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Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis (2020)
Journal Article
Staddon, C., Everard, M., Mytton, J., Octavianti, T., Powell, W., Quinn, N., …Mizniak, J. (in press). Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis. Water International, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2020.1769345

In recent weeks, people all over the world have been settling into a ‘new normal’ of restricted mobility, online working, social distancing and enhanced hand hygiene. As part of the global fight against the spread of COVID-19 (the illness caused by S... Read More about Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis.

Rethinking water security: How does flooding fit into the concept? (2020)
Journal Article
Octavianti, T. (2020). Rethinking water security: How does flooding fit into the concept?. Environmental Science and Policy, 106, 145-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.01.010

Since first introduced in 2000, ‘water security’ has grown into a vibrant research area, with the majority of studies examining water supply security. Although protection to water-related hazards is recognised as a dimension in water security, only a... Read More about Rethinking water security: How does flooding fit into the concept?.

Equity and Urban Water Security (2020)
Book Chapter
Charles, K., Octavianti, T., Hylton, E., & Remmington, G. (2020). Equity and Urban Water Security. In R. Hope, J. Hughes, E. C. Penning-Rowsell, J. W. Hall, S. J. Dadson, & D. E. Garrick (Eds.), Water Science, Policy, and Management: A Global Challenge. , (329-344). John Wiley & Sons Ltd

De- and Re-politicisation of Water Security as Examined Through the Lens of the Hydrosocial Cycle: The Case of Jakartaʼs Sea Wall Plan (2019)
Journal Article
Octavianti, T. (2019). De- and Re-politicisation of Water Security as Examined Through the Lens of the Hydrosocial Cycle: The Case of Jakartaʼs Sea Wall Plan. Water Alternatives, 12(3), 1017-1037

This article asks how the pursuit of major engineering works causes changes in existing water-society relations. We employ the concept of the hydrosocial cycle postulated by Linton and Budds (2014) as an analytical framework and draw specific insight... Read More about De- and Re-politicisation of Water Security as Examined Through the Lens of the Hydrosocial Cycle: The Case of Jakartaʼs Sea Wall Plan.

Examining flood policy change in Jakarta, Indonesia using the Multiple Stream model (2019)
Book Chapter
Octavianti, T. (2019). Examining flood policy change in Jakarta, Indonesia using the Multiple Stream model. In E. Penning-Rowsell, & M. Becker (Eds.), Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities. Abingdon: Routledge

This chapter examines the usability of Kingdon’s (2003) Multiple Stream (MS) model to understand the extent to which major flood events precipitated policy changes in Jakarta, Indonesia. Scholars (Rosenthal and t’Hart, 1998; Johnson et al. 2005; Sult... Read More about Examining flood policy change in Jakarta, Indonesia using the Multiple Stream model.

The evolution of Jakarta’s flood policy over the past 400 years: The lock-in of infrastructural solutions (2018)
Journal Article
Octavianti, T., & Charles, K. (2019). The evolution of Jakarta’s flood policy over the past 400 years: The lock-in of infrastructural solutions. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 37(6), 1102-1125. https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654418813578

This paper presents an analysis of the evolution of flood policy in a city in the developing world. Jakarta was selected in order to analyse the role of colonialisation on water policy. Drawing data from historical sources and interviews of key infor... Read More about The evolution of Jakarta’s flood policy over the past 400 years: The lock-in of infrastructural solutions.

Disaster capitalism? Examining the politicisation of land subsidence crisis in pushing Jakarta’s seawall megaproject (2018)
Journal Article
Octavianti, T., & Charles, K. (2018). Disaster capitalism? Examining the politicisation of land subsidence crisis in pushing Jakarta’s seawall megaproject. Water Alternatives, 11(2), 394-420

This paper offers an analysis of 'disaster capitalism', in which fear of disaster is exploited to facilitate the entry of a capitalist project, with regard to Jakarta’s flood policy. After a major flood hit the city in 2013, the Indonesian government... Read More about Disaster capitalism? Examining the politicisation of land subsidence crisis in pushing Jakarta’s seawall megaproject.


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