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Reservation and Affirmative Action

Models of Social Integration in India and the United States

by Arvind Sharma

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Classes,
  • Social Sciences (General),
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Social integration,
  • USA,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Case studies,
  • United States - General,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Affirmative action programs,
  • Caste,
  • Government policy,
  • India

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8029635M
    ISBN 100761933808
    ISBN 109780761933809

    The affirmative action program, termed the “reservation” system, transformed life for many in the lower caste groups in India. As recently as , Dalits held just percent of the most. In I accepted an appointment as Director of the Residential College at the University of Michigan. One year later, two lawsuits were filed against the affirmative action admissions policies of the university, and the growing national debate over affirmative action came to be focused on the Michigan campus.

    RESERVING SPACE The Hill Student Center offers multiple meeting rooms of various sizes and capabilities. The rooms can be reserved for events, meetings, and more.   Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims - )? Get Ready for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam - with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topic– Indian polity issues 4) The policy of reservation has transformed from an affirmative action policy to an anti poverty measure. Critically examine. ( words) Continue reading "4) The policy of reservation .

      The received wisdom in affirmative action jurisprudence is that a series of Constitution amendments and judgments have created a sound legal framework for Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai, , Mount Road, Chennai, , Tamil Nadu.   There are apprehensions about reservation of seats in government-aided educational institutions, government-sector jobs, and the legislature. This piece is an attempt at answering a few of those queries. This article is based on Ashwini Deshpande’s book, ‘Affirmative Action in India’ (), published by Oxford University Press, India.


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Reservation and Affirmative Action. Models of Social Integration in India and the United States This book examines the principles underlining the policies of affirmative action evolved in two non-homogeneous and multi-ethnic societies-India and the United States. Despite the fact that the governments of India and the United States have.

Description: This book examines the principles underlining the policies of reservation and affirmative action adopted by two non-homogeneous and multi-ethnic societies—India and the USA. Despite the fact that the governments of both countries have, for over fifty years now, applied these measures to overcome discrimination based on caste and.

Reservation and Affirmative Action. Models of Social Integration in India and the United States Author(s) / Editor(s) This book examines the principles underlining the policies of affirmative action evolved in two non-homogeneous and multi-ethnic societies-India and the United States. Despite the fact that the governments of India and the.

In reading various views, comments and opinions of the public regarding reservation, I have attempted to capture the responses of the society vis-a-vis Affirmative Action in India. Some of the noteworthy ones have been highlighted below to reach a certain resolution of the matter.

Affirmative Action as practiced in USA is generally to prevent discrimination in selection process of educational or employment markets. The stress here is to be "color-blind" and "gender neutral".

There is no strict quota for minorities or women. Reservation in India is a system of affirmative action that provides representation for historically and currently disadvantaged groups in Indian society in education, employment and politics. Enshrined in Articles 15 and 16 of the Indian Constitution, it allows the Indian government to set quotas to ensure any "socially and educationally backward classes of citizens" is properly represented.

affirmative action, in the United States, programs to overcome the effects of past societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific groups, such as minorities and women.

The policy was implemented by federal agencies enforcing the Civil Rights Act of and two executive orders, which provided that government. Affirmative action was first created from Executive Orderwhich was signed by President John F.

Kennedy on 6 March and required that government employers "not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, or national origin" and "take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are. In clear prose For Discrimination advances powerful arguments for sensibly defined affirmative action.

This thoughtful book is a must-read for all Americans devoted to addressing past and current injustice.” —William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University. About the Book. Affirmative Action has been a debatable issue in India since its inception.

This is known as policy of reservation in India and is applied for the mainstreaming of weaker sections that had been debarred from getting their rights due to certain past injustices.

I would suggest you to read biography of Dr. B R Ambedkar - Author - Dhananjay Keer. This is the only biography which was written during his life time and Ambedkar had approved it. This book is available in all the languages in India (English is o.

Aim: Reservation in India happens to be a hotly debated issue. This article presents the reasons attributable for bringing in the provision of reservation.

The article further, presents a historical analysis of reservation, and compares it with the affirmative action programs in other countries. Alternative suggestions to reservation have been provided. Years of independence of [ ]Author: Nitesh Mishra.

Get this from a library. Reservation and affirmative action: models of social integration in India and the United States. [Arvind Sharma] -- "This book examines the principles underlining the policies of reservation and affirmative action adopted by two non-homogeneous and multi-ethnic societies - India and the USA.

Despite the fact that. The justification for reservation is to compensate for past discrimination, persecution or exploitation by the ruling class of a culture or to address existing discrimination. The principle of affirmative action is to promote social equality through the preferential treatment of socioeconomically disadvantaged people.

This book examines the principles underlining the policies of affirmative action evolved in two non-homogeneous and multi-ethnic societies-India and the United States. Despite the fact that the governments of India and the United States have, for over 50 years now, adopted a series of measures to overcome discrimination based on caste and race Cited by: 4.

India for Reservation. 5, likes 13 talking about this. Indian for reservation- Affirmative action * India needs reservation to fight the casteFollowers: K. For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law [Kennedy, Randall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the LawCited by: The book covers the various elements of affirmative action and justifies its merits and demerits on the bases of moral, ethical and human rights and : Amit Kumar Ukey.

Reservation System in India: Concept, Arguments and Conclusions. Reservation in common terms refers to an act of reserving, keeping back or withholding.

Reservation in Indian law is a form of affirmative action whereby a percentage of seats are reserved in the public sector units, union and state civil services, union and state government.

In “For Discrimination,’’ Harvard Law School professor Randall Kennedy issues a detailed argument in favor of affirmative action and its application via race-based methods. Kennedy, the. (About the book: Resevation and Affirmative Action, Models of Social Integration in India and the United States, by Arvind Sharma, Sage Publications, pagesPrice Rs.

Continue FREE with Ads.What is meant by reservation or affirmative action? In simple terms, reservation in India is all about reserving access to seats in the government jobs, educational institutions, and even legislatures to certain sections of the population.

Also known as affirmative action, the reservation can also be seen as positive discrimination. Reservation in India is a government policy, backed by the. Affirmative Action: Caste Reservation in India Caste Heads of India – Horniman Museum, London India’s waves of conquest and settlement left thousands of tribes intermingled, and with a prevailing ideology of patronage and spoils — tribal and caste ties determined social roles, down to the details of what kinds of jobs people could have.