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Relocation failures in Sri Lanka : a short history of internal displacement and resettlement

Author: Robert Muggah
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2008.
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"Relocation Failures in Sri Lanka explains how internal displacement and efforts to engineer resettlement are conceived and practiced by policy makers and practitioners. The author argues that policies for internally displaced peoples are weak and diluted by narrow interpretations of state sovereignty and collective action dilemmas, and in the case of Sri Lanka, unintentionally intensified ethnic segregation and  Read more...
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Muggah, Robert.
Relocation failures in Sri Lanka.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2008
(OCoLC)607902219
Online version:
Muggah, Robert.
Relocation failures in Sri Lanka.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2008
(OCoLC)609245815
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Muggah
ISBN: 9781848130456 1848130457 1848130465 9781848130463
OCLC Number: 191925678
Description: xii, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: A unified approach to displacement and resettlement --
Protection and durable solutions: regimes for internally displaced and resettled populations --
A short history of settlement and resettlement in Sri Lanka --
Resettlement for development: systems L and B --
Resettlement during war: Trincomalee and Batticaloa --
Resettlement after the wave: reflections on the north and east.
Responsibility: Robert Muggah.

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