Building legitimacy is widely considered to be a central aspect of statebuilding efforts in fragile and conflict-affected states. This reading pack gives an overview of this topic, and lists five recommended reading materials.
Zaum, D. Legitimacy, Statebuilding and Conflict. GSDRC Professional Development Reading Packno. 11. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2015) 3 pp.