Guillén Torres

Junior lecturer

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Resistance to transparency: how activists respond

Research into institutional resistance to transparency, and the resulting civic responses from two contexts: activism across the transnational Alaveteli FOI community; and institutional resistance to transparency in the water sector in Mexico.

Although civic tech activists in the FOI arena have implemented diplomatic, brave and creative responses to institutional resistance, their ability to respond depends on many factors.