Join us for Politics of Inequality Conference

Join us for Politics of Inequality Conference

See the full programme and register online for DLP's 2015 Annual Conference: 12 February, University of Birmingham (UK)

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Corruption: unpacking political will

Corruption: unpacking political will

A new paper by Heather Marquette and Caryn Peiffer, 'Corruption and Collective Action', suggests how different theories can together help us understand corruption and unpack the black box of political will.

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What is state legitimacy?

What is state legitimacy?

Claire Mcloughlin's new brief unpacks a slippery concept.

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The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative that explores how leadership, power and political processes drive or block successful development.

DLP focuses on the crucial role of home-grown leaderships and coalitions in forging legitimate political settlements and institutions that promote developmental outcomes, such as sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development.

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Middle class attitudes and the politics of poverty reduction in India

Monday 26th January 2015

A new DLP research paper asks what makes the middle classes oppose or support initiatives intended to lift people out of poverty, and how the development community can secure their approval of such policies.

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Active citizenship and how change happens

Monday 19th January 2015

Ten Active Citizenship Case Studies and a lessons paper by Duncan Green have just been published by Oxfam. These are part of a research project on 'How change happens', which DLP is supporting.

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