Patterns of Community Structure in Colombo, Sri Lanka: An Investigation of Contemporary Urban Life in South Asia

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This study examines the network of relationships of a community in Colombo City, Sri Lanka, within which the people adopt their behavior in five arenas of activity: politics, kinship, ethnicity and religion, neighborhood involvement and mobility. These provide the keys for understanding urban life in South Asia. Contents: Introduction; Growth of the Capital City and the Socio-Economic Setting of the Community; Resource Structure of the Community; Migration and Kinship; The Neighborhood Relationship; Political Behavior; ...

Patterns of Community Structure in Colombo, Sri Lanka: An Investigation of Contemporary Urban Life in South Asia 1994, University Press of America, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780819196064

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