DLP's new 'State of the Art' Papers survey the literature on the politics of development in key areas. In this first paper, Shivit Bakrania examines the research evidence on security and justice.
What hinders more politically nuanced security and justice programming?
Do political dynamics affect NGO legitimacy more than performance?
How governance and sector specialists can help each other understand the politics of service delivery
Bringing politics back into PEA - a new paper with Adrian Leftwich
The educated, internationally connected women who are changing the way 'development' is done
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.
Thursday 28th August 2014
Two exciting opportunities have arisen for an accomplished research fellow and senior research fellow to work with DLP at La Trobe University's Institute for Human Security and Social Change.
Monday 21st July 2014
The first of the Developmental Leadership Program's 'State of the Art' papers is now available. Our SOTA series aims to lay the groundwork for future DLP research by setting out what existing research evidence and development practice tell us about the politics of development in key areas.