Books

Lust, Ellen (Ed.). 2019. The Middle East, 15th Edition (Sage).


Grimm, Jannis; Koehler, Kevin; Lust, Ellen; Saliba, Ilyas; and Schierenbeck, Isabell. (Forthcoming). Safer Research in the Social Sciences: A Systematic Handbook for Human and Digital Security, (Sage).

 

 

Articles and Other Publications

Articles

Ahram, Ariel I.; Lust, Ellen. (2016) "The decline and fall of the Arab state." Survival, 58:2, 7-34.

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019) "Do Female Local Councilors Improve Women’s Representation?" The Journal of the Middle East and Africa, 10:2, 1-25.

Benstead, Lindsay J.; Kao, Kristen; Landry, Pierre F.; Lust, Ellen M.; and Malouche, Dhafer. (2017) "Using tablet computers to implement surveys in challenging environments." Survey Practice, 10:2, 1-9.

Benstead, Lindsay; Lust, Ellen. (Forthcoming) “Traits, Competences or Policy Signals? Explaining Women's Electability.” (Unpublished Paper)

Bussmann, Margit; Nickel, Sebastian. (2018) “Transnational cooperation: a network analysis of town twinning in the Baltic Sea region.” Journal of Baltic Studies, 49:3, 281-303.

Carlitz, Ruth D. (2017) "Money flows, water trickles: Understanding patterns of decentralized water provision in Tanzania." World Development, 93, 16-30.

Clark, Janine A.; Dalmasso, Emanuela;  & Lust, Ellen (2019) “Not the only game in towns: explaining changes in municipal councils in post-revolutionary Tunisia” Democratization, 1-20

Eder, Mine; Özlem, Öz. (2017) "Spatialities of contentious politics: The case of Istanbul’s Beşiktaş neighborhood, çArşı football fandom and Gezi." Political Geography, 61, 57-66.

Hassan, Mazen; Shalaby, Marwa. (2019) "Drivers of Tolerance in Post-Arab Spring Egypt: Religious, Economic, or Government Endorsements?" Political Research Quarterly, 72:2, 293-308.

Kao, Kristen; Benstead, Lindsay J. (Forthcoming) "Female Electability in the Arab World: The Advantages of Intersectionality." Comparative Politics

Lueders, Hans; Lust, Ellen. (2018) "Multiple measurements, elusive agreement, and unstable outcomes in the study of regime change." The Journal of Politics, 80:2, 736-741.

Lust, Ellen. (2018) "Layered Authority and Social Institutions: Reconsidering State-Centric Theory and Development Policy." International Journal of Middle East Studies, 50:2, 333-336.

Lust, Ellen; El-Mahdi, Rabab. (2018) "Reevaluating the Nation-State Introduction." International Journal of Middle East Studies, 50:2, 315-316.

Lust, Ellen; Rakner, Lise. (2018) "The other side of taxation: Extraction and social institutions in the developing world." Annual Review of Political Science, 21:1, 277-294.

Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay; Dulani, Boniface; and Rakner, Lise. (2018) "Why the gender of traditional authorities matters: Intersectionality and women’s rights advocacy in Malawi." Comparative Political Studies. Pre-print available online.

Waldner, David, and Lust, Ellen. (2018) "Unwelcome change: Coming to terms with democratic backsliding." Annual Review of Political Science, 21, 93-113.

 

Other Publications

American Political Science Association - Comparative Democratization. (2018) “Expectations, Responsiveness, and Electoral Accountability.” APSA Annals of Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16:1. Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1350/apsa-20181.pdf 

Arias, Eric. (2018) “Promises and Perils of Informational Interventions for Electoral Accountability.” in “Expectations, Responsiveness, and Electoral Accountability” APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16 (1).

Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019) “In Tunisia, more women in office can make all the difference.” The Washington Post Monkey Cage, July 6. Available at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/07/06/tunisia-more-women-office-can-make-all-difference/?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffer833dd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=.a5930df50c95.

Benstead, Lindsay; Muriaas, Ragnhild; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J.; and Wang, Vibeke. (2018) “Do Donor Endorsements Help Or Hurt?” GLD Blog, September 19. Available at: http://gld.gu.se/en/publications-and-data/blog/do-donor-endorsements-help-or-hurt/ 

Carlitz, Ruth. (2017) “Identifying and Overcoming Binding Constraints to Rural Water Services for the B40 in Tanzania.” WASH Poverty Diagnostic commissioned by the World Bank. June 2017.

Carlitz, Ruth. (2018) “Which Citizens? Which Services? Unpacking Demand for Improved Health, Education, Roads, Water etc,” Oxfamblogs, March 16. Available at: https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/which-citizens-which-services-unpacking-demand-for-improved-public-service-delivery/ 

Carlitz, Ruth; Boex, Jamie. (2017) “Decentralization and the Delivery of Water and Sanitation Services in Tanzania.” World Bank Water Global Practice and Governance Global Practice

Carlitz, Ruth; Harris, Adam; Kao, Kristen; Landry, Pierre; Lust, Ellen; and Rakner, Lise. (2017) “Beyond the State: Measuring Governance at the Community Level.” APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 17:2, 26–29. 

Ferree, Karen. (2018) “Accountability and the Challenges of Performance Voting in Africa.” APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16:1, 16-21

Findley Michael G.; Harris, Adam S.; Milner, Helen V.; and Nielson, Daniel. "Elite and mass support for foreign aid versus government programs: experimental evidence from uganda." (Unpublished paper).

Harris, Adam; Kao, Kristen; and Lust, Ellen. (2018) “The Determinants of Local and National Vote Choice: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment.” APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16:1, 22-26.

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen. (2017) “Why Did the Arab Uprisings Turn Out as They Did? A Survey of the Literature.” POMED Snapshot Series, August 2017.

Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay; Dulani, Boniface; and Rakner, Lise. (2018) “Why Campaigns to Stop Child Marriage Can Backfire.” The Washington Post Monkey Cage, December 13. Available at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/12/13/why-campaigns-to-stop-child-marriage-can-backfire/?utm_term=.ed196e312d14

Project on Middle East Political Science and the Program on Governance and Local Development at the University of Gothenburg (2017) “Islam in a Changing Middle East: Local Politics and Islamist Movements.” The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper, 13. Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1297/islam-in-a-changing-middle-east.pdf 

Schiumerini, Luis. (2018) “Incumbency Effects and Democratic Accountability in the Developing World.” APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter, 16:1, 12-15.

 

 

Book Chapters

Lust, E.; Waldner, D. (2016). “Parties in transitional democracies: authoritarian legacies and post-authoritarian challenges in the Middle East and North Africa.” in N. Bermeo & D. Yashar (Eds.) Parties, Movements and Democracy in the Developing World, 157-89, Cambridge University Press.

Benstead, L. J.; Lust, E. (2018) "Why do some voters prefer female candidates? The role of perceived incorruptibility in Arab elections." in H. Stensöta & L. Wängnerud (Eds.) Gender and Corruption, 83-104, Palgrave Macmillan.


Shalaby, M.; Marnicio, A. (Forthcoming) “Women’s Political Participation in Bahrain,” in R. Stephan & M. Charrad (Eds.) Women Rising: Resistance, Revolution, and Reform in the Arab Spring and Beyond, (New York University Press).

 

 

Working Papers

Abouassi, Khaldoun; Trent, Deborah L. (2016) NGO Accountability from an NGO Perspective: Their Perceptions, Strategies, and Practices. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 4, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1013/wp4-new-full.pdf 

Ahram, Ariel. (2915) War-Making, State-Making, and Non-State Power in Iraq The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 01, Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1347/ariel_war-makingfinal.pdf 

Alaref, Jumana; Lueders, Hans; and Lust, Ellen. (2016) We Don’t Need No Education: Resource Endowments and the Demand for Social Service Provision. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 08, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1123/gld-wp8.pdf 

Arat, Yeşim. (2019) Beyond the Democratic Paradox: The Decline of Democracy in Turkey. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 21, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1544/gld-wp-21-final.pdf 

Bazcko, Adam; Dorronsoro, Gilles; Quesnay, Arthur; and Youseef, Maaï. (2016) The Rationality of an Eschatological Movement: The Islamist State in Iraq and Syria. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 07, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1122/gld-wp7.pdf 

Benstead, Lindsay. (2019) Do Female Local Councilors Improve Women’s Representation? The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 25, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1593/gld-wp25-final.pdf

Benstead, Lindsay; Kao, Kristen; Landry, Pierre F.; Lust, Ellen; and Malouche, Dhafer. (2015) Use of Tablet Computers to Implement the Local Governance Performance Index (LGPI) in Tunisia. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 06, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1014/wp6-new-full.pdf 

Benstead, Lindsay J.; Muriaas, Ragnhild L.; and Wang, Vibeke. (2018) Donor Endorsements Help or Hurt?. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 16, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1399/wp16final.pdf 

Clark, Janine. (2015) The 2009 Communal Charter and Local Service Delivery in Morocco. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 02, Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1345/janineclark-acknowledgements-included-233fh0l.pdf 

Clark, Janine; Dalmasso, Emanuela; and Lust, Ellen. (2017) Not the Only Game in Town: Local-Level Representation in Transitions. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 15, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1400/lust-dalmasso-clark-final.pdf 

Harris, Adam S. (2018) Moving from race- to performance-based politics: Swing voters in South Africa’s 2016 local elections. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 18, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1519/harris-wp-18-final-v2.pdf 

Harris, Adam; Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; Ewald, Jens; and Holmgre, Petter. (2017) Governance and Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 10, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1215/governance-in-service-delivery-in-the-middle-east-and-north-africa.pdf 

Hughes, Geoffrey. (2019) Tribes without Sheikhs? Technological Change, Media Liberalization, and Authority in Networked Jordan. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 24, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1556/wp23final.pdf 

Kao, Kristen and Benstead, Lindsay J. (2019) The Importance of Intersectionality: Gender, Islamism, and Tribalism in Elections. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 23, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1546/gld-wp-23-final.pdf 

Kao, Kristen; Lust, Ellen; and Rakner, Lise. (2017) Money Machine: Do the Poor Demand Clientelism?. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 14, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1310/kao-lust-rakner-money-machine-final.pdf 

Kao, Kristen and Revkin, Mara Redlich. (2018) To Punish or to Pardon?. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 17, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1503/gld-working-paper-17-final.pdf 

Mousa, Salma. (Forthcoming) Building Tolerance: Intergroup Contact and Soccer in Post-ISIS Iraq. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 25, University of Gothenburg.

Muriaas, Ragnhild; Wang, Vibeke; Benstead, Lindsay J.; Dulani, Boniface; and Rakner, Lise. (2017) It Takes a Female Chief: Gender and Effective Policy Advocacy in Malawi. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 11, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1271/wp11-final.pdf 

Pellicer, Miquel; Wegner, Eva; Benstead, Lindsay J.; and Lust, Ellen (2017) Poor People’s Beliefs and the Dynamics of Clientelism. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 12, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1295/clientelism.pdf 

Revkin, Mara. (2016) Does the Islamic State Have a “Social Contract”? Evidence from Iraq and Syria. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 09, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1133/gld-wp9.pdf 

Revkin, Mara (2015) Legal Pluralism In North Sinai: Mapping The rise Of Non-State Islamic Courts The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 03, Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1343/mararevkin_isedits.pdf 

Sosnowski, Marika. (2019) Ceasefires as State-Building. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 22, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1541/gld-wp-22-final.pdf 

Stel, Nora. (2015) Facilitating Facts on the Ground: The "politics of uncertainty" and the governance of housing, land, and tenure in the Palestinian gathering of Qasmiye, South Lebanon. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 05, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1015/wp5-new-full.pdf 

Thissen, Paul. (2019) Legacy Institutions and Political Order in Weak States: Evidence from Chad. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 20, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1534/gld-wp-20-final.pdf

Urinboyev, Rustamjon (2019) Everyday Corruption and Social Norms in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan. The Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper No. 19, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1527/gld-wp-19-final.pdf

 

 

Reports

Dulani, Boniface; Lust, Ellen; and Swila, Hannah. (2016) Binding Constraints in Service Delivery in Malawi, Prepared for the World Bank, May 2016

The Program on Governance and Local Development (2015) LGPI Report, Series 2015:3 University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1107/lgpi-report-eng.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development (2015) The Tunisian Local Governance Performance Index: Selected Findings on Education, Series 2015:1 University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1108/report-education_eng.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development (2016) The Tunisian LGPI: Selected Findings on Gender, Series 2016:2, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1173/tunisia-gender-final.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development (2016) The Tunisian LGPI: Selected Findings on Political Participation, Series 2016:3, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1150/tunisia-political-participation-report.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR (2016) The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Livelihood, Series 2016:5, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1287/livelihood-report-malawi-final.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR (2016) The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Land, Series 2016:4, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1256/report-lgpi-land-malawi.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR (2016) The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Education, Series 2016:6, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1171/education-report-malawi.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR (2016) The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Health, Series 2016:7, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1170/health-report-malawi.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR (2017) The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings from 15 Districts, Series 2017:1, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1288/malawidistrictsbriefs-fina.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development; IPOR (2017) The LGPI in Malawi: Selected Findings on Gender, Series 2017:2, University of Gothenburg, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1219/malawigenderreport-full-final.pdf

The Program on Governance and Local Development (2017) The Tunisian LGPI: Selected Findings on Health, Series 2017:3, University of Gothenburg and Yale University, Available At: http://gld.gu.se/media/1253/tunisia-lgpi-health-report.pdf