• Corpus ID: 150700863

Caste In Modern Ceylon

@inproceedings{Ryan1953CasteIM,
  title={Caste In Modern Ceylon},
  author={Bryce. Ryan},
  year={1953}
}
  • B. Ryan
  • Published 1953
  • Political Science
A historical survey of social class and caste system in Sri Lanka
This study analyzes the practices of social stratification along the lines of stratification theory and relevant published materials. This paper highlighted the social stratification, especially
Buddhism among Tamils in Tamilakam and Īlam : Part 3 - Extension and Conclusions
This book is the result of a conference in Bangkok in January 2012 mainly financed by Vetenskapsradet in Stockholm (426-2011-1299). In Bangkok, not only pre-colonial Buddhism among Tamils was discu
Cultural Capital and Sustainable Livelihoods in Sri Lanka's Rural Villages: Towards Culturally Aware Development
Abstract Increasing attention is being directed towards the role of culture in the development and well-being of rural communities. Systems of knowledge, beliefs, customs, norms and a wide range of
The Changing Image of Sinhalese Healing Rituals: Performing Identity in the Context of Transculturality
Anthropologists are increasingly confronted with images when doing research on performance and ritual. This is not to say that images did not play a role earlier in anthropology, but rather that
Ethnic Parties and Democratic Stability
Ethnic divisions, according to empirical democratic theory, and commonsense understandings of politics, threaten the survival of democratic institutions. One of the principal mechanisms linking the
Ethnic Parties and Democratic Stability 236 Perspectives on Politics
Ethnic divisions, according to empirical democratic theory, and commonsense understandings of politics, threaten the survival of democratic institutions. One of the principal mechanisms linking the
On the impossibility of invariant repetition: ritual, tradition and creativity among Sri Lankan ritual specialists
This article sets out to explore the strategic creativity that underlies supposedly invariant ritual performance. The ethnographic focus is on a group of Sri Lankan ritual specialists and the way
...
...