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Judicial discourse on India's affirmative action policies: the challenge and potential of sub-classification

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This thesis is primarily concerned with the distribution of quotas in higher education and public employment within identified beneficiary groups. In a system of quotas based on preferential treatment of groups, the question about which members of the group must benefit over others is a crucial one. One of the main themes in the thesis is to critically analyse the judicial understanding about the nature of these groups. The homogeneity (in backwardness) that is attached to beneficiary grou...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:69493f4c-a6e3-48df-bee1-08bc3c8f4a41
Local pid:
ora:12388

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