Transparency and accountability

Jonathan Fox, “‘The Political_Construction_of_Accountability_Keywords,” IDS Bulletin, 49(2), March, 2018

Jonathan Fox, “Scaling Accountability Through Vertically Integrated Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy,” IDS Working Paper, Brighton: Institute for Development Studies/Making All Voices Count, December, 2016 (summary)

Jonathan Fox and Joy Aceron, with Aranzazu Guillan Montero, “Doing Accountability Differently: A Proposal for the Vertical Integration of Civil Society Monitoring and Advocacy,” Issue Paper No. 4, Bergen: U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center/Accountability Research Center/G-Watch, August, 2016 (summary) Revised version also published in Joy Aceron and Francis Isaac, “Going Vertical: Citizen-Led Reform Campaigns in the Philippines,” Making All Voices Count Research Report, Brighton: IDS, 2016) [also available in Spanish]

Jonathan Fox and Brendan Halloran, eds, with Anna Levy, Joy Aceron and Albert Van Zyl, “Connecting the Dots for Accountability: Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy Strategies,” London: Transparency and Accountability Initiative, American University School of International Service, Government Watch, International Budget Partnership, SimLab, February, 2016

Tiago Peixoto and Jonathan Fox, “When Does ICT-Enabled Citizen Voice Lead to Government Responsiveness,” 2016 World Development Report Background Paper, Internet for Development, January, 2016 [abridged version also published in IDS Bulletin, 47(1), January, 2016]

Brandon Brockmyer and Jonathan Fox, “Assessing the Evidence: The Effectiveness and Impact of Public Governance-Oriented Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives,” London: Transparency and Accountability Initiative, Sept. 2015 (blog linked to report, reblogged Oct. 15 by the Open Government Partnership) [blog en español]

Jonathan Fox, “Social Accountability: What Does the Evidence Really Say?” World Development, No. 72, August, 2015 [revised and abridged version of GPSA Working Paper]

Jonathan Fox, “Social Accountability: What Does the Evidence Really Say?” GPSA Working Paper No. 1, Sept., 2014 [also available in Arabic; French and Spanish]

Jonathan Fox, “Speaking of International T/A Initiatives and CSO-Researcher Dialogue…” Think Piece, Transparency and Accountability Initiative, Nov. 11, 2013

Jonathan Fox, “El acceso a la rendicion de cuentas: ¿Voces individuales o colectivas?Mexico Rural Development Reports, Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute, No. 26, 2013

Jonathan Fox, Libby Haight and Brian Palmer-Rubin, “Proporcionar transparencia ¿Hasta qué punto responde el gobierno mexicano a las solicitudes de información pública?” [“Delivering Transparency: To What Degree Does the Mexican Government Respond to Public Information Requests?” Gestión y política pública, Mexico: CIDE, 20(1), 2011 (English version)

Jonathan Fox and Libby Haight, “Transparency Reforms: Theory and Practice,” in Andrew Selee and Jacqueline Peschard, eds., Mexico’s Democratic Challenges, Palo Alto: Stanford University Press/Woodrow Wilson Center, 2010

Jonathan Fox and Libby Haight, eds., Subsidizing Inequality: Mexican Corn Policy Since NAFTA, Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars/CIDE/UC Santa Cruz, 2010  (en español)

Jonathan Fox, Carlos García Jiménez and Libby Haight, “Rural Democratization in Mexico’s Deep South: Grassroots Right-to-Know Campaigns in Guerrero,” Journal of Peasant Studies, 36(2), 2009

Libby Haight and Jonathan Fox, “Desde la transparencia hacia el derecho a saber y la contraloría social comunitaria,” [“From Transparency to the Right to Know and Community Oversight”] in Marcos Mendez, ed., El derecho a saber, ¡hagámoslo valer! Experiencias y retos ciudadanos para el acceso a la información pública en Guerrero, Chilpancingo: Universidad Campesina del Sur, 2009

Jonathan Fox, “Transparencia y rendición de cuentas,” (“Transparency and Accountability”) in John Ackerman, ed., Más allá del acceso a la información: Transparencia, rendición de cuentas y Estado de Derecho, Mexico: Siglo XXI/Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas, UNAM/CETA, 2008

Jonathan Fox, Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007 (Introduction)

Jonathan Fox, “The Uncertain Relationship between Transparency and Accountability,” Development in Practice, 17(4-5) August, 2007  [also published in Andrea Cornwall and Deborah Eade, eds., Deconstructing Development Discourse: Buzzwords and Fuzzwords, Bourton-on-Dunsmore, UK: Practical Action, 2010]

Jonathan Fox, “Rural Democratization and Decentralization at the State-Society Interface: What Counts as ‘Local’ Government in the Mexican Countryside?Journal of Peasant Studies, 34(3-4), July-October, 2007

Jonathan Fox, Libby Haight, Helena Hofbauer and Tania Sánchez, eds., Mexico’s Right-to-Know Reforms: Civil Society Perspectives, Mexico City: FUNDAR/Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2007 [also in Spanish]

Jonathan Fox, “Acceso_a_la_rendicion_de_cuentas: ¿Voces individuales y colectivas?,” [Accessing Accountability: Individual and Collective Voices”] presented at “Candados y Derechos: Protección de Programas Sociales y Construcción de Ciudadanía,” United Nations Development Program, Mexico City, April, 2007

Jonathan Fox, “Vertically Integrated Policy Monitoring: A Tool for Civil Society Policy Advocacy,” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 30(3), September, 2001

Jonathan Fox, “Transparency for Accountability: Civil Society Monitoring of Multilateral Development Bank Anti-Poverty Projects,” Development in Practice, 7(2), May, 1997  [reprinted in Deborah Eade, ed., Development and Social Action, Oxford: Oxfam GB, 1999] (en español)

Jonathan Fox, “Governance and Development in Rural Mexico: State Intervention and Public Accountability,” Journal of Development Studies, 32(1), October, 1995

See also sections on Agriculture and food policy & World Bank accountability