African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 382

Full Length Research Paper

Authoritarian trends and their continuity in Sri Lankan politics: A study of operationalizing of authoritarianism from 2005 to 2015 Period

Upul Abeyrathne*
  • Upul Abeyrathne*
  • Department of Public Policy, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
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Upali Pannilage
  • Upali Pannilage
  • Department of Sociology, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
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Nelum Ranawaka
  • Nelum Ranawaka
  • Conflict, Peace and Development Studies Project, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
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  •  Received: 07 October 2016
  •  Accepted: 21 November 2016
  •  Published: 31 January 2017

How to cite this article

APA /
Abeyrathne, U., Pannilage, U., & Ranawaka, N. (2017). Authoritarian trends and their continuity in Sri Lankan politics: A study of operationalizing of authoritarianism from 2005 to 2015 Period. African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, 11(1), 6-12.
Chicago /
Upul Abeyrathne, Upali Pannilage, and Nelum Ranawaka. "Authoritarian trends and their continuity in Sri Lankan politics: A study of operationalizing of authoritarianism from 2005 to 2015 Period." African Journal of Political Science and International Relations 11, no. 1 (2017): 6-12.
MLA /
Upul Abeyrathne, et al. "Authoritarian trends and their continuity in Sri Lankan politics: A study of operationalizing of authoritarianism from 2005 to 2015 Period." African Journal of Political Science and International Relations 11.1 (2017): 6-12.