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

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New findings on education and developmental leadership in the Philippines

Thursday 15th September 2016

New research from DLP and the University of Glasgow explores the role of higher education in the emergence of leaders who promote development in the Philippines. See the policy brief, podcast and paper.

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Political settlements in Africa

Thursday 7th July 2016

Political settlements in Africa, the politics of inclusion and the role of international actors were the focus of the most recent BISA Africa Working Group workshop, convened by DLP Research Fellow Suda Perera at the University of Birmingham.

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