Lanka Journal of Population Studies (SLJPS)
Publisher: Population Association of Sri Lanka
Lanka Journal of Population Studies
is a scientific refereed journal, published by the Population
Association of Sri Lanka, a non-profit professional organization
of population scientists. SLJPS includes research conducted
in several disciplines on population related issues.
The Journal is published annually
: W.P. Amarabandu
Prof. K.A.P. Siddhisena (Chair)
Dr. K. Masinghe
Dr. A. Balasuriya
Prof. Deborah Degraff - University of Bowdin-USA
Prof. Greame Hugo - University of Adelaide- Australia
Prof. K. Matushita - University of Kansai, Japan
Dr. S.A. Meegama - Sri Lanka
Dr. A.T.P.L. Abeykoon - Sri Lanka
Bradman Weerakoon - Sri Lanka
of the Previous Volumes:
of the Recent Issue
Vol. No. 11: December 2009
D.S.P. Madurawala, Labour Force Participation of Women in Child bearing Ages, Sri Lanka.
R.C. Yadava, Richa Pandey and A.K. Tiwari, Post-Partum Amenorrhea and its Determinants.
Ruwan Jayathilaka, Status of Poverty in Sri Lanka: In a Perspective of Headship.
Mahmuda Khatun, Stalling Fertility Transition in Bangladesh.
R.G. Ariyawansa, Demographic Characteristics and Planning Challenges: The Case of Colombo City.
Chrishantha Abeysena, Lalith Wijerathne and Pushpa Jawawardena, Prevalence of Disability in Ragama MOH Area.
Vol. No. 10: December 2007
Swarna Ukwatta and Graeme Hugo, Transnational mothering: Some observations from Asia.
Michael Collyer and Peshala Wimalasena, Linking migration sub-systems in Sri Lanka.
Sunethra Perera, International contract migration in Sri Lanka: Dynamics, issues and policy implications.
H.M. Nawarathna Banda, Impact of international migration on reducing rural poverty in Sri Lanka (with reference to Gampaha District).
Vol. No. 9: March 2007
W.P. Amarabandu, Physical disabilities among the elderly in the Sri Lankan Population, 1981 & 2001.
Manori Kaluthantiri, Pre-tsunami and Post-tsunami Mortality in Galle District.
W. Indralal de Silva and Kumudika Boyagoda, Symptoms of ill-health and health seeking behaviour of Sri Lankan mothers during the puerperium.
K.A.P. Siddhisena and Kumudika Boyagoda, Determinants and Consequences of Sexual Behaviour among Female Workers in Free Trade Zones in Sri Lanka: A Qualitative Analysis.
Lakshman Disanayake and Manori Kaluthantiri, Demographic factors influencing development planning: the case of Moneragala District.
Ruwan Jayathilaka, Economic Demographic Characteristics of Poor Female Headed Households in Sri Lanka.
No. 8: September 2005
Deborah S. DeGraff and Anju Malhotra, Young Women’s employment in Sri Lanka: the role of marriage and socio economic status: A study of Kalutara District Abstract
H.H.M.B. Senaviratne, Climatic change and development: the effect of climatic change on population and development in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Kumudika Boyagoda, Fertility differences among the poor and non-poor: A study in the Kalutara District. Abstract
R.A.S.B. Ranabahu, Demographic characteristics of urban in-migrants in the Gampaha District. Abstract
P.Vithanage and W.A.D. Sanjeewani, Contraceptive behavior of estate workers in Sri Lanka: A Study of Nuwara Eliya District. Abstract
No. 7: September 2004
Swarna Ukwatte, Dominance of Female in Internal Migration in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Lakshman Dissanayake and Monohari Kalutanthri, Economics of Population Aging in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Sunethra Perera, Determinants of Current Attitudes to Reproductive Health among Female Labour Migrants: A Study of Katunayake Export Processing Zone. Abstract
Y.M.L. Amarasooriya, Experience of Women Having Non-therapeutic Induced Abortion: A Phenomenological Field Study. Abstract
R.A.S.P. Ranabahu, The Consequences of Urban In-Migration in Sri Lanka: A Case Study of Gampaha District. Abstract
No. 6: March 2003
Siddhisena, Marital disruption in Sri Lanka: Trends and differentials. Abstract
B.M.Kiribanda, Child labour and schooling: Evidence from Sri Lanka, a developing country. Abstract
A. Dissanayake, Savings and investments of Sri Lankan returnee migrants
after employment abroad. Abstract
Manawadu, Ethnic segregation in the city of Colombo. Abstract
No. 5: March 2002
Ratnayake, Youth at risk? Knowledge, attitudes an behaviour relating
to reproductive health, including STDs and HIV/AIDS among beach boys in
Sri Lanka. Abstract
Hewage, Opinions of health professionals on liberalizing abortion law
in Sri Lanka and the actual experience of abortion seekers. Abstract
Samaranayake, Demographic trends and political violence in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Rathnayake, Some reflections on integrated urban development in Sri
Jayaweera, The impact of unplanned urbanization on upper Mahaweli catchment
M. A.Dissanayake, Working conditions of Sri Lankan housemaids employed
M. Madduma Bandara, Address given at launching of “State of world population
report for 2001”.
No. 4: March 2001
Lankatilake and W.I. De Silva, Factors associated with the decline
fertility among Indian Tamils in Sri Lanka from 1987 to 1993. Abstract
Tudor Silva, The significance of prior experience with Middle East
migration in a sample of female sex workers in a provincial town in Sri
Abeykoon, Demographic trends among major ethnic groups in Sri Lanka. Abstract
S. Ariyaratne and Richard S. Brooks, An integrated approach to reproductive
health; the Sarvodaya experience. Abstract
de Silva, Maternal mortality in Sri Lanka: estimation, levels, trends
and causes. Abstract
No. 3: March 2000
Issue: Demographic experiences of Sri Lanka: Prospects and Challenges
for the 21st Century
Weerakoon, Sri Lanka in the 20th century: a rapidly changing
Abeykoon, Population and socio economic changes in 20th century Sri Lanka.
K.A.P.Siddhisena, Determinants and implications of fertility trends in Sri Lanka: retrospect
and prospect. Abstract
Dissanayake, Epidemiological transition in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Ukwatta, Migration and urbanization in Sri Lanka: an overview. Abstract
De Silva, Population and some key environmental issues in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Amarabandu, Politics of population issues and policies in Sri Lanka. Abstract
No. 2: March 1999
W. Jones, Keynote address to the first annual sessions of the Population
Association of Sri Lanka.
Satharasinghe, Time-use analysis of husbands and wives.
Ranabahu, Population pressure on land: a case study within the Minuwangoda
Divisional Secretariat Division of the Gampaha district. Abstract
Rana and R.D. Singh, Some gender issue in a mountain environment in
Ratnayake, Female migration from Sri Lanka to the middle-east: is the
remedy worse than the disease. Abstract
No. 1: February 1998
Dangalla, Controlling population growth in Sri Lanka: perceptions,
policies and strategies.
Abeykoon and P. Wilson, Emerging population issues among adolescent
Siddhisena and Kanthi Ratnayake, Ageing of population and elderly
care in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Warnasuriya, Middle-east migration and health. Abstract
R.S. Gunawardena, Demographic and socio-economic situation in a new settlement in Sri Lanka. Abstract
Attanayake, World demographic scenario at the 21st century
with special reference to Sri Lanka.
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