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

2017

Venugopal, Rajesh and Yasir, Sameer (2017) The politics of natural disaster in protracted conflict: the 2014 flood in Kashmir Oxford Development Studies. ISSN 1360-0818

2016

Gruber, Lloyd and Venugopal, Rajesh (2016) Analysing the Trump of the matter International Development (27 Oct 2016) Blog entry

de Mel, Nishan and Venugopal, Rajesh (2016) Peacebuilding context assessment: Sri Lanka 2016 United Nations Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2015

Venugopal, Rajesh (2015) Neoliberalism as concept Economy and Society, 44 (2). 165-187. ISSN 0308-5147

Venugopal, Rajesh (2015) Democracy, development and the executive presidency in Sri Lanka Third World Quarterly, 36 (4). 670-690. ISSN 0143-6597

Venugopal, Rajesh (2015) Demonic violence and moral panic in post-war Sri Lanka: explaining the “Grease Devils” Journal of Asian Studies, 74 (3). 615-637. 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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