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Rethinking Legitimacy and Illegitimacy

A New Approach to Assessing Support and Opposition across Disciplines

Robert D. Lamb

This report introduces a new assessment framework for legitimacy and illegitimacy that governments, businesses, and other organizations can use to better understand the sources and dynamics of support or opposition for any entity, policy, or program. It includes an intellectual history of the concept of legitimacy, summarizes the literature, introduces a new conceptualization of illegitimacy, and outlines four types of legitimacy assessments, from a rapid to a comprehensive assessment. « less more »
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers / Center for Strategic & International Studies
Pages: 56Size: 8 1/2 x 11
978-1-4422-2859-7 • Paperback • June 2014 • $41.00 • (£27.95)
978-1-4422-2860-3 • eBook • June 2014 • $39.00 • (£24.95)
Series: CSIS Reports
Robert D. Lamb is a senior fellow and director of the Program on Crisis, Conflict, and Cooperation at CSIS.