A toxic blend of complex historical identity politics and short-term elite politicking
Taking stock of the research evidence
Bringing politics back into PEA - a new paper with Adrian Leftwich
Do political dynamics affect NGO legitimacy more than performance?
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 16th October 2014
How does politics foster or reduce inequalities? We welcome proposals for papers for the 2015 DLP conference.
Monday 6th October 2014
What exactly are 'political settlements'? This Concept Brief, the first of a new series, sets out key elements of this increasingly prominent idea. It suggests why it is important, and what policy implications follow from it.