Archive for July, 2012

Notes from the Field

New Survey in Post-War Sri Lanka Examines Ethno-Religious Relationships

July 11, 2012

Few countries in the world possess the level of ethno-religious pluralism found in Sri Lanka. The country is home to two national languages, Sinhala and Tamil, and four major religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity. In Sri Lanka, ethnicity and religion are intertwined…

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Local Government Critical in Pakistan’s 2013 Political Landscape

July 11, 2012

Throughout Pakistan’s history, the issue of local government – and whether it is elected or bureaucratic – has been used by various regimes to advance their own agendas. The 18th Amendment of the Constitution passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan on April 8, 2010, requires…

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