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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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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News

Somaliland: When less was more

Friday 13th May 2016

How the domestic drivers of peace and development work in the absence of external intervention is examined in an open-access International Affairs article by Dr Sarah Phillips.

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Yemen - looking beyond counterterrorism

Wednesday 4th May 2016

Today's report by the UK Parliament's International Development Committee on the crisis in Yemen calls for an independent investigation into suspected breaches of international humanitarian law, including by the Saudi-led coalition forces. In her evidence submission, Dr Sarah Phillips drew on research supported by DLP to highlight the risks of an international response to Yemen that focuses on counterterrorism and is dominated by Saudi Arabia.

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