Polity Vol. 11 No. 1

Editorial: Hyper-Reforms amidst Hyper-Austerity

Sri Lanka 2023: Anniversaries of Struggle – Q. M. Saul

May Day Diary 2023 – B. Skanthakumar

Don’t Use Class as a Weapon to Dismiss Social Struggles – Devaka Gunawardena

Resisting the Nationalist Right’s Framing of the Economic Alternative – Devaka Gunawardena

Resisting the Liberal Left’s Framing of the Economic Alternative – Shiran Illanperuma

Feast, Famine, and Hegemony: On Neoliberalisation and Hindu Nationalism in India – Alf Gunvald Nilsen

The Left’s Choice: Revival or Surrender – Devaka Gunawardena

Budget 2023: Heal the Wound or Worsen it? – Dhanusha Gihan Pathirana

International Women’s Day: Sri Lankan Women Demand Democracy, Economic Justice, and Freedom – Feminist Collective for Economic Justice

Left Strategy in the Time of the IMF Counter-Revolution – Devaka Gunawardena

Test for Real Life? The Gender Transition Process in Sri Lanka – Kaushalya Ariyarathne

Women’s Labour Force Participation: Three Themes – Chulani Kodikara

What Does Increasing the Participation of Women in the Economy Mean? – Devaka Gunawardena

Women’s Labour Force Participation: Choice Versus Necessity – Ranmini Vithanagama

No Magic Bullets on Women’s Waged Labour – Chulani Kodikara

Policing the Patriline: Reading the Current Economic and Political Crisis through the Plantation – Mythri Jegathesan

‘Living for the Day’: Informality, Gender, and Precarious Work in the Sri Lankan Apparel Industry – Shyamain Wickramasingha

Structural Adjustment of Women’s Labour in Agriculture in Sri Lanka – Buddhima Padmasiri

Meaning and Critique in Women’s Narratives of Care and Work – Nadia Augustyniak

Unpaid Care Work is Work – Sepali Kottegoda

“Women Workers’ Health and Wellbeing Have Never Been a Concern of Plantation Companies” – Menaha Kandasamy

Linked Lives: Elder Care, Migration, and Kinship in Sri Lanka. Michele Ruth Gamburd. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2020 – Asha L. Abeyasekera

Slave in a Palanquin: Colonial Servitude and Resistance in Sri Lanka. Nira Wickramasinghe. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020 – Paul D. Halliday

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida. Shehan Karunatilaka. Gurugram, Harayana: Penguin Books, 2022 – Harshana Rambukwella

Hypocrisy and Human Rights: Resisting Accountability for Mass Atrocities. Kate Cronin-Furman. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2022 – Radhika Coomaraswamy

Nirmani Liyanage (2.2.1988 – 12.11.2022) – Nihal Perera

New Year’s Day, Sri Lanka 2022 – Vivimarie VanderPoorten

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