La rendición de cuentas desde arriba versus la democracia: El caso de la Procuraduría General de la Nación de Colombia

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Top-down Accountability vs. Electoral Democracy: The Case of Colombia’s Inspector General

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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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