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prof. dr. M.Z. (Margreet) Zwarteveen

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
GPIO : Governance and Inclusive Development

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: B4.05
Postal address
  • Postbus 15629
    1001 NC Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications

    2018

    • Zwarteveen, M., Smit, H., Domínguez Guzmán, C., Fantini, E., Rap, E., van der Zaag, P., & Boelens, R. (2018). Accounting for Water: Questions of Environmental Representation in a Nonmodern World. In S. Lele, E. S. Brondizio, J. Byrne, G. M. Mace, & J. Martinez-Alier (Eds.), Rethinking Environmentalism: Linking Justice, Sustainability, and Diversity (pp. 227-249). (Strüngmann Forum Reports ; No. 23). Cambridge: The MIT Press. [details]

    2017

    • Ahlers, R., Zwarteveen, M., & Bakker, K. (2017). Large Dam Development: From Trojan Horse to Pandora’s Box. In B. Flyvbjerg (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management (pp. 556-576). (Oxford Handbooks). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198732242.013.27 [details]
    • Alda-Vidal, C., Rusca, M., Zwarteveen, M., Schwartz, K., & Pouw, N. (2017). Occupational genders and gendered occupations: The case of water provisioning in Maputo, Mozambique. Gender, Place and Culture, 24(7), 974-990. https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2017.1339019 [details]
    • Bossenbroek, L., Kuper, M., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Sour grapes: multiple groundwater enclosures in Morocco’s Saïs region. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 105-121). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Domínguez Guzmán, C., Verzijl, A., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Water Footprints and ‘Pozas’: Conversations about Practices and Knowledges ofWater Efficiency. Water, 9(1), [16]. https://doi.org/10.3390/w9010016 [details]
    • Kuper, M., Benouniche, M., Naouri, M., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). ‘Bricolage’ as an everyday practice of contestation of smallholders engaging with drip irrigation. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 256-265). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Kuper, M., Venot, J-P., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Introduction: Panda or Hydra? The untold stories of drip irrigation. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 1-15). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Milagros, S., Boelens, R., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). The Influence of Large Mining: Restructuring Water Rights among Rural Communities in Apurimac, Peru. Human Organization, 76(3), 215-226. https://doi.org/10.17730/0018-7259.76.3.215 [details]
    • Veldwisch, G. J., Borsboom, V., Ingen-Housz, F., Zwarteveen, M., Post Uiterweer, N., & Hebinck, P. (2017). Low-cost drip irrigation in Zambia: gendered practices of promotion and use. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 204-217). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Vera Delgado, J. M., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Queering Engineers? Using History to Re-think the Associations between Masculinity and Irrigation Engineering in Peru. Engineering Studies, 9(2), 140-160. https://doi.org/10.1080/19378629.2017.1361427 [details]
    • Wanvoeke, J., Venot, J-P., Zwarteveen, M., & de Fraiture, C. (2017). The conundrum of low-cost drip irrigation in Burkina Faso: Why development interventions that have little to show continue. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 218-236). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Decentering the technology: explaining the drip irrigation paradox. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 38-53). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Hydrocracies, Engineers and Power: Questioning Masculinities in Water. Engineering Studies, 9(2), 78-94. https://doi.org/10.1080/19378629.2017.1358730 [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z., & Boelens, R. (2017). Defining, researching and struggling for water justice: some conceptual building blocks for research and action. In R. Boelens, B. Crow, J. Hoogesteger, F. Lu, E. Swyngedouw, & J. Vos (Eds.), Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity: Theory, Governance, and Sites of Struggle (pp. 8-23). (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance). London: Routledge. [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M., & Rap, E. (2017). Guest Editor’s Introduction: Engineering Masculinities in Water Governance. Engineering Studies, 9(2), 75-77. https://doi.org/10.1080/19378629.2017.1363019 [details]
    • van der Kooij, S., Kuper, M., Zwarteveen, M. Z., & de Fraiture, C. M. S. (2017). A user-centred approach to irrigation performance: drip irrigation in the Krichfa area, Morocco. Water International, 42(7), 794-809. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2017.1373319 [details]
    • van der Kooij, S., Kuper, M., de Fraiture, C., Lankford, B., & Zwarteveen, M. (2017). Re-allocating yet-to-be saved water in irrigation modernization projects: the case of the Bittit irrigation system, Morocco. In J-P. Venot, M. Kuper, & M. Zwarteveen (Eds.), Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development (pp. 68-84). (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. [details]

    2016

    • Sosa, M., & Zwarteveen, M. (2016). Questioning the effectiveness of planned conflict resolution strategies in water disputes between rural communities and mining companies in Peru. Water International, 41(3), 483-500. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2016.1141463 [details]
    • Wanvoeke, J., Venot, J-P., De Fraiture, C., & Zwarteveen, M. (2016). Smallholder Drip Irrigation in Burkina Faso: The Role of Development Brokers. Journal of Development Studies, 52(7), 1019-1033. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2015.1107048 [details]
    • Wanvoeke, J., Venot, J-P., Zwarteveen, M., & de Fraiture, C. (2016). Farmers’ Logics in Engaging With Projects Promoting Drip Irrigation Kits in Burkina Faso. Society & Natural Resources, 29(9), 1095-1109. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2015.1132354 [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (2016). Questioning Masculinities in Water. In M. Shah, & P. S. Vijayshankar (Eds.), Water. Growing Understanding, Emerging Perspectives. : Essays from Economic and Political Weekly. (pp. 199-217). Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan.
    • Zwarteveen, M., & Liebrand, J. (2016). Performing Modernity: The Scalar Politics of Irrigation Development in Nepal. In E. S. Norman, C. Cook, & A. Cohen (Eds.), Negotiation Water Governance: Why the politics of scale matter (pp. 263-280). (Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice ). London: Routledge. [details]

    2015

    • Ahlers, R., Budds, J., Joshi, D., Merme, V., & Zwarteveen, M. (2015). Framing hydropower as green energy: assessing drivers, risks and tensions in the Eastern Himalayas. Earth System Dynamics, 6(1), 195-204. https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-6-195-2015 [details]
    • Bossenbroek, L., & Zwarteveen, M. (2015). 'One doesn't sell one's parents': gendered experiences of shifting tenure regimes in the agricultural plain of the Sais in Morocco. In C. S. Archambault, & A. Zoomers (Eds.), Global trends in land tenure reform: gender impacts (pp. 152-168). (Routledge studies in gender and development). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315765822 [details]
    • Bossenbroek, L., van der Ploeg, J. D., & Zwarteveen, M. (2015). Broken dreams? Youth experiences of agrarian change in Morocco's Saïss region. Cahiers Agricultures, 24(6), 342-348. https://doi.org/10.1684/agr.2015.0776 [details]
    • Roth, D., Boelens, R., & Zwarteveen, M. (2015). Property, legal pluralism, and water rights: the critical analysis of water governance and the politics of recognizing "local" rights. Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 47(3), 456-475. https://doi.org/10.1080/07329113.2015.1111502 [details]
    • Wanvoeke, J., Venot, J. P., Zwarteveen, M., & de Fraiture, C. (2015). Performing the success of an innovation: the case of smallholder drip irrigation in Burkina Faso. Water International, 40(3), 432-445. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2015.1010364 [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M., & Liebrand, J. (2015). Performing modernity: the scalar politics of irrigation development in Nepal. In E. S. Norman, C. Cook, & A. Cohen (Eds.), Negotiating water governance: why the politics of scale matter (pp. 263-280). (Ashgate studies in environmental policy and practice). Farnham: Ashgate. [details]
    • van der Kooij, S., Zwarteveen, M., & Kuper, M. (2015). The material of the social: the mutual shaping of institutions by irrigation technology and society in Sequia Krichfa, Morocco. The International Journal of the Commons, 9(1), 129-150. [details]

    2014

    2017

    • Venot, J-P., Kuper, M., & Zwarteveen, M. (Eds.) (2017). Drip Irrigation for Agriculture: Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development. (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315537146 [details]
    • Zwarteveen, M., Kemerink-Seyoum, J. S., Kooy, M., Evers, J., Guerrero, T. A., Batubara, B., ... Wesselink, A. (2017). Engaging with the politics of water governance. Wires Water, 4(6), [e1245]. https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1245 [details]

    2017

    • Dominguez-Guzman, C. (Author), Verzijl, A. (Author), & Zwarteveen, M. (Author). (2017). Thirsty mangos and thrifty farmers: dialogues between the Water Footprint and Peruvian smallholder farmers. Web publication/site, FLOWs. Retrieved from https://flows.hypotheses.org/457 [details]
    • Kemerink-Seyoum, J. (Author), Zwarteveen, M. (Author), Evers, J. (Author), Buist, E. (Author), & Acevedo Guerrero, T. (Author). (2017). Pluralizing water science. Web publication/site, FLOWs. Retrieved from https://flows.hypotheses.org/747 [details]

    2015

    • Zwarteveen, M. (2015). Regulating water, ordering society: practices and politics of water governance. (Oratiereeks). Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details]

    Talk / presentation

    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (invited speaker) (30-11-2017). Beyond inclusion: identifying and addressing the gender dimensions of water projects, Seminar for the Oxford Water network.
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (invited speaker) (20-6-2017). Socializing environmental flows? (or: what is social about environmental flows?), Social and Ecohydrological Science Connections for Environmental Flows, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (invited speaker) (10-6-2017). The Water Footprint and what it does and doesn’t do [public lecture], IHE open day.
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (invited speaker) (9-2-2017). Who talks about water, and how? Gendered constructions of voice and authority in the water sector, Film festival and seminar “Let’s Talk about Water”, KIT and de Balie, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (invited speaker) (2-2-2017). Localizing Waters: Bringing global water science initiatives down to earth, King’s College Annual Lecture 2016-2017, Human Geography Series.
    • Zwarteveen, M. Z. (keynote speaker) (24-1-2017). Questioning water’s univers-ality: a plea for localizing and plurifying water knowledge, 20th Anniversary Conference of ATREE (Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment), Bangalore, India.

    2019

    • Tutusaus Luque, M. (2019). Compliance or defiance? Assessing the implementation of policy prescriptions for commercialization by water operators. [details]
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  • Ancillary activities
    • UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
      professor Water Governance