Power, politics and positive deviance

Power, politics and positive deviance

Join us on 8 February for DLP's Annual Conference 2016, La Trobe University, Melbourne.

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Services and state legitimacy

Services and state legitimacy

Claire Mcloughlin sets out a political approach to state legitimacy, and to the question of whether / when service delivery supports or undermines it.

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Inclusive Political Settlements

Inclusive Political Settlements

Alina Rocha Menocal's new paper highlights insights from the literature that could help develop a more incremental approach to promoting inclusion.

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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

New article on political economy analysis and ownership

Thursday 7th January 2016

A new article by Dr Jonathan Fisher and DLP Director Dr Heather Marquette discusses the tensions between development agencies' focus on donor-centric political economy analysis and their interest in fostering partner countries' ownership of development agendas and programmes.

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NIMD programme evaluation released

Thursday 3rd December 2015

An inception study led by DLP Senior Research Fellow Alina Rocha Menocal is part of the newly released evaluation report from the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy.

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