Aid, Peacebuilding and the Resurgence of War

Buying Time in Sri Lanka

  • Authors
  • Sarah Holt

Part of the Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies book series (RCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Sarah Holt
    Pages 1-17
  3. Sarah Holt
    Pages 18-47
  4. Sarah Holt
    Pages 48-76
  5. Sarah Holt
    Pages 106-135
  6. Sarah Holt
    Pages 136-158
  7. Sarah Holt
    Pages 159-168
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 169-222

About this book


As one of South Asia's oldest democracies Sri Lanka is a critical case to examine the limits of a liberal peace, peacebuilding and external engagement in the settlement of civil wars. Based on nine years of research, and more than 100 interviews with those affected by the war, NGOs, and local and international elites engaged in the peace process.


Civil War Peace Peace Process Peacebuilding

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