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Evolution of Population Policies in Sri Lanka

  • R. S. Gunawardena
Part of the GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 3)

Abstract

Various population related policies and their impact are discussed in this paper. Some of these policies had a definite spatial bias and population redistribution resulted from them. The author focused on the resettlement of the Dry Zone, accelerated urbanization, and migration of the Indian Tamils, but general policies affecting fertility and mortality are also dealt with.

Keywords

Family Planning Land Development Family Planning Programme Population Policy Marital Fertility 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Gunawardena
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of PeradeniyaPeradeniyaSri Lanka

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