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Reforming Sri Lankan Presidentialism

president-rajapaksa-hosts-prince-charles-at-presidents-house-5Reforming Sri Lankan Presidentialism – Provenance, Problems and Prospects is a great collection of scholarly essays edited by Asanga Welikala. I would surely encourage everyone interested in South Asia, history, development, law and politics to read these seminal papers which were recommended to me by my comrade Dr Reeza Hameed. The e-book is available here. The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), heading the study, was formed in the firm belief that there is an urgent need to strengthen institution and capacity-building for good governance and conflict transformation in Sri Lanka and that non-partisan civil society groups have an important and constructive contribution to make to this process. Contributors include Rehan Abeyratne, Ananda Abeysekara, Niran Anketell, Radhika Coomaraswamy, Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Chandra R. de Silva, Sachintha Dias, Rohan Edrisinha, Ameer Faaiz, Laksiri Fernando, Luwie Niranjan Ganeshathasan, Kumaravadivel Guruparan, Mark Hager, Reeza Hameed, Kamaya Jayatissa, Nihal Jayawickrama, Harshan Kumarasingham, Nikhil Narayan, Suri Ratnapala, Michael Roberts, Continue reading