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Goodhand, Jonathan (2012) 'Sri Lanka in 2011: Consolidation and Militarization of the Post War Regime.' Asian Survey, 52 (1). pp. 130-137.

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Local elections consolidated the Mahinda Rajapaksa administration's grip on power. State-led efforts to stimulate economic growth continued with major infrastructure projects in the northeastern and southern parts of Sri Lanka. No significant progress was made toward a political settlement and reconciliation with the Tamil community, and the government came under increasing international pressure about its conduct in the last months of the civil war after the release of the United Nations Advisory Panel report.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: regime consolidation, reconstruction, securitization, militarization, reconciliation, accountability
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Development Studies
ISSN: 1533838X
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Date Deposited: 09 May 2013 11:17

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