Books

SUDU

A REFLECTION ON THE LEGAL STATUS OF FOREIGN SPOUSES IN SRI LANKA
By Rosana Favero-Karunaratna
2002
When a Sri Lankan Citizen marries a spouse of foreign origin, what is the legal status of that spouse under the country’s laws and administration? The Author sets out to answer these questions, basing herself on personal experience as well as informed research. ...

Modernist Theory

Trimming The Printed Word: The Instance Of Pre-Modern Sinhala Society
By Michael Roberts
2002
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Women and Governance in South Asia

By Yasmin Tambiah
2002
This volume brings together six studies conducted under the project: “Women & governance/ Democratic process in South Asia: Re-imaging the state” carried out by the six participant organizations ...

Capacity-Building in Conflict Zones

A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarian Assistance in Sri Lanka.
By Malathi de Alwis and Jennifer Hyndman
2002
This report seeks to advance, both in theory and practice, the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Sri Lanka ...

Aspects of Ethnicity and Gender Among The Rodi Of Sri Lanka

By Nireka Weeratunge
2002
In this book, the author focuses on the process of how a tribe may have got transformed into a cast of untouchables. ...

The Sorrow of Unanswered Questions

By Jayshree Misra
2001
Two powerful themes animate Jayshree Misra’s collection of short stories and poems. They are the themes of love and transformation. ...

The Protean Life of Language

By Regi Siriwardena
2001
There are three other studies in this book, focussed in one way or another on language: an inquiry into a little -discussed subject, Shakespeare’s language of sexuality: ...

Middle of Silence

By Ruwanthi De Chickera
2001
Middle of Silence was awarded the British Council International New Playwriting award For South Asia in 1997, and the Gratiaen award for the best English creative writing in Sri Lanka in the Year 2002. ...

History Writing

New Trends and Methodologies
By Nira Wickramasinghe
2001
This book attempts in an introductory manner to chart the terrain of recent ventures in the historicizing enterprise such as New History Annals, Subaltern Studies and Postcolonialhistories in the hope that it will guide the student of history or the general reader should he/she feel the need to venture into new and exciting research areas. ...

Crisis Commentaries

Selected Political Writings of Mervyn De Silva
By E. Vijayalakshmi
2001
Mervyn de Silva became one of few, sober voices of sanity in a country gone mad with hatred and violence. His death, a month before Dr. Neelan Tiruchelvam’s assassination and a year after Charles Abeyesekere’s death
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