Publications

Scholarship

  1. S.L. Murthy & F. Mendikulova, “Water and Conflict in Central Asia: The Role of International Law and Diplomacy” (submitted).
  2. S.L. Murthy, “A New Constitutive Commitment to Water,” 36 Boston C. J. of Law & Soc. Just. 151 (2016).
  3. F. Bichai, A. Kajenthira Grindle & S.L. Murthy, “Addressing Barriers in the Water-Recycling Innovation System to Reach Water Security in Arid Countries,” J. Cleaner Production (2016).
  4. D. Anadon, G. Chan, A.G. Harley, K. Matus, S. Moon, S.L. Murthy & W.C. Clark, Making Technological Innovation Work for Sustainable Development, Proc. of the Nat. Acad. of Sciences (2016).
  5. S.L. Murthy & M. Mahin, “Constitutional Impediments to Decentralization in the World’s Largest Federal Country [India],” 26 Duke J. of Comp. and Int. L. 78 (2016).
  6. S.L. Murthy, “Can International Water Law be a Tool for ‘Water Diplomacy’?,” 27 J. for Int. Law of Peace and Armed Conflict 17 (2014).
  7. S.L. Murthy, “The Human Right(s) to Water and Sanitation: History, Meaning and the Controversy over Privatization,” 31 Berkeley J. of Int. Law Vol. 89 (2013).
  8. S.L. Murthy, M. Williams & E. Baskin, “The Human Right to Water in Israel: A Case Study of the Unrecognized Bedouin Villages in the Negev,” 46 Israel L. Rev. 25 (2013).
  9. M. Williams & S.L. Murthy, “Reconciling the Carbon Market and the Human Right to Water: The Role of Suppressed Demand under Clean Development Mechanism and the Gold Standard,” 43 Env. L. 517 (2013).
  10. A. Kajenthira & S.L. Murthy, “Exploring Urban Water Challenges in the Middle East: Integrating Islamic Principles with Demand Management Strategies,” in Water Governance: An Evaluation of Alternative Architectures, 164-192 (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2013).
  11. S.L. Murthy, “Land Security and the Challenges of Realizing the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in the Slums of Mumbai, India,” 14 Health and Hum. Rights J. 1 (2012).
  12. S.L. Murthy, “Iraq’s Constitutional Mandate to Justly Distribute Water: The Implications of Federalism, Islam, International Law and Human Rights,” 42 The Geo. Wash. Int’l L. Rev. 749 (2010).
  13. S.L. Murthy, “The Self-Employed Women’s Association’s (SEWA) Rural Savings and Credit Program in Gujarat, India,” Harvard Kennedy School of Govt. Rev. (2000).

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  1. S.L. Murthy, “Why We Need National Water Affordability Legislation,” Harvard Law and Policy Review Blog (March 21, 2016).
  2. S. Murthy, “Lessons from Flint’s Water Crisis,” Cognoscenti (February 8, 2016).
  3. Subbaraman & S.L. Murthy, “The Right to Water in the Slums of Mumbai, India,” 93 Bulletin of the World Health Organization 815 (2015).
  4. S.L. Murthy, “Opening The Taps: The Case For Water Affordability Legislation,” Cognoscenti (March 20, 2015).
  5. S.L. Murthy, “In India, Dying To Go: Why Access To Toilets Is A Women’s Rights Issue,” Cognoscenti (June 25, 2014).
  6. S.L. Murthy, “Iraqi Elections are of Strategic Interest to U.S,” Op-Ed, The Tennessean (3/6/2009).

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Working Papers and Reports

  1. Anadon, L.D., G. Chan, A. Harley, K. Matus, S. Moon, S.L. Murthy, & W.C. Clark, “Making Technological Innovation Work for Sustainable Development,” Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Research Working Paper, RWP15-079 (Dec. 2015).
  2. Anadon, L.D., K. Matus, S. Moon, G. Chan, A.G. Harley, S.L. Murthy, V. Timmer, A. Latif, K. Araujo, K. Booker, H. Choi, K. Dubrawski, L. Friedlander, C. Ingersoll, E. Kempster, L. Pereira, J. Stephens, L. Vinsel, & W.C. Clark, “Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: Diagnosing Weaknesses and Identifying Interventions in the Transnational Arena.”  Sustainability Science Program Working Paper 2014-01. Sustainability Science Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  3. Harley, A., S.L. Murthy, L.D. Anadon, G. Chan, K. Matus, S. Moon, V. Timmer & W.C. Clark, “Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development: A Global Systems Perspective.”  Report of a workshop conducted at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, April 24, 2014. Sustainability Science Program Working Paper 2014-02. Sustainability Science Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  4. S.L. Murthy, F. Bichai, S. Davis, M. Williams, A. Kajenthira, & D. Lantange, “Water Sector Discussion Paper: Background Paper for the Project on Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development.”  Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-01, September. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  5. S.L. Murthy, L. Pereira, A. Harley, D. Shemie, E. Lee, P. Guardabassi, C. Zhang & S. Moore, “The Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Helping Decision-Makers Meet Food, Energy and Water (FEW) Needs,” report from a workshop held at Harvard Kennedy School of Government on May 18, 2013.  Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-02, November. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  6. S.L. Murthy, “Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: From Theory to Practice,” report from a Radcliffe Exploratory Seminar held at Harvard University (1/2013).
  7. S.L. Murthy & M. Williams, “The Complex Nature of Stigma: Realizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation for Bedouins in the Negev, Israel,” report submitted to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation (1/2012).
  8. M. Williams & S.L. Murthy, “Report on the October 25, 2011 Roundtable Meeting with the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Right Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque,” Harvard Kennedy School (10/2011).

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