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Recolonisation : foreign funded NGOs in Sri Lanka

Author: Susantha Goonatilake
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006.
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This book contributes to the emerging debate which is questioning the role of foreign funded NGOs. There is a growing awareness that they often have a powerful structural influence, impacting both organizational landscapes and civil society. In this context, Susantha Goonatilake studies the political economy of NGO activity in Sri Lanka, a country which once had a vibrant democratic tradition and a functioning civil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Goonatilake, Susantha.
Recolonisation.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006
(DLC) 2006000052
(OCoLC)62888896
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susantha Goonatilake
ISBN: 9789352805389 9352805380
OCLC Number: 1044843852
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; 1. Civil Society and Good Governance in a Historical Context; Part I: Sarvodaya; 2. 'The Largest Development NGO': An Introduction; 3. Philosophy and Performance at the Height of the Movement; 4. Fraud: The Public Commission's Report; Part II: Privatising Foreign Relations; 5. The Broad Picture; 6. Case Studies; Part III: NGOs and Academia; 7. Colonising Studies on Sri Lanka; 8. Social Matrices for Distortion; Part IV: Human Rights; 9. Worthy and Unworthy Victims; 10. Painting a False Picture; Part V: Conclusion; 11. Emasculating Truth and Voluntarism. 12. Voluntarism and Fitting Reality into Foreign FundsBibliography; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Susantha Goonatilake.

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This book contributes to the emerging debate which is questioning the role of foreign funded NGOs. There is a growing awareness that they often have a powerful structural influence, impacting both organizational landscapes and civil society. In this context, Susantha Goonatilake studies the political economy of NGO activity in Sri Lanka, a country which once had a vibrant democratic tradition and a functioning civil society.

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