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Author Kanapathipillai, Valli.

Title Citizenship and statelessness in Sri Lanka : the case of the Tamil estate workers / Valli Kanapathipillai
Published London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 225 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Anthem South Asian studies
Anthem South Asian studies.
Contents Raising questions -- Colonialism : the burden of history -- 1948 : disenfranchisement -- 1954 : the agreement that failed -- 1964 : the agreement that "succeeded" -- 1967 : the start of the implementation -- 1970-1977 : "Sirima Times" : pressure to leave -- 1988 : the end of a saga -- Retrospection
Summary 'Citizenship and Statelessness in Sri Lanka' analyses the context of the agreement between the Sri Lankan and Indian government that led to the loss of citizenship of Indian Tamil estate workers in Sri Lanka
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Citizenship -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.
Plantation workers -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.
Repatriation -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.
Return migration -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.
Statelessness -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.
Tamil (Indic people) -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.
Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
India -- Relations -- Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century.
Sri Lanka -- Relations -- India.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1843318075 (electronic bk.)
9781843318071 (electronic bk.)