June 6, 2015




A Psychological Study of Blue Collar Female Workers (2000)


The study examines the psychological impact of employment and living circumstances of the women workers in Rathmalana, Katunayake, Biyagama, Koggala and Pallekele. In relation to their employment, high work pressure exacerbated somatic and depressive symptom levels, with lack of autonomy and role ambiguity affecting them to lesser extent. Apart from employment, their life circumstances living away from home, living conditions, community living, disruption to work and being the main family income provider were also found to precipitate various levels of psychological reactions.

The Laws and Customs of the Tamils of Jaffna (2000)

The book is divided in to four parts. The first part deals with the origin, history and application of Thesawalamai. The second part contains the Law of persons. The third part discusses the Law of property and fourth part treats…
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