The Media as an Ally in the Fight Against Tax Privileges

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La lucha mediática contra los privilegios fiscales

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Defensor/a: un término que se refiere a las y los defensores indígenas de derechos comunitarios de la salud en Guatemala

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Defensor/a: A Term to Refer to Indigenous Health Rights Defenders in Guatemala

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The Corporate Accountability Paradox

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Introducing the Concept of Social Accountability in Women’s Cooperatives in Indonesia

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The Use of ‘Causal Chain’ Analysis in Strengthening Public Accountability

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The Language of Accountability in Pakistan

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Social Audits in India: Institutionalizing Citizen Oversight

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Vertical Integration: Localizing the Concept

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