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Governance through community policing: What makes citizens report poaching of wildlife to state officials?


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Title: Governance through community policing: What makes citizens report poaching of wildlife to state officials?
Authors: Sjöstedt, Martin
Sundström, Aksel
C. Jagers, Sverker
Ntuli, Herbert
Issue Date: Mar-2021
Organization: QoG The Quality of Government Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2021:1
Abstract: Rulers of weak states face a predicament. They lack capacity to monitor crime and need citizens to partake in intelligence-sharing. Yet, agents of such authorities are seldom trusted, raising doubts about whether locals will provide information. The case of wildlife poaching in African countries illustrates this tension, where rangers are few and offenders on good terms with locals. Why do some locals choose to assist rangers and report on poachers, while others refrain from doing so? We surveye... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68093
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