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On the Move Towards a Peaceful Future?

Carlsson, Kenneth LU (2011) FKVK01 20111
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
This essay focus on Sri Lanka’s way towards a wished positive peace and its difficulties. It may be argued that the country since the end of its 26 year long civil war has gone into a state of negative peace. To analyze Sri Lanka’s further post-war development, some special aspects of the conflict is high lightened; the conflict’s background, the LTTE, the international relations, the political systems and the efforts in rebuilding, rehabilitating and reconcile the society and its citizens. The findings from these studies are compared with issues which need to be dealt with in order to underpin the building of substantial peace. The result from this essay suggest that the peacebuilding process is currently working slow in Sri Lanka and... (More)
This essay focus on Sri Lanka’s way towards a wished positive peace and its difficulties. It may be argued that the country since the end of its 26 year long civil war has gone into a state of negative peace. To analyze Sri Lanka’s further post-war development, some special aspects of the conflict is high lightened; the conflict’s background, the LTTE, the international relations, the political systems and the efforts in rebuilding, rehabilitating and reconcile the society and its citizens. The findings from these studies are compared with issues which need to be dealt with in order to underpin the building of substantial peace. The result from this essay suggest that the peacebuilding process is currently working slow in Sri Lanka and that a lot of efforts must be put in issues regarding for example change in the political systems and dealing with the conflict’s deep rooted causes. (Less)
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author
Carlsson, Kenneth LU
supervisor
organization
course
FKVK01 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Sri Lanka, peacebuilding, post-war, positive peace, Sri Lankan Civil War, LTTE, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sinhalese, Tamil, IDP
language
English
id
1970410
date added to LUP
2011-12-07 11:19:23
date last changed
2011-12-07 11:19:23
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  abstract     = {This essay focus on Sri Lanka’s way towards a wished positive peace and its difficulties. It may be argued that the country since the end of its 26 year long civil war has gone into a state of negative peace. To analyze Sri Lanka’s further post-war development, some special aspects of the conflict is high lightened; the conflict’s background, the LTTE, the international relations, the political systems and the efforts in rebuilding, rehabilitating and reconcile the society and its citizens. The findings from these studies are compared with issues which need to be dealt with in order to underpin the building of substantial peace. The result from this essay suggest that the peacebuilding process is currently working slow in Sri Lanka and that a lot of efforts must be put in issues regarding for example change in the political systems and dealing with the conflict’s deep rooted causes.},
  author       = {Carlsson, Kenneth},
  keyword      = {Sri Lanka,peacebuilding,post-war,positive peace,Sri Lankan Civil War,LTTE,Mahinda Rajapaksa,Sinhalese,Tamil,IDP},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {On the Move Towards a Peaceful Future?},
  year         = {2011},
}