Priya Chattier will speak at DLP's 2016 Annual Conference. Her post here begins a short series on the conference theme of Power, politics and positive deviance.
PNG's BPW Port Moresby, a case study for a DLP research project, is an impressive example of local women networking without donor assistance to advance gender equity.
Sex-disaggregated data tells us little about the gender-related impact of an intervention, argues DLP research fellow Gillian Fletcher, since gender is a process of judgement linked to norms about femininity or masculinity.
Investigating the causal relationship between the national development of higher education and good governance.
FIFA may not be a developing nation, but international football has its own complex political economy. Guest post for From Poverty to Power.
Through photography, theatre, dance and song, young Fijian women are finding new avenues for public expression and activism.
We still don't know whether democracy drives development - or vice versa. Guest post for The Guardian
Women are widely seen as entirely capable of taking on political leadership in Fiji. Yet when asked to think about 'leaders', many automatically see men in the role.
Parliaments have always been treated as the poor cousins of democracy assistance efforts. (Guest post for From Poverty to Power)
How do relations between political and administrative leaders affect reform?
Taking stock of recent research evidence that shows how higher education can feed into political stability and civil engagement.
A toxic blend of complex historical identity politics and short-term elite politicking
The educated, internationally connected women who are changing the way 'development' is done
Why rethink the international consensus on 'quality basic education for development'?
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 12th October 2017
In this article in the Journal of International Peacekeeping, DLP researcher Suda Perera critically evaluates crowdsourcing's uses and abuses, and warns against an over-reliance on remotely gathered conflict data.
Thursday 5th October 2017
Join us on 5 Oct 2017 at ODI (10-11:30am) to discuss the research featured in a special issue of The Journal of International Development co-edited by Alina Rocha Menocal (DLP and ODI) and Jan Pospisil (Political Settlements Research Programme at the University of Edinburgh).