política. El extractivismo en la agro-exportación, la minería y las hidroeléctricas en Latino América. Quito: Abya-Yala. (310 pp.)

Boelens, Rutgerd, (2015) Water, Power and Identity: The cultural politics of water in the Andes. Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management.

Arroyo, Aline and Rutgerd Boelens (eds) (2013) Aguas Robadas. Despojo hídrico y movilización social. Justicia Hídrica. Lima: IEP, Quito: Abyayala.

Isch, Edgar, Rutgerd Boelens and Francisco Peña & (eds.) (2012) Agua, Injusticia y Conflictos. (295 pp.). Cusco: IEP, CBC.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Leontien Cremers, Margreet Zwarteveen (2011). Justicia Hídrica. Acumulación, Conflicto y Acción Social. (480 pp.) Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Fondo Editorial PUCP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, David Getches, Armando Guevara (2010) (second edition). Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity. (360 pp.) London, Washington D.C.: Earthscan.

Boelens, Rutgerd, & Rosario Parra (2009) Aguas Rebeldes. Imágenes de la lucha por el agua y la justicia en los Andes. Un tributo a Julio García. (374 pp.) Quito: ImpreFepp, Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd (2008) The Rules of the Game and the Game of the Rules. Normalization and Resistance in Andean Water Control. (600 pp.) Wageningen: Wageningen University.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Moe Chiba, Douglas Nakashima & Vanesa Retana , 2007 (eds.), El Agua y los Pueblos Indígenas. (210 pp). Paris: UNESCO.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Paul Hoogendam (eds.) (2007) Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva. (second ed., 345 pp.). Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.

Boelens, Rutgerd, David Getches & Armando Guevara (eds) (2006) Agua y Derecho. Políticas Hídricas, Derechos Consuetudinarios e Identidades Locales. (435 pp.). Lima: IEP.

Urteaga, Patricia & Rutgerd Boelens (eds.)(2006) Derechos Colectivos y Políticas Hídricas en la Región Andina. (225 pp.). Lima : IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Moe Chiba and Douglas Nakashima (eds) (2006) Water and Indigenous Peoples. WALIR, UNESCO-LINKS Series (177 pp.). Paris: UNESCO

Roth, Dik, Rutgerd Boelens & Margreet Zwarteveen (eds) (2005) Liquid Relations. Legal pluralism and contested water rights. (352 pp.). New Brunswick,NJ / London: Rutgers University Press.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Paul Hoogendam (eds.) (2002) Water rights and Empowerment. (255 pp.) Assen: Van Gorcum Publishers.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Gloria Dávila (eds.) (1998) (with Nobel Peace Prize-Winner Rigoberta Menchú) Searching for Equity. Conceptions of Justice and Equity in Peasant Irrigation. (530 pp.), Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Gloria Dávila (eds.) (1998)
Buscando la Equidad. Concepciones sobre Justicia y Equidad en el Riego Campesino, 506 pp., Assen: Van Gorcum.

Arroyo, Aline & Rutgerd Boelens (1997) Mujer campesina e intervención en el riego andino. Sistemas de riego y relaciones de género, caso Licto, Ecuador, (187 pp.). Quito: CAMAREN.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Bernita Doornbos (1996) Derecho consuetudinario campesino e intervención en el riego. Visiones divergentes sobre agua y derecho en los Andes. Quito: CESA.

REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS

Boelens, Rutgerd, Antonio Gaybor and Jan Hendriks, 2014.
‘Water grabbing in the Andean Region. Case illustrations from Peru and Ecuador’, forthcoming in: Beyond the Hype: a Critical Analysis of the ‘Global Land Grab’, Annelies Zoomers and Mayke Kaag (eds), London: ZED Books.

Boelens, Rutgerd and Jeroen Vos, forthcoming in 2014
‘Ríos de Oro. La exportación del agua virtual y la responsabilidad social empresarial de las empresas mineras y agro-exportadoras’, In: “Minería, Agua y Justicia Ambiental en la Región Andina: Experiencias Comparativas de Bolivia y Perú”, ed. Tom Perreault. IEP, Lima. Accepted, forthcoming in 2014.

Boelens, Rutgerd and Jan Hendriks, forthcoming in 2014
‘Injusticia hídrica y concentración del acceso al agua en el Perú’, Justicia Hídrica, Budds and Roa (eds.), forthcoming in 2014.Lima: Catholic University Peru.

Claudin, V. y R. Boelens, forthcoming in 2014
“Derechos de pesca antiguos en tiempos modernos: las dinámicas normativas en la Albufera, Valencia, España”. In: “Lecturas sobre Derecho del Medio Ambiente. Tomo XIII”. García Pachón, M.d.P. (ed.), Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogotá.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2013
‘The shotgun marriage: Water security, cultural politics and forced engagements between official and local rights frameworks’, in “Water Security. Principles, Perspectives, and Practices”, edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun & Declan Conway, pp 239-255. London & New York: Routledge.

Boelens, R., J. Hoogesteger, M. Sosa & M. Zwarteveen, 2013
‘El reclamo por la seguridad en los derechos de agua y la transparencia en la gobernanza del agua por medio de la movilización multi-escala en los Andes’, In: “Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos. Transparencia e Integridad”, M.d.P. García & A.M. Briceño Chaves, (ed.), pp. 235-268. Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogotá.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2013
‘Reformas hídricas y la dominación de la pluralidad legal’, in: “Agua e Inequidad: discursos, políticas, agua y medios de vida rurales en la Región Andina”, J. Hoogesteger & P. Urteaga (eds.) SWAS/Justicia Hídrica. Lima: IEP.

Arroyo, Aline & Rutgerd Boelens, 2013
‘Despojo del agua y movilización social: reflexiones finales’. In: R. Boelens and A. Arroyo (eds), Aguas Robadas. Despojo hídrico y movilización social. Pp. 367-382. Justicia Hídrica. Lima: IEP, Quito: Abyayala.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Aline Arroyo, 2013
‘Introducción: El agua fluye en la dirección del poder’, In: R. Boelens and A. Arroyo (eds), Aguas Robadas. Despojo hídrico y movilización social. Pp. 17-26. Lima: IEP, Quito: Abyayala.

Vos, Jeroen and Rutgerd Boelens, 2013
‘Aguas Virtuales, Agroexportadores y Comunidades Campesinas. Las trampas de la certificación de la producción sostenible’, In: R. Boelens and A. Arroyo (eds), Aguas Robadas. Despojo hídrico y movilización social. Pp. 43-64. Justicia Hídrica. Lima: IEP, Quito: Abyayala.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2012
‘Local water management in the Andes: interplay of domination, power and collective participation’, in: Water, Cultural Diversity, and Global Environmental Change: Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures? B.J. Johnston et al. (eds.), pp. 65-75. UNESCO. Dordrecht, London, New York: Springer.

Boelens, R., E. Isch & F. Peña, 2012
‘Justicia Hídrica. Análisis y acción en contextos cambiantes’, In: Agua, Injusticia y Conflictos. Isch, E., F. Peña & R. Boelens (eds.), pp. 9-20.. CBC, Cusco and IEP, Lima.

Rodríguez-de-Francisco, J.C. & R. Boelens , 2012
‘Injusticia hídrica y pagos por servicios ambientales: mirando detrás del telón en Pimampiro, Ecuador’, In: Agua, Injusticia y Conflictos. Isch, E., F. Peña & R. Boelens (eds.), pp. 205-222.. CBC, Cusco and IEP, Lima.

Isch, E., R. Boelens & F. Peña, 2012
‘Agua, acumulación y acción local. A modo de conclusiones’, In: Agua, Injusticia y Conflictos. Isch, E., F. Peña & R. Boelens (eds.), 273-284. CBC, Cusco and IEP, Lima.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2012
‘La gobernanza del agua como política de dominación’, In: Murillo, Daniel (ed.), La gobernanza del agua, un desafío actual, IMTA, México.

Achterhuis, H., R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen, 2012
‘Water Property Relations and Modern Policy Regimes: Neoliberal Utopia and the Disempowerment of Collective Action’. [revised version] In: Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity. Boelens, Getches & Guevara (eds), pp 27-55 [second edition]. London, Washington DC: Earthscan./Routledge.

Boelens, R., D. Getches & A. Guevara, 2012
‘Water Struggles and the Politics of Identity’.[revised version] In: Out of the Mainstream. Water Rights, Politics and Identity. R. Boelens, D. Getches & A. Guevara (eds.), pp. 3-26. [second edition]. London & Washington D.C.: Earthscan./ Routledge.

Boelens, R., R. Bustamante & T. Perreault, 2012
‘Networking Strategies and Struggles for Water Control: From Water Wars to Mobilization for Day-to-Day Water Rights Defence’. [revised version] In: Out of the Mainstream. Water Rights, Politics and Identity. R. Boelens, D. Getches & A. Guevara (eds.), pp. 281-306. [second edition]. London & Washington D.C.: Earthscan./ Routledge.

Guevara, A., R. Boelens & D. Getches, 2012
‘Water Rights, Power and Identity. Conclusions’.[revised version] In: Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity. Boelens, Getches & Guevara (eds), pp 329-339. [second edition]. London & Washington D.C.: Earthscan./ Routledge.

Boelens, R., L. Cremers & M. Zwarteveen, 2011
‘Justicia Hídrica: acumulación de agua, conflictos y acción de la sociedad civil - introducción’. In: R. Boelens, L. Cremers & M. Zwarteveen (eds.) Justicia Hídrica: Acumulación, Conflicto y Acción Social, pp. 13-26. Fondo Editorial PUCP, IEP, Lima.

Zwarteveen, M. & R. Boelens, 2011
‘La investigación transdisciplinaria referente a la temática de «justicia hídrica»: unas aproximaciones conceptuales’. In: R. Boelens, L. Cremers & M. Zwarteveen (eds.) Justicia Hídrica: Acumulación, Conflicto y Acción Social, pp. 29-58. Fondo Editorial PUCP, IEP, Lima.

Zwarteveen, M. & R. Boelens, 2011
‘‘Justicia hídrica: algunas reflexiones’. In: R. Boelens, L. Cremers & M. Zwarteveen (eds.) Justicia Hídrica: Acumulación, Conflicto y Acción Social, pp. 455-468. Fondo Editorial PUCP, IEP, Lima.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2010
‘Water Rights and Rule-making Justice as Fruits of Social Struggle in the Ecuadorian Andes’. In: Social Participation in Water Governance and Management. Critical and Global Perspectives. Kate Berry and Eric Mollard (eds.), pp243-264.London, Sterling VA: Earthscan.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2010
‘Water Rights Politics’. In: The Politics of Water. Kai Wegerich and Jeroen Warner (eds), pp. 161-183. London: Routledge.

Rocha, Rigel and Rutgerd Boelens, 2010
‘Agua y derecho como base de la colectividad’, in: Lo colectivo y el agua: entre los derechos y las prácticas, R. Bustamante (ed.), pp.9-12. Lima: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos.

Guevara-Gil, Armando and Rutgerd Boelens, 2010
‘Derechos colectivos al agua en los países andinos: una reflexión regional’, in: Lo colectivo y el agua: entre los derechos y las prácticas, R. Bustamante (ed.), pp.23-50. Lima: IEP.

World Water Assessment Programme, 2009
‘Options Inside the Water Box’, G. De Gooijer, W. Rast, H. Tropp, V. Aimard, G. Allaerts, M. Black, R. Boelens et al. In: The United Nations World Water Development Report 3: Water in a Changing World. Ed. Cosgrove, W. et al., Chapter 14, pp 241-268. London: Earthscan.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Rocio Bustamante, Hugo de Vos, 2007
‘Legal Pluralism and the Politics of Inclusion.’ In: Community-based Water Law and Water Resource Management Reform in Developing Countries, Van Koppen, Giordano, Butterworth (eds.), pp. 96-113. Cabi: Wallingford, UK and Cambridge MA, USA.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2007
‘Políticas Aguadas y Canalización del Poder: Descentralización, gobiernos locales y reconocimiento de los derechos campesinos e indígenas’. In: Movimientos Indígenas y Gobiernos Locales en América Latina. W.Assies & H.Gundermann (eds), p44-88. Santiago: IIAM.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2007
‘Aguas Locales, Políticas Culturales y Leyes Universales: La gestión hídrica indígena frente a la legislación nacional y las ‘políticas de participación’.’In: El Agua y los Pueblos Indígenas. R. Boelens, M. Chiba, D. Nakashima & V. Retana (eds.). Paris: UNESCO.

Beccar, Lily, Rutgerd Boelens & Paul Hoogendam, 2007
‘Derechos de agua y acción colectiva en el riego comunitario’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.19-42. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2007
‘Las dimensiones de género de los derechos de agua en los sistemas de riego andino’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), sec.ed., p.111-150. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Alfredo Durán, Axel Dourojeanni & Paul Hoogendam, 2007
‘La gestión del agua en las cuencas andinas y el fortalecimiento de las organizaciones de usuarios’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.151-186. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2007
‘Recetas y resistencia. Derechos campesinos y fortalecimiento organizativo en el sistema de riego de Licto, Ecuador’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.151-186. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd y Bernita Doornbos, 2007
‘Derechos de agua y empoderamiento en medio de marcos normativos conflictivos en Ceceles, Ecuador’, In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.187-219. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd y Paul Hoogendam, 2007
‘La Yapa. Derechos de agua, poder y fortalecimiento organizativo’. In: Derechos de Agua y Acción Colectiva, Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.), second ed., pp.306-315. Lima: IEP.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2006
‘Local Rights and Legal Recognition. The struggle for indigenous water rights and the cultural politics of participation’. In: Water and Indigenous Peoples. Ed R. Boelens, M. Chiba, D. Nakashima. Knowledges of Nature 2, UNESCO-LINKS, WALIR. Paris: UNESCO.

Zwarteveen, Margreet & Rutgerd Boelens, 2006
‘Rights, meanings and discourses. Gender dimensions of water rights in diverging regimes of representation in the Andes’. In: “Fluid Bonds: Views on Gender and Water”, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt (ed.), The Australian National University, Canberra.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Axel Dourojeanni & Paul Hoogendam, 2005
‘Improving water allocation for user communities and platforms in the Andes’. In: “Water Rights Reform: Lessons for Institutional Design”, Bryan Randolph Bruns, Claudia Ringler, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick (eds.), pp. 183 - 215. Washington D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Dik Roth & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2005
‘Legal complexity in the analysis of water rights and water resources management’, In: Liquid Relations. Contested Water Rights and Legal Complexity. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 1-20. New Brunswick/New Jersey/London: Rutgers University Press.

Rutgerd Boelens & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2005
‘Anomalous water rights and the politics of normalization. Collective water control and privatization policies in the Andean Region’. In: Liquid Relations. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 97-123. New Brunswick NJ/London: Rutgers University Press.

Rutgerd Boelens, Ingo Gentes, Armando Guevara Gil, and Patricia Urteaga, 2005
‘Special Law: recognition and denial of diversity in Andean water control’. In: Liquid Relations. Contested Water Rights and Legal Complexity. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 144-171. New Brunswick NJ/London: Rutgers University Press.

Zwarteveen, Margreet, Dik Roth, and Rutgerd Boelens, 2005
‘Water Rights and Legal Pluralism: Beyond Analysis and Recognition’, In: Liquid Relations. Contested Water Rights and Legal Complexity. D. Roth, R. Boelens & M. Zwarteveen (eds.), Pp. 254-268. New Brunswick NJ/London: Rutgers University Press.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2003
‘Water, gender and ‘Andeanity’: Conflict or Harmony? Gender dimensions of water rights in diverging regimes of representation’. In: T.Salman & A.Zoomers (eds) Imaging the Andes. p145-166, CEDLA Lat. Am. Studies 91, Amsterdam: Aksant.

Gelles, Paul H. & Rutgerd Boelens, 2003
‘Water, Community and Identity: The politics of cultural and agricultural production in the Andes’. In: Ton Salman & Annelies Zoomers (eds.) Imaging the Andes: Shifting margins of a marginal world, pp124-144, CEDLA Latin America Studies no. 91, Amsterdam: Aksant.

Boelens, Rutgerd, Axel Dourojeanni, Alfredo Durán & Paul Hoogendam, 2002
‘Water rights and watersheds. Managing multiple water uses and strengthening stakeholder platforms’. In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.110-143. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd, 2002
‘Recipes and Resistance. Peasants’ rights building and empowerment in the Licto irrigation system, Ecuador’. In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.144-172.
Assen: Van Gorcum.

Beccar, Lily, Rutgerd Boelens & Paul Hoogendam, 2002
‘Water rights, and collective action in community irrigation’ (also in Spanish). In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.1-21. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Margreet Zwarteveen, 2002
‘Gender dimensions of water control in Andean irrigation’ (also in Spanish). In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.75 –109. Assen: Van Gorcum.

Boelens, Rutgerd & Paul Hoogendam, 2002
‘The Yapa. Water rights, power and empowerment’. In: Boelens & Hoogendam (eds.) Water rights and Empowerment, p.241-249. Assen: Van Gorcum.