Discrimination with Reason?: The Policy of Reservations in the United States, India and Malaysia

Discrimination with Reason?: The Policy of Reservations in the United States, India and Malaysia

by Devanesan Nesiah

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Overview

This is a comparative examination of reservation policy in USA, India and Malaysia. It addresses issues relevant to scholars as well as policy makers. The author has held senior decision making positions in the Sri Lankan administration, retiring as Secretary to the Ministry of Environment and Women's Affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195652505
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/13/2004
Series: Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Harvard Law School

Table of Contents

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Introduction 1(3)
1 Inequality and Discrimination
4(11)
2 The USA: 'A Land of Immigration'
15(21)
3 India: 'Homo Hierarchicus'
36(39)
4 Malaysia: The Nation of Bumiputras and Others
75(27)
5 America's Second Reconstruction: An Unfinished Story
102(50)
6 India: From 'Homo Hierarchicus' to 'Homo Equalis'?
152(49)
7 Malaysia's New Economic Policy
201(65)
8 Findings and Recommendations
266(49)
Cases 315(4)
Bibliography 319(16)
Index 335

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