(*) indicates SIS student

Doshi, S and M Ranganathan. 2017. “Contesting the Unethical City: Land Dispossession and Corruption Narratives in Urban India”, Annals of the American Association of Geographers 107 (1): 183-199. IF 2.291.

Ranganathan, M. 2016. “Thinking with Flint: Racial Liberalism and the Roots of an American Water Tragedy”, Capitalism Nature Socialism 27 (3): 17-33

Doshi, S and M Ranganathan. Under Review (submitted December 2016).“Ethics, Dispossession, Territory: Toward a Critical Geography of Corruption in Late Capitalism”, Progress in Human Geography. IF 5.162.

Ranganathan, M. Revise and Resubmit (April 2016). “Producing Race, Class, and Difference through Property: A Genealogy of Liberal ‘Improvement’”, Environment and Planning: A. IF 1.604.

Kiefer, K and M Ranganathan. Revise and Resubmit (October 2016). “Productive Tension in Inclusive Planning: The Politics of Participation in Cape Town’s Slum Upgrading”. Journal of Planning Education and Research. IF 1.196.

Ranganathan, M. 2015. “Storm Drains as Assemblages: The Political Ecology of Flood Risk in Postcolonial Bangalore”, Antipode 47 (5): 1300-1320. Video abstract: IF 2.104.

Ranganathan, M and C Balazs. 2015. “Water Marginalization at the Urban Fringe: Environmental Justice and Urban Political Ecology Across the North-South Divide”, Urban Geography 36 (3): 403-423. IF 1.355.

Ranganathan, M. 2014. “Paying for Water, Claiming Citizenship: Political Agency and Water Reforms at the Urban Periphery”, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 38 (2): 590-608. IF 1.672.

Ranganathan, M. 2014. “Mafias in the Waterscape: Urban Informality and Everyday Public Authority in Bangalore”, Water Alternatives 7 (1): 89-105.

Ranganathan, M, L Kamath and V Baindur. 2009. “Piped Water Supply to Greater Bangalore: Putting the Cart Before the Horse?”, Economic and Political Weekly 44 (33): 53-62.

Haya, B, M Ranganathan, and S Kirpekar. 2009. “Barriers to Sugar Mill Cogeneration in India: Insights into the Structure of Post-2012 Climate Financing Instruments”, Climate and Development 1 (1): 66–81. IF 1.379.

Chaurey, A, M Ranganathan, and P Mohanty. 2004. “Electricity Access For Geographically Disadvantaged Rural Communities—Technology And Policy Insights”, Energy Policy (32) 15: 1693-1705. IF 2.575.

Prasad, R., M Ranganathan, P B Singh, and I H Rehman. 2003.How Community Participation Can Integrate Energy Transitions Into Rural Development—The Experience Of Four North Indian Villages”. The Journal of Energy and Development (28) 2.


Ranganathan, M. 2016.“Rethinking Urban Water Informality” in K Conca and E Weinthal (Eds), Oxford Handbook on Water Politics and Policy. Oxford University Press: Oxford and New York.

Ranganathan, M and S Doshi. Forthcoming (2017). “A Radical Politics for the Anthropocene? Political Ecologies of Dispossession and Anticorruption in Urban India” in H Ernstson and E Swyngedouw (Eds), Interrupting the Anthro-Obscene: Political possibilities of planetary urbanization. Press Routledge.

Ranganathan, M. Forthcoming. “Hydraulic Chaos? Water and the World-Class City”. Review Forum with Andrew Barry, Colin McFarlane, John Harris, and Michael Leaf for Bjorkman. L. 2015. Pipe Politics, Contested Waters: Embedded Infrastructures of Millennial Mumbai. Duke University Press: Durham. Dialogues in Human Geography.

Ranganathan, M. 2013. “Financialized and Insurgent: The Dialectics of Participation in Bangalore’s Neoliberal Water Reforms”, pp 65-88 in K Coelho, L Kamath, and M Vijayabaskar (Eds), Participolis: Consent and Contention in India’s Neoliberal Urban Governance. Routledge: Abingdon and New Delhi.

Ranganathan, M. 2012. “Reengineering Citizenship: Municipal Reforms and the Politics of ‘e-Grievance Redressal’ in Karnataka’s Cities”, pp 109-132 in R Desai and R Sanyal (Eds), Urbanizing Citizenship: Contested Spaces in Indian Cities. Sage: Thousand Oaks and New Delhi.

Ranganathan, M. 2011. “The Embeddedness of Cost Recovery: Water Reforms and Associationism at Bangalore’s Fringes”, pp 165-190 in J Anjaria and C McFarlane (Eds), Urban Navigations: Politics, Space, and the City in South Asia. Routledge: Abingdon and New Delhi.


Ranganathan, M. 2017. “The Environment as Freedom: A Decolonial Reimagining”, Social Science Research Council Items Series on “Just Environments” Republished in Black Perspectives, the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society

Ranganathan, M and S Doshi. 2017. “The Color of Corruption: Whiteness and Populist Narratives”, Society & Space Open Site, Environment and Planning: D

Ranganathan, M. December 10, 2015. “Why Bengaluru is not Immune to Floods: It’s All About Land (and Money)”, Citizen Matters.

Ranganathan, M. 2014. “High Tech and the Monsoon” in R Burdett, P Rode, P Shankar, and S Vahidy (Eds), Governing Urban Futures (Urban Age Series). London: London School of Economics and Political Science.

Ranganathan, M. 2008. “Grievance Redressal Mechanisms in Urban Service Delivery: How Effective Are They?” Asian Development Bank Governance Brief 17. Manila: Asian Development Bank.

Ranganathan, M and E Reynaers. 2003. “Enabling Environments for Technology Transfer”. Technical paper commissioned by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat, Bonn.

Ranganathan, M, R Prasad and P B Singh. 2003. “Participatory approach for linking rural energy transitions and developmental needs in Uttar Pradesh, India”, Boiling Point, 49: 15-17.