1. Introduction 2. Ethnic Conflict and the Politics of Development 3. Jaffna - A Tamil Homeland 4. Global Development Cooperation and Local Perspectives on Governance 5. Taking Possession of Development - Diaspora Engagement in Local Institutions 6. Diaspora Committment to Local Non-Governmental Organizations - New Scope for Brokerage 7. Diaspora-Circulation, Remittances, and Encounters with the 'Other' 8. Reconstruction and Development: Ideas and Visions 9. Development Visions after the War
Sri Lanka's conflict and peace processes have gained global attention during recent years. This book presents a comprehensive insight into the politics of reconstruction and development in Sri Lanka, focussing on the ceasefire which was negotiated between the Government of Sri Lanka and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in 2002 and which lasted until 2006.