Peer reviewed journal articles/research reports:
Sugden, F.,Seddon, D., Raut, M. 2017. Mapping historical and contemporary agrarian transformations and capitalist infiltration in a complex upland environment: A case from Eastern Nepal. Journal of Agrarian Change. In press.
Sugden, F. 2017. A mode of production in flux: The transformation and reproduction of rural class relations in lowland Nepal and North Bihar. Dialectical Anthropology. 41 (2) 129–161
Bunting, S.W. Cai, K. Kundu, N. Luo, A. Lund, S. Mishra, R. Ray, D. Smith, K. Sugden, F. 2016. Integrated action planning for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of highland aquatic resources: evaluating outcomes for the Beijiang River, China. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 59 (9), 1580 - 1609
Price, J., Janmaat, J., Sugden F., Bharati, L. 2015. Water storage systems and preference heterogeneity in water-scarce environments: A choice experiment in Nepal’s Koshi River Basin. Water Resources Economics. 13, 6 - 18
Sugden, F, Maskey, N, Clement, F, Ramesh, V, Philip, A, & Rai, A. 2014. Agrarian stress and climate change in the Eastern Gangetic plains: Gendered vulnerability in a stratified social formation. Global Environmental Change. 29. 258-269
Sugden, F. 2014. Landlordism, tenants and the groundwater sector: Lessons from Terai-Madhesh of Nepal. IWMI Research Report 162
Sugden, F. Shrestha, L. Bharati, L. Gurung, P., Maharjan, L. Janmaat, J., Price, J., Sherpa, T., Bhattarai, U., Koirala, S. Timilsina, B. (2014). Climate change, out-migration and agrarian stress: The potential for upscaling small-scale water storage in Nepal. IWMI Research Report 159
Sugden, F. and Punch, S. 2014. The Challenges and Benefits of Employing a Mobile Research Fellow to Facilitate Team Work on a Large, Interdisciplinary, Multi-sited Project. Research in Comparative and International Education. Special issue: Methodological Issues in Intercultural, International and Comparative Research. 9 (4). 441-453
Clement, F., Basnet, G., Sugden F., and Bharati., L. 2014. Social and environmental justice in foreign aid: A case study of irrigation interventions in Western Nepal. New Angle: Nepal Journal of Social Science and Public Policy 3 (1)
Sugden, F and Punch, S. 2013. Capitalist expansion over common property ecosystems: Lessons from China, Vietnam and India. Development and Change, 45 (4), 656–684
Punch, S and Sugden, F. 2013. Work, education and out-migration among children and youth in upland Asia: changing patterns of labour and ecological knowledge in an era of globalization. Local Environments. 18 (3), 255-270(16)
Sugden, F., 2013, Pre-capitalist reproduction on the Nepal Terai: Semi-feudal agriculture in an era of globalisation, Journal of Contemporary Asia. 43 (3), 519-545
Sugden, F., 2011, Mapping the trajectory of Nepal’s transition, New Angle: Nepal Journal of Social Science and Public Policy. 1 (1), 1-16.
Sugden, F., 2009, Neo-liberalism, markets and class structures on the Nepali lowlands: The political economy of agrarian change, Geoforum, 40 (634–644)
Sugden, F. And Gurung, G. 2012. Absentee landlordism and agrarian stagnation in Nepal: A case from the Eastern Tarai. Nepal Institute of Development Studies, Kathmandu
Book chapters and other reports:
Sugden, F, Maskey, N, Munch-Petersen, J, Sherpa, T Y C and Bastakoti R. Forthcoming. Floodplain and river dependent livelihoods, land poverty and upstream hydropower development in the Koshi basin. IWMI Working Paper.
Sugden, F and Punch, S. 2016. Young Peoples Agricultural and Ecological Knowledge in Upland Asia. In Skelton, T., Klocker, N and Ansell, N (eds). Geographies of Children and Young People: Geographies of Global Issues. Springer.
Sugden, F., Saikia, P., Maskey, N., Pokharel, P. 2016. Gender, agricultural investment and productivity in an era of out-migration: A case study from Nepal and Bihar. In Bharati, L., Sharma, B,. Smakhtin V., and Mandal, A. S. (eds). The Ganges River Basin: Status and challenges in water, environment and livelihoods. Earthscan
Amarasinghe, U., Sugden, F., Clement, F. 2016.Poverty, inequalities and vulnerability of the Ganges River basin. In Bharati, L., Sharma, B,. Smakhtin V., and Mandal, A. S. (eds). The Ganges River Basin: Status and challenges in water, environment and livelihoods. Earthscan
Sugden, F. 2016. Groundwater user groups in a stratified economic formation: Lessons from the Terai-Madhesh. Proceedings for Farmer Managed Irrigation System Trust conference 2015, FMIST, Kathmandu.
de Haan, N., and Sugden, F. 2014. Social Inclusion. In van der Bliek, J., McCorknick, P., and Clark, J. (eds) On target for people and planet: Setting and achieving water-related Sustainable Development Goals. International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo
Sugden, F., de Silva, S., Clement, F., Maskey, N., Ramesh, V., Philip, A., Bharati, L. 2014. A Framework to Understand Gender and Structural Vulnerability to Climate Change in the Ganges Basin: Lessons from Bangladesh, India and Nepal. IWMI Working Paper 159.
McCornick, P., Smakhtin, V., Bharati, L., Johnston, R., McCartney, M., Sugden, F., Clement, F., McIntyre, B. 2013. Tackling change: Future-proofing water, agriculture, and food security in an era of climate uncertainty. International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo