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Articles in research journals, working papers and seminar presentations:

De Silva W.I.

(2004) Symptoms of ill health and health seeking behaviour among Sri Lankan mothers during the puerperiun, Working Paper, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

(2003) Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health in Sri Lanka: Status, Issues, Policies, and Programs, Policy Project, Future Group International, Washington ((co-author).

(2002) Induced Abortion in Sri Lanka: Who goes to providers for pregnancy termination?, The Journal of Biosocial Science, Cambridge, U.K., vol. 34: 303-315 (co-author).

(2002) Self-reported puerperal morbidity: the Sri Lankan experience, Sexual and Reproductive Health: Recent Advances, Future Directions, (eds. Chander P. Puri & Paul F.A. Van Look), New Delhi: New Age International Limited Publishers.

(2001) Fertility decline in Sri Lanka: Are all ethnic groups party to the process, Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 16, No.3:23-26, Bangkok: UN-ESCAP (co-author).

(2001) Biomedical facts and social constructs: The relative attention paid to prenatal and postpartum periods in Sri Lanka, Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 16, No.2:45-62, Bangkok: UN-ESCAP (co-author).

(2001) Factors associated with the decline in fertility among Indian Tamils in Sri Lanka from 1987 to 1993, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, Vol. 4:01-10, Colombo: Population Association of Sri Lanka. (co-author).

(2000) Transition from childhood to adulthood: Reproductive health issues among adolescents in the Asia-Pacific Region, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 1-31, Colombo, Department of Demography,  University of Colombo.

(2000) Development of population and reproductive health policy in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 32-52, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).

(2000) Population change and environmental degradation in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 156-181, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).

(2000) Induced abortion in Sri Lanka: Who goes to providers for pregnancy termination, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp.182-196, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).

 

Siddhisena K.A.P. 

(2005) Socio-Economic Implications of Ageing in Sri Lanka,  Oxford Institute of Ageing, Working Paper 44, London, University of Oxford.

(2004) Demography of Ageing in Sri Lanka, in UNFPA and PASL (eds.) Ageing Population in Sri Lanka:          Issue and Future Prospects, Colombo, UNFPA Publication: 7-43.  

(2004) The identification of the Poor in Sri Lanka: Development of   regional poverty lines and composite Poverty Index, Colombo, Institute of Policy Studies  (co-author)

(2003) Marital disruption in Sri Lanka: Trends and differentials, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, 6: 1-16.

(2002) Strengthening Health Systems in Sri Lanka: A literature review, JICA, Colombo.

(2002) Health Status in Sri Lanka: Situation Analysis: Special reference to vulnerable groups, A Research Report, JICA, Colombo (co-author)  

(2002) Demographic Aspects of Labour Force in Sri Lanka, Labour Market Review, Vol. 2 (2).

(2000) The Aging of Population in Sri Lanka and Japan: Socio-Economic Implications, Social Analysis, 28: 3-18.

(2000) A comparative study of the aged parents support: An interim report of a consciousness in Japan, Korea, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Journal of the Social-cultural Research Institute, Seta, Kyoto, Ryukoku    University, Vol. 3, 2000: 145-204 (Co-author).

(2000) Mortality trends, determinants and implications in Sri Lanka: Retrospect and prospect, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, A publication to mark twenty-five years of the establishment of DTRU/ Department of Demography, University of Colombo, 2000: 119-139.  

(2000) Determinants and implications of fertility trends in Sri Lanka: Retrospect and prospect, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, Vol. 3, April 2000: 35-58.  



Dissanayake, Lakshman

(2005) Social investigation of health aspects related to contraceptive use in Sri Lanka, Journalism, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo.

(2004) The economics of population ageing in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, vol. 7: 21-35, Colombo: Population Association of Sri Lanka.

 (2004) University-community extension services: Conceptual perspectives, UC-JICA Joint Study Project, University of Colombo.

(2003) Mortality and morbidity and poverty in Sri Lanka, Asian Profile, Vol. 31(1).

(2003) Rural community development lessons from the Japanese experience: an exploratory study, The distant neighbour, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo.

(2001) Establishing a System of University-Community Extension: A proposal on the experiences gained through UC-JICA Joint Study Project, Potential for University-Community Extension Services, UC-JICA Joint Study Project on Participatory Development, University of Colombo.

(2001) Human Resources Development in the Rural Sector: Conceptual Perspectives, Human Resources Development in the Context of Participatory Rural Development, UC-JICA Joint Study Project on Participatory Development, University of Colombo.

(2001) Improving the Current Manpower: Crucial Issue in Sustainable Rural Development, Human Resources Development in the Context of Participatory Rural Development, UC-JICA Joint Study Project on Participatory Development, University of Colombo.

(2001) Utilization of Physical Resources and Human Resources Development: An Important Link in Sustainable Rural Development", Utilization of Physical Resources in the Context of Participatory Rural Development, UC-JICA Joint Study Project on Participatory Development, University of Colombo.

(2001) Multi-Level Participation: An improved method of participatory rural development, Potential for University-Community Extension Services, UC-JICA Joint Study Project on Participatory Development, University of Colombo.

(2000) Factors influencing stabilization of women's age at marriage in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 89-105, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo.

(2000) Epidemiologic Transition in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, vol. 3: 59-66, Colombo, Population Association of Sri Lanka.  
 

Working Papers

(2003) Demographic issues related to regional development planning: The case of Moneragala District, Working Paper # 7, MONDEP Formative process research project, University of Colombo.



Amarabandu W. P.

(2004) Elderly population and social security in Sri Lanka – Aging population in Sri Lanka: Issues and future prospects, pp. 77-122, United Nations Population Fund and Population Association of Sri Lanka.     

(2002) Politics and population in Sri Lanka, Institute of Workers’ Education Journal, Volume 3, No. 1, pp. 1-21, Institute of Workers’ Education, University of Colombo. 

(2000) Politics of population issues and policies in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, vol. 3: 107-117, Colombo, Population Association of Sri Lanka. 

(2000) Fertility decline and employed women in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 106-118, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo.

 

Ukwatta S.

(2004) Dominance of females in internal migration in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, Vol. 7: 1-20, Colombo, Population Association of Sri Lanka.

(2000) Migration and urbanization in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, Vol. 3: 67-83, Colombo, Population Association of Sri Lanka.

(2000) Development of population and reproductive health policy in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 32-52, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).

(2000) How popular is the Western Province among the migrants in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 140-155, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).

Seminar presentations
International

(2003) Improvement in socio-economic status and internal migration of females in Sri Lanka, Ad-hoc expert group meeting on migration held in Bangkok, 27th –29th August.

Local

(2003) Dominance of females in internal migration of Sri Lanka, Sixth annual sessions of the Population Association of Sri Lanka, ICTAD Auditorium, Colombo.

 

Boyagoda, Kumudika

(2000) Population change and environmental degradation in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 156-181, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).         

 

Perera, Sunethra

(2004), Determinants of current attitudes to reproductive health among female labour migrants:  A study of Katunayake Export processing Zone, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, vol. 7: 36-51, Colombo, Population Association of Sri Lanka.

(2000) How popular is the Western Province among the migrants in Sri Lanka, Demography of Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges, pp. 140-155, Colombo, Department of Demography, University of Colombo (co-author).

Working Papers

(2003) Poverty and social integration among vulnerable female migrant worker in the export processing zones of Sri Lanka: Special emphasis an factors influencing their reproductive health, IMCAP/PASL, University of Colombo.

 


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