Best Read [Rajiva Wijesinha] ☆ Liberal Perspectives for South Asia India Edition || [Contemporary Book] PDF ☆


  • Title: Liberal Perspectives for South Asia India Edition
  • Author: Rajiva Wijesinha
  • ISBN: 9788175966628
  • Page: 459
  • Format: Paperback

  • Liberal Perspectives for South Asia discusses the essentials of the liberal philosophy, while also indicating how appropriate it is in the South Asian context In the past, the subcontinent was renowned for the skill with which it took up the dominant ideologies of the west and articulated them for the Asian context In the post colonial period, the only dominant ideolog Liberal Perspectives for South Asia discusses the essentials of the liberal philosophy, while also indicating how appropriate it is in the South Asian context In the past, the subcontinent was renowned for the skill with which it took up the dominant ideologies of the west and articulated them for the Asian context In the post colonial period, the only dominant ideology that was sidetracked by all political parties was liberalism, the ideology that promoted freedom of the individual The idea of a book about the need for liberalism in the subcontinent was the brainchild of Chanaka Amaratunga, who set up the first avowedly Liberal Party in Sri Lanka Many political parties have implemented liberal policies on an ad hoc basis and without a proper framework to guide them Not all parties would accept all aspects of a liberal programme, however, in a context in which many parties are seeking an ideology that accords both with the present times and trends, and also with some of the goals they accepted in the past It is hoped that this volume will provide food for thought and ideas for adoption and incorporation within the party programme Ranging from erudite expositions of classic liberal thinkers to lively discussions of liberal economic principles put into practice by imaginative entrepreneurs, this volume is essential reading for a region making a swift transition into the contemporary, globalized world.
    Rajiva Wijesinha
    Rajiva Wijesinha, MA, DPhil Oxon born May 16, 1954 is a Sri Lankan writer in English, distinguished for his political analysis as well as creative and critical work An academic by profession for much of his working career, he was most recently Senior Professor of Languages at the University of Sabaragamuwa , Sri Lanka.In June 2007 President Mahinda Rajapakse appointed him Secretary General of the Sri Lankan Government Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process SCOPP , and in June 2008 he also became concurrently the Secretary to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights Sri Lanka The Peace Secretariat wound up in July 2009 , and in February 2010 he resigned from the Ministry as well as the University, as he was a candidate on the National List of the United People s Freedom Alliance in the General Election held on 8 April 2010, following which he was appointed a Member of Parliament.He belongs to the Liberal Party of Sri Lanka , and has served as its President and Leader, and also as a Vice President of Liberal International He is currently Chair of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats He has travelled widely, including as a Visiting Professor on the Semester at Sea Programme of the University of Pittsburgh , and has published Beyond the First Circle Travels in the Second and Third Worlds.


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