These are the peer-reviewed journal articles I have published.

 

They are available online through the hyperlinks provided. If you experience problems accessing them, I will happily provide them to you by email if you send me a request via contact@norastel.com


I have acted as a peer reviewer for the following journals: Africa Journal, Anthropological Quarterly, Antipode, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Conflict and Society, Crime Media Culture, International Political Sociology, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Journal of Refugee Studies, Journal of Urban Affairs, Middle East Journal, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, Political Geography, Politics and Governance, Small Business Economics, Social and Cultural Geography, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Territory Politics Governance, the International Spectator, and Third World Quarterly.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

2020     |    SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS

Refugee Entrepreneurship: Context and Directions for Future Research (with Sameeksha Desai and Wim Naudé)


2019     |    POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY

Lebanon's Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis - Institutional Ambiguity as a Governance Strategy (with Jessy Nassar)

 

2017     |    CIVIL WARS

Mediated Stateness as a Continuum: Exploring the Changing Governance Relations between the PLO and the Lebanese State

 

2017     |    JOURNAL OF INTERVENTION AND STATEBUILDING

Political Parties and Minority Governance in Hybrid Political Orders – Reflections from Lebanon’s Palestinian Settlements and Kosovo’s Serbian Enclaves (with Chris van der Borgh) 

 

2016     |    ANTIPODE

The Agnotology of Eviction in South Lebanon’s Palestinian Gatherings. How Institutional Ambiguity and Deliberate Ignorance Shape Sensitive Spaces

 

2016     |    JOURNAL OF REFUGEE STUDIES

Organized Chaos: Informal Institution Building Among Palestinian Refugees in the Maashouk Gathering in South Lebanon (with Nasser Yassin and Rima Rassi)

 

2016     |    DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE

Languages of Stateness in South Lebanon’s Palestinian Gatherings: The PLO’s Popular Committees as Twilight Institutions

 

2016     |    JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Public-Private Entanglement’: Entrepreneurship in Lebanon’s Hybrid Political Order (with Wim Naudé)

 

2016     |    ANTIPODE

Review Essay – Institutionalized Ignorance and Manufactured Oblivion: Reading Noga Kadman’s Erased from Space and Consciousness from an agnotological perspective

 

2015     |    CONFLICT, SECURITY & DEVELOPMENT

Environmental Vulnerability as a Legacy of Violent Conflict: A Case Study of the 2012 Waste Crisis in the Palestinian Gathering of Shabriha, South Lebanon (with Irna van der Molen)

 

2015     |    BRITISH JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES

The 'Children of the State?’ How Palestinians from the Seven Villages Negotiate Sect, Party and State in Lebanon

 

2015     |    MEDITERRANEAN POLITICS

Lebanese-Palestinian Governance Interaction in the Palestinian Gathering of Shabriha, South Lebanon – A Tentative Extension of the ‘Mediated State’ from Africa to the Mediterranean

 

2014     |    AFRICA SPECTRUM

The Eye of the Beholder: Service Provision and State Legitimacy in Burundi (with Réginas Ndayiragije)

 

2014     |    CONTEMPORARY READINGS IN LAW AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Governance and Government in the Arab Spring Hybridity: Reflections from Lebanon

 

2014     |    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH

Between Control and Cooperation. Multi-Stakeholder Service Provision and the Legitimacy of State Institutions in Ethiopia’s Amhara National Regional State (with Fenta Mandefro Abate)

 

2013     |    JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurs in the Dark: The Impact of Fragile and Hybrid Governance on Lebanese Entrepreneurship - A Case Study of the Electricity Sector

 

2013     |    MIDDLE EAST POLICY

Review Essay: Lebanon – The Challenge of Moving Governance Analysis Beyond the State (with Georg Frerks)