Venugopal, Rajesh

Dr Rajesh Venugopal  

Department

Position held

Lecturer in International Development and Managing Humanitarianism

 

Experience keywords:

development; ethnic conflict; liberal peace-building; nationalism; post-conflict reconstruction; state-business relations

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Public Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

South Asia; Sri Lanka

Languages:

Hindi [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Italian [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Tamil [Spoken: Basic, Written: Fluent]; Urdu [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6125

Publications

2015

Venugopal, Rajesh (2015) Neoliberalism as concept Economy and Society. ISSN 0308-5147

Venugopal, Rajesh (2015) Democracy, development and the executive presidency in Sri Lanka Third World Quarterly, 36 (4). 1-20. ISSN 0143-6597

2014

Venugopal, Rajesh (2014) Demonic violence and moral panic in post-war Sri Lanka: explaining the “Grease Devils” Journal of Asian Studies. ISSN 0021-9118

2011

Venugopal, Rajesh (2011) Privatization, private sector development and horizontal inequalities in post-conflict countries In: Langer, Arnim and Stewart, Frances and Venugopal, Rajesh, (eds.) Horizontal Inequalities and Post-Conflict Development. Conflict, Inequality and Ethnicity. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230251847

Langer, Arnim and Stewart, Frances and Venugopal, Rajesh (2011) Horizontal inequalities and post-conflict development: laying the foundations for durable peace In: Langer, Arnim and Stewart, Frances and Venugopal, Rajesh, (eds.) Horizontal Inequalities and Post-Conflict Development. Conflict, Inequality and Ethnicity. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230251847

Venugopal, Rajesh (2011) The politics of market reform at a time of ethnic conflict: Sri Lanka in the Jayawardena years In: Stokke, Kristian and Uyangoda, Jayadeva, (eds.) Liberal Peace in Question Politics of State and Market Reform in Sri Lanka. Anthem politics and international relations; Anthem South Asian studies. Anthem Press, New Delhi, India, 77-102. ISBN 9781843318965

Venugopal, Rajesh (2011) The politics of market reform at a time of civil war: military fiscalism in Sri Lanka Economic and Political Weekly, 46 (49). 67-75. ISSN 0012-9976

Langer, Arnim and Stewart, Frances and Venugopal, Rajesh, eds (2011) Horizontal inequalities and post-conflict development Conflict, Inequality and Ethnicity. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230251847

2010

Venugopal, Rajesh (2010) Business for peace, or peace for business?: the role of corporate peace activism in the rise and fall of Sri Lanka’s peace process In: Raman, K. Ravi and Lipschutz, Ronnie D., (eds.) Corporate Social Responsibility: Comparative Critiques. Macmillan, New York, USA. ISBN 9780230220775

Venugopal, Rajesh (2010) Sectarian socialism: the politics of Sri Lanka's Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Modern Asian Studies, 44 (03). 567-602. ISSN 1469-8099

2009

Venugopal, Rajesh (2009) The making of Sri Lanka’s post-conflict economic package and the failure of the 2001-04 peace process In: Newman, Edward and Paris, Roland and Richmond, Oliver P., (eds.) New Perspectives on Liberal Peacebuilding. United Nations University Press. ISBN 9789280811742

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