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.
1. Introduction 2. Sri Lankan Society and Politics 3. Legislative Attitudes 4. Political Demands 5. Constituency Service 6. Law-Making and Representation 7. Development Work 8. Summary 9. Is Parliament of Value?