Paradise Poisoned: Learning about Conflict, Terrorism, and Development from Sri Lanka's Civil Wars

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International Center for Ethnic Studies, Jan 1, 2005 - Political Science - 764 pages
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On the political conditions in Sri Lanka after civil war in 1983 and its effect on development; a study.
  

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Contents

Prologue
1
Why Did Sri Lankas Political Differences Escalate Into
39
What is Successful Development and Why Does it Matter?
55
Measuring Violent Political Conflict and Statesanctioned
73
The DevelopmentDeadlyConflict System
91
Part II
123
Opening Pandoras Box The Bandaranaike Era Begins
159
Political Responses and Feedback in a New Era
189
Part
376
Strengthening Executive Power to Sustain Open
393
The Open Economy Promises and Performance
427
Political Identities Attitudes and Organisations in
465
How StateSanctioned Violence Clouded Political Feedback
493
Protracted Civil War Begins
523
Costs and Benefits of Protracted Violent Conflict
555
How it Came to This Learning from Sri Lankas Civil Wars
573

Middle Path Dudley Senanayakes Imperfect
217
10 Political Responses to the Middle Path
243
How Sri Lankas United Front Government Coped with a Violent
269
Sri Lankas Marxist Experiment Promises and Performance
311
Political Climate Institutions and Feedback
335
Ten Imperatives
589
Notes
605
Selected Bibliography
717
Index
749
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