Services and state legitimacy

Services and state legitimacy

Claire Mcloughlin sets out a political approach to state legitimacy, and to the question of whether / when service delivery supports or undermines it.

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Inclusive Political Settlements

Inclusive Political Settlements

Alina Rocha Menocal's new paper highlights insights from the literature that could help develop a more incremental approach to promoting inclusion.

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Guatemala: Transformation against the odds

Tuesday 26th January 2016

A new article by Alina Rocha Menocal discusses how the combination of an internationally-backed initiative against organised crime and a mass protest movement has played a crucial role in sowing the seeds for 'transformation against the odds' in Guatemala.

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Sharing findings on 'Dilemmas of international aid'

Monday 18th January 2016

Niheer Dasandi was among the speakers at a Global Governance Institute event, Power, Development and Messy Politics: Dilemmas of International Aid, on 18 January. He shared findings on how donors could think politically about difficult choices.

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