The Sri Lankan Crisis and the Search for Solutions (Radical Notes – 4)
This book traces the historical development of ethnic and national consciousness in Sri Lanka, the development of the contradictions and their transformation into national conflict, oppression and war. It identifies the respective roles played by ethnicity as well as class interests and ideology. It also deals with the different class and ideology-based approaches to the solution of the national question and touches briefly on the role of forces of foreign domination in aggravating the problem and prescribing solutions that serve their interests.
S Sivasegaram,a well-known Tamil poet and political analyst, has been involved with various Marxist groups and movements.