1st Edition

Legislators And Representation In Sri Lanka The Decentralization Of Development Planning

By Robert C. Oberst Copyright 1985
    172 Pages
    by Routledge

    188 Pages
    by Routledge

    Focusing on the work of Sri Lankan legislators, this book offers a model of representation in examining parliamentary systems, especially those found in the Third World. It explores an important part of legislators' responsibilities as the country seeks to decentralize its development planning.

    Westview Special Studies -- Preface -- Introduction -- Sri Lankan Society and Politics -- Legislative Attitudes -- Political Demands -- Constituency Service -- Law–Making and Representation -- Development Work -- Summary -- Is Parliament of Value? -- Appendix Topics Covered in Interviews