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Civil Society Against Corruption in Ukraine: Pathways to Impact

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dc.contributor.author Bader, Max
dc.contributor.author Huss, Oksana
dc.contributor.author Nesterenko, Oksana
dc.contributor.author Meleshevych, Andriy
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-27T15:12:12Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-27T15:12:12Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Civil Society Against Corruption in Ukraine: Pathways to Impact / Max Bader, Oksana Huss, Andriy Meleshevych, Oksana Nesterenko // Kyiv-Mohyla Law and Politics Journal. - 2019. - No. 5. - P. 1-35. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.18523/kmlpj189975.2019-5.1-35
dc.identifier.uri http://ekmair.ukma.edu.ua/handle/123456789/17107
dc.description.abstract The 2013–2014 Revolution in Ukraine has spurred a boom in civic anti-corruption initiatives across Ukraine. There is as yet little consolidated understanding of how effective these initiatives are and what explains variation in effectiveness. Insights from academic and practitioner literature suggest that factors associated with success in anti-corruption activism fall under three broad categories: environmental factors, advocacy strategies of civil society organizations, and their organizational characteristics. Drawing on a comprehensive study of anti-corruption activism in the regions of Ukraine, this article asks how these insights relate to anti-corruption activism in the regions of Ukraine. We find that anti-corruption initiatives generally face two key dilemmas: insufficient capacity in terms and financial and human resources, and the absence of a credible base of support. Anti-Corruption organizations that are most effective tend to be those that convincingly solve either one of these two dilemmas. In addition, we find that political will among local authorities is an important conducive factor to the effectiveness of anti-corruption activism. The article also discusses the implications of our findings for practitioners of international assistance. en_US
dc.language.iso en uk_UA
dc.subject corruption en_US
dc.subject Ukraine en_US
dc.subject civil society en_US
dc.subject international assistance en_US
dc.subject regional anticorruption civil society organizations en_US
dc.subject article en_US
dc.title Civil Society Against Corruption in Ukraine: Pathways to Impact en_US
dc.type Article uk_UA
dc.status first published uk_UA
dc.relation.source Kyiv-Mohyla Law and Politics Journal en_US


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