CHESIKA KANCHANA

R.A Chesika Kanchana

Lecturer (Probationary)

B.A. (Hons.) in Development Studies (Kelaniya), MDS (Colombo)

 

Contact Details:

E- mail: chesikak@kln.ac.lk 

 kchesika@yahoo.com

Mobile: +94714900670

 

Area of specialization:  Economic growth and development, Poverty analysis, Gender and development

Research interests:  Urban poverty, Gender equality and women’s empowerment, Green economy and sustainable development

 

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.nz/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=PSpxkxwAAAAJ

 

Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rac_Kanchana2

 

 

Publication:

Book

  • “Urbanization; Origin and trends” (2019), Author publication, ISBN 978-624-95532-0-0

 

Full paper and Articles:

 

  • Opinion And Responses Of Urban Dwellers On New Urban Housing Projects In Colombo City, “South Asia Inter Regional conflict and Cooperation”, Published by Smt Neelam Batra, G.B. Books, New Delhi -India, First published 2016, ISBN:978-93-83930-43-2

 

  • Issues Associated with Household Food Security in Sri Lanka, Samaja Vimarshana magazine, 2016, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya

 

  • A Study on urban dweller’s levels of compliance with new housing projects in Colombo city ,Santhathi Magazine 2016,Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya

 

  • Urbanization and its recent Trends, “Sarasavi Lekha” 2016,Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya

 

  • Public Housing for the urban Deprived in Sri Lanka, “Sarasavi Lekha” Magazine 2015,Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya

 

  • Green Economy pathways to Sustainable Development, Bhauma Vidhya Magazine,2015, Department of Geography, University of Kelaniya

                                   

 

Abstracts:

 

  • Gender discrimination and urban poverty; with special reference to Colombo west, 6th International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS 2018), University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

 

  • The Impact of Infrastructure Development on Urban poverty Reduction, International Postgraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Graduate Studies (2017), University of Kelaniya

 

  • Challenges in resettlement and adaptation of urban dwellers in Colombo City, International Conference of Social Sciences (ICSS-2016),University of Kelaniya

 

  • A Study on the Issues Associated with Household Food Security in Sri Lanka, the fifth International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS-2016) , University of Sri Jayewardenepura

 

·       Opinion and Responses of Urban Dwellers on New Urban Housing Projects  in Colombo City, Interdisciplinary International Conference Regional cooperation, conflicts and constructiveness in south Asia (2015), Parvatibai Chowgule College of arts and science, Goa, India

 

  • Urban Dwellers Accustom To New Housing Projects In Colombo City, International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS 2015), University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

 

  • Human Development Programs On The Lives Of Urban Deprived; A Case Of Colombo West Underserved Settlements, international postgraduate research conference,2015, University of Kelaniya

 

  • Urban Housing Projects on the Urban Deprived, Special Reference to Mihindu senpura Housing Project, Dematagoda, Research Symposium for Temporary Academic Staff (RSTAS) – 2015, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.

 

 

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