Polity Vol.5 No.3 & 4 (Double Issue)

IT WAS ELECTION TIME  Jayadeva Uyangoda 03 FROM ‘POST-WAR’ TO POLITICAL SOLUTION  N.Shanmugaratnam 10 THE 2010 GENERAL ELECTION Pradeep Peiris 14 RECONFIGURING PATRONAGE POLITICS  Minna Thaheer 20 CULT OF CELEBRITY AND THE ELECTRONICS Maya 26 BOOK REVIEWS...

Polity Vol.5 No.2

NO RETURN TO THE GALLOWS 4 HANG THE DEATH PENALTY! 13 CREEPING TALIBANIZATION? 15 BUDDHISM DURING COLONIAL RULE Terry C. Muck 17 THE MOON IN THE WATER John Stifler 20 POVERTY AND PEOPLE’S POWER Nimal Sanderatne 22 THE CONTRADICTIONS OF RELIGIOUS PRETENSIONS...

Polity Vol.5 No.1

CONVERSATIONS WITH ROMILA THAPAR 02 SPECIAL SECTION ON GENDER REMEMBERING SELINA PERERA Charles Wesley Ervin 05 FEMALE LEADERS IN SOUTH ASIA Devanesan Nesiah 12 FROM CAGED BIRD TO EMANCIPATED WOMAN Sarojini Jayawickrama 16 BERNADEEN SILVA Suriya Wickremasinghe 29...

Polity Vol.4 No.6

PRESIDENT OBAMA  Sankaran Krishna 03 THE US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2008 PARTS 3 & 4  Judy Walters Pasqualge 05 A WALL COMES TUMBLING DOWN Devanesan Nesiah 28 WORLD ECONOMIC CRISIS G.Chris Rodrigo 30 SRI LANKA’S CIVIL WAR Ram Manikkalingam 35 100TH BIRTHDAY OF...

Polity Vol.4 No.5

SRI LANKA’S CONFLICT AT THE CROSSROADS Jayadeva Uyangoda 03 JVP SPLITS Jayadeva Uyangoda 05 POLLING FOR PEACE POLICIES Pradeep Peiris 08 ANTHROPOLOGIZING HISTORY Premakumara de Silva 14 POET AS WITNESS E.V. Ramakrishnan 18 THE US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2008- PART...

Polity Vol.4 No.4

POLITICS OF SRI LANKA IN 2007 Jayadeva Uyagoda 03 THE US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Judy Walters Pasqualge 16 SHIFTING THEORIES: PARTIAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOUSEHOLD Kanchana N. Ruwanpura 26 OBAMA, UNGER AND I Ram Manikkalingam 37 A LABOUR OF RECOVERY Radhika Desai 40...