Affirmative Action in Plural Societies: International Experiences

Affirmative Action in Plural Societies: International Experiences

by Graham Brown
     
 

Global contributors discuss the theoretical controversies concerning the merits and demerits of affirmative action, and explain why affirmative action is needed in multi-ethnic countries. They analyze actual experience with affirmative action policies – their origin, nature and consequences – in nine countries.

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Global contributors discuss the theoretical controversies concerning the merits and demerits of affirmative action, and explain why affirmative action is needed in multi-ethnic countries. They analyze actual experience with affirmative action policies – their origin, nature and consequences – in nine countries.

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"This book provides a perceptive overview of affirmative action and an insightful set of papers on policy contexts, practices and outcomes in seven countries…It makes a welcome and important contribution to the literature, as evidenced in the range of perspectives and points of contention reviewed above." - European Journal of Development Research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230277809
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Series:
Conflict, Inequality and Ethnicity Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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