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Women in Post-Independence Sri Lanka

by Swarna Jayaweera

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Published by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Social conditions,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s rights,
  • Women,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Women in development

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8031155M
    ISBN 10076199503X
    ISBN 109780761995036

    is generally regarded as the moment that marked the rise of ethno-politics and the resurgence of Sinhala ethno-nationalism in post-independence Sri Lanka. The other side of this phenomenon was the decline of both class politics and multi-ethnic political formations.   May 19th , Colombo, Sri Lanka: The eighth anniversary of the end of the war draws attention to the progress made and prospects for meaningful reconciliation. At the expense of the multi-faceted challenge of transitional justice and reconciliation, attention, in recent years, has focused heavily on the last stage of the war, in particular the allegations of international crimes against both.

      A Buddhist monk killed S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike in According to Robert N. Kearney, like half the women elected to the Sri Lanka parliament between and , Sirimavo came to power as replacement for a male relative [see Robert N. Kearney, “Women in Politics in Sri Lanka,” Asian Sur no. 7 (July ): ].Cited by: Assembling Ethnicities in Neoliberal Times: Ethnographic Fictions and Sri Lanka’s War argues that the bloody war fought between the Sri Lankan state and the separatist Tamil Tigers from to should be understood as structured and animated by the forces of global capitalism. Using Aihwa Ong’s theorization of neoliberalism as a mobile technology and assemblage, this book explores how.

    Sri Lanka, island country lying in the Indian Ocean and separated from peninsular India by the Palk Strait. Proximity to the Indian subcontinent has facilitated close cultural interaction between Sri Lanka and India from ancient times. Sri Lanka gained independence from Britain in   ‘ Fifty Years since Political Independence: An Overview ’, in S. Jayaweera (ed.), Women in Post-independence Sri Lanka, pp. 15 – New Delhi: Sage. Google ScholarCited by: 5.


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This book explores the positive and negative consequences of national development policies and programmes in the lives of women in Sri Lanka. Overall, the book argues for an holistic framework to situate the political, social and economic changes that have. the book.• dthough a shon follOW-Lip discussion helpfully provides interpretation and anal),sis.

In edited volume offers copious and comprehensive details on women1s lives in post-independence Sri Lanka and \\lill, despite iLS drawbacks, be a good rererence book for Sri Lanka spec~llislS and scholars.

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of Tamil literature began in the s with the establishment of modern universities and a free education system in post-independence Sri : ,–, The Sri Lankan independence movement was a peaceful political movement which was aimed at achieving independence and self-rule for the country of Sri Lanka, then British Ceylon, from the British switch of powers was generally known as peaceful transfer of power from the British administration to Ceylon representatives, a phrase that implies considerable continuity with a colonial.

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Embattled Media. Electoral Processes and Governance in South Asia. Poverty, Gender and Migration. Education - Education - The postindependence period in India: India and Pakistan were partitioned and given independence inafter which there was remarkable improvement in scientific and technological education and research; illiteracy, however, remained high.

The new constitution adopted by India did not change the overall administrative policy of the country. launched the Tamil publication of The Archive of Memory in Jaffna today.

The book is a collection of 70 personal stories centered around objects. Each story is set in historical moments & events in Sri Lanka’s post-independence history.

Sri Lanka in the Modern Age recounts the modern history of the island in an accessible yet unconventional manner.

Where other histories have tended to focus on the state’s failure to accommodate the needs and demands of minority communities, Wickramasinghe places their claims alongside the political, social and economic demands of other communities, parties, associations and.

Sri Lanka, which boasts a 92% rate of literacy—the highest in South Asia and among the highest in Asia—has a long storytelling tradition. What is perhaps special about literature in this country is the extent to which the oral tradition has complemented a vast body.

The Sinhala youth who waged the first armed insurrection in post-independence Sri Lanka, the JVP insurrection shared many similarities with Tamil youth militants. In addition to these inter-ethnic commonalities, the model of dualism overlooks significant differences and. Women in Sri Lanka won the right to vote inseventeen years before independence.

In the post independence period, Sri Lankan women made rapid progress in relation to. Book Description. This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, geographical, caste, class, and regional contexts.

Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of the post-independence nation.

Masking Terror: How Women Contain Violence in Southern Sri Lanka. University of Pennsylvania Press. Asoka Bandarage. Colonialism in Sri Lanka: The Political Economy of the Kandyan Highlands, Mouton.

Tessa J. Bartholomeusz. In Defense of Dharma: Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka. Routledge. The Women’s Movement in Sri Lanka: An Interview with Kumari Jayawardena. Wenona Giles. Colombo, 6 May Wenona Giles:We have discussed women’s movements and activism extensively in the Women in Conflict Zones your depth and breadth of knowledge of, as well as participation in, feminist activism for many years in Sri Lanka and in other countries, can.

The post-independence state of Sri Lanka had pursued a set of discriminatory policies such as disenfranchisement of the plantation section of the Tamil population inthe Sinhala Only Act ofdiscrimination in recruitment to public services in the s and declaration of Sinhala as the only official language of the country in the Author: Darshi Thoradeniya.

The BBC's Charles Haviland in Sri Lanka reports on a novel that appears to capture the country's ongoing love affair with cricket as World Cup excitement mounts. Although this is an important issue, so far no academic research has been done on women’s role in the civil service in Sri Lanka.

This chapter seeks to fill that gap. It examines the reasons that account for the increase of women in the civil service and the perception of men and women public officials toward each : M. A. F. Anwara Nilmi, Darshi Thoradeniya.currently writing a book on women in terrorism and insurgency.

institutional breakdown caused by the impact of Sri Lanka’s post-independence policies on language, religion, education.