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Sri Lankan Society in an Era of Globalization free pdf Against the backdrop of social, economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka today, this volume investigates the possibilities of building a new, Sri Lankan, model of organizing society. The book is divided into four parts. Part One looks at societal reorganization. Part Two focuses on the rift generated by ethnicity, while the third part draws lessons from the struggle of NGOs and other groups to build a better society in Sri Lanka. Finally, Part Four highlights the larger problems faced by the state. Linking the changes in individual and family experiences to political, economic and societal changes, the book calls for the need for non-violent, participatory and collective action frameworks to address the problems in this troubled society.

About S.H. Hasbullah

S H Hasbullah is Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and participated as a Resource Person in the Sri Lanka Peace Talks of 2003. He also served as a member of the sub-committee on Immediate and Humanitarian Needs of the War-torn Areas of Sri Lanka. Dr Hasbullah has been Fulbright Research Associate at the Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Actively engaged in teaching, research and writing in the areas of demography, employment and migration, he has a special interest in refugees and internally displaced persons. He has written various reports while his articles have been published in edited volumes and journals. Barrie M Morrison is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Asian Studies and Honorary Professor at the Institute of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He has been a Consultant to the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Centre for Development Research. His recent research has been on rural social change and agricultural development in Sri Lanka and India. He has published articles on social change in Sri Lanka and development policies in Asia. He has written on the history of Bengal and co-authored books on Kerala and Sri Lanka.

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Author : S.H. Hasbullah
Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 10 August 2004
ISBN : 0761932216
EAN : 9780761932215
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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