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The politics of preference [electronic resource] : democratic institutions and affirmative action in the United States and India / Sunita Parikh.

By: Parikh, Sunita, 1959-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (ix, 230 p.).ISBN: 9780472027422 (electronic bk.); 0472027425 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Race discrimination -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Minorities -- Government policy -- United States -- History | Affirmative action programs -- Government policy -- United States -- History | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- | Race discrimination -- Government policy -- India -- History | Minorities -- Government policy -- India -- History | Affirmative action programs -- Government policy -- India -- History | India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919 | India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947 | India -- Politics and government -- 1947- | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Quotierung | USA | IndienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Politics of preference.DDC classification: 305.8/00973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The context of affirmative-action policy development -- The precursors of affirmative-action policy -- Affirmative action under Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon -- Affirmative action under Carter, Reagan, and Bush -- Early reservation policy development in India -- Reservation policies under party competition -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-225) and index.

Introduction -- The context of affirmative-action policy development -- The precursors of affirmative-action policy -- Affirmative action under Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon -- Affirmative action under Carter, Reagan, and Bush -- Early reservation policy development in India -- Reservation policies under party competition -- Conclusion.

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