Public Ouvidorias in Brazil: From Accounting to Multifaceted Accountability

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Ouvidorias públicas no Brasil: do controle contábil-financeiro ao controle social

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حركة “طلعت ريحتكم” في بيروت: شعار ساخر لمحاسبة المسؤولين

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Beirut’s “You Stink” Movement: A Tongue in Cheek Slogan to Hold Officials Accountable

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Repurposing Everyday Discourse on Social Accountability: A Precise, and Strategic Agenda from Dalit activists in India

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We Want to Know: Strengthening Accountability in Sudan

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Bibingka Strategy: A Conceptual Summary

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How are Transparency and Window-dressing Understood in the Marathi Language?

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The Promise of Whistleblowing in China

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The Message(s) in the Music: Lyrics Promote Accountability in Nigeria

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