Part 1 List of Figures and Tables Part 2 Preface Part 3 Acronyms Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 New Calls for Electoral Reform Chapter 6 Creation of the Citizens' Assembly Chapter 7 Learning Phase Chapter 9 Deliberation Phase Chapter 10 Referendum on Electoral Change Chapter 11 Sober Reflection Chapter 12 Conclusion Part 13 Appendix Part 14 Select Bibliography Part 15 Index
R.B. Herath is an author, poet, dramatist, and a political reformer. He holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior. He is an advocate for the need for greater citizen participation in democratic rule through his numerous writings and active participation in politics. Dr. Herath co-founded and led a democratic party in his country of origin, Sri Lanka.
Real Power to the People is a must all for readers interested in
electoral reform, and that means everybody who is interested in
politics in Sri Lanka....This is an attractively styled and well
written book; I recommend it to you. -- Kumar David * Sunday Island
This book adds to the growing literature on the British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electorial Reform...the book is devoted to the background and setting up the assembly, the random selection process, the learning phase, the public hearing phase, and the deliberation phase...what makes this book unique is that the author was a member of the Citizens' Assembly. -- Gary Levy, Editor * Canadian Parliamentary Review *