Services and Legitimacy, Stability and Social Cohesion

Services and Legitimacy, Stability and Social Cohesion

What are the effects of service delivery on state legitimacy, social cohesion and stability? This annotated bibliography provides an overview of the literature.

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Towards transparency in resource-rich Myanmar

Towards transparency in resource-rich Myanmar

Taylor Brown's new paper unpacks the politics of Myanmar's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative process and its potential role in wider reform

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Everyday political analysis

Everyday political analysis

Questions to help development practitioners make politically-informed decisions fast - by David Hudson, Heather Marquette and Sam Waldock

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News

Social contracts for peace

Friday 24th June 2016

A new research initiative at US university The New School focuses on the social contract as a means of revitalising thinking and practice about peacebuilding. DLP Senior Research Fellow Alina Rocha Menocal has joined the team of thematic and policy specialists who form the working group supporting the project and its researchers.

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Rebuilding trust in democracy

Thursday 26th May 2016

Dr Heather Marquette was among the panellists on May 19 at the Challenges of Government Conference 2016, discussing whether democracy will survive the collapse of trust in government. The conference was hosted by the University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government. Videos are available.

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