Marie Michael Library

Title

Development thinking as cultural neo-colonialism - the case of Sri Lanka (or why visiting economists are successful)

Author

Goonatilake, Susantha

Description

This paper examines the socio-cultural implications of the rise of Western concepts of  "development" within Sri Lanka at the government level and the adverse effects this has had on real issues of what development in Sri Lanka is about.

File No

IDS-DP63

Agency

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Date

October, 1974

Subject(s)

Sri Lanka

Pages

17