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Vol 4, No 1 (2015): Protest, Dissent, and Political Change in Post War Sri Lanka1 4 2015
Edited by Luke Heslop, this collection of essays brings into focus some of the social, political, and economic changes that have taken place since the end of the war, linking them to events that have unfolded throughout Sri Lanka’s tumultuous post colonial experience. The issue also contains some fantastic photography by Kalpa Rajapasha and Madhava Meegaskumbura.
Table of Contents
|Protest, dissent, and political change in post war Sri Lanka|
|Migrant mothers, family breakdown, and the modern state: an analysis of state policies regulating women migrating overseas for domestic work in Sri Lanka|
|Asha Abeyasekera, Ramani Jayasundere|
|Elite politics and dissent in Sri Lanka|
|Veiling the modular: literary language and subjective nationalism in Sinhala radio song of Sri Lanka, 1957-1964|
|Fecund mullas and goni billas: gendered nature of anti Muslim rhetoric in post-war Sri Lanka|
|Ethnocracy or republic? paradigms and choices for constitutional reform and renewal in Sri Lanka|
|The story of the "6% t-shirt": the hundred day struggle of the Federation of University Teachers' Association, Sri Lanka|
|Semi-authoritarianism and democracy in Sri Lanka, 2004–2015|
|Something little to ease my pain: an interpretation of an incident of self-harm|
|Photography||Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 Image 5 Image 6 Image 7|
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