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Affirmative action in higher education in India

VerГіnica C. Frisancho Robles

Affirmative action in higher education in India

targeting, catch up, and mismatch

by VerГіnica C. Frisancho Robles

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVerónica C. Frisancho Robles, Kala Krishna
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 17727, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 17727.
ContributionsKrishna, Kala, National Bureau of Economic Research
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25236834M
LC Control Number2011657586

Concerns that the Supreme Court would find the use of affirmative action in higher education to be unconstitutional were put to rest, as the court . The topic of affirmative actions in higher education consists of two interrelated areas of inquiry which have long been discussed in many different contexts. This article gives accounts about affirmative action and its cases in higher education in Malaysia. Beginning with a summary of various aspects of affirmative action, the article highlights.


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Affirmative action in higher education in India by VerГіnica C. Frisancho Robles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gupta, AFFIRMATIVE Affirmative action in higher education in India book IN INDIA AND THE US 2 central universities, prestigious professional schools, and elite colleges, such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), and National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).

The reservation issue has generated a polarized debate. Focusing on the area of higher education, this volume discusses the notion of 'affirmative action', a generic term covering diverse measures-quotas, special institutions for the underprivileged, extra points on a 'scale of deprivation'-that are employed to Cited by: 7.

Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India: Targeting, Catch Up, and Mismatch. Verónica C. Frisancho Robles, Kala Krishna.

Affirmative action policies in higher education are used in many countries to try to socially advance historically disadvantaged minorities. Equalizing Access Affirmative Action in Higher Education: India, US, and South Africa Zoya Hasan and Martha Nussbaum. Topical and interdisciplinary analysis; Case studies from India, USA, and South Africa; Eminent and internationally recognized contributors.

Abstract. Using detailed data on the graduating class from an elite engineering institution in India, we evaluate the impact of affirmative action policies in higher education focusing on three issues: targeting, catch up, and mismatch. We find that admission preferences effectively target minority students who are poorer than average displaced Cited by: Affirmative action in the form of reservation, to address issues of inclusion and equity in higher education, has been in place in India for a long time.

Evidence suggests that these policies have not been an unqualified success. What's more, policies that were to be temporary have not only persisted but expanded.

The Indian government’s rationale for affirmative action is that, in a more demanding academic setting, minority students can catch Affirmative action in higher education in India book with their peers and go on to high-paying careers that for generations would have been unattainable.

“Affirmative Action” and Equal Protection in Higher Education When federal courts have analyzed and addressed “affirmative action” in higher education, they have done so in two distinct but related senses, both under the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee File Size: 1MB. How Americans Feel About Affirmative Action In Higher Education Polls show that Americans broadly support the concept of affirmative action but oppose preferential treatment for minorities in.

Affirmative Action. 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.

Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India: Targeting, Catch Up, and Mismatch. Abstract: Affirmative action[1] and discriminatory measures are complex and controversial issues. The purpose of affirmative action is to speed up the establishment of a representative and unprejudiced workforce in addition to assist those who were in the past deprived by unfair discrimination to fulfill their highest potential.[2] The term itself invokes.

About this book Introduction This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in.

The advantages and disadvantages of Affirmative Action show us that promoting diversity can be good, but it should not happen at the expense of others. Equality is a goal we can all strive toward.

In some circumstances, a program like Affirmative Action. The Constitution (rd Amendment) Act,provides for 10% reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in higher educational institutions within the general category.

In this post, Devika Malhotra Sharma argues that the reservation would adversely affect all the other oppressed categories by shrinking the competitive pool of seats accessible to them. Reservation in India is a system of affirmative action that provides representation for historically and currently disadvantaged groups in Indian society in education.

The idea of human equality and the requirement from the state to provide equal opportunity to all lie at the foundation of modern democracy. Focusing on the area of higher education, this volume discusses the notion of 'affirmative action', a generic term covering diverse measures-quotas, special institutions for the underprivileged, extra points on a 'scale of4/5(3).

Affirmati ve Action 6 of non-discrimination and equal 0ppOltunity, moving towards a more pro-active stance of "anti-discrimination" (p. Citing economist Barbara Bergmann in his book, We Want Jobs: A History ofAffinnative Action, Robert Weiss () asselts that affirmative action has three main objecti ves: "1) to overcome discrimination; 2) to increase diversity.

An examination of affirmative action in India Questions are often raised about the need for and efficacy of affirmative action (AA) in India.

There are apprehensions about reservation of seats in government-aided educational institutions, government-sector jobs, and the. Affirmative action, too, has become race-exclusive and gender-neutral. The following paper makes an attempt to understand the nuances of a caste-based reservation policy in higher education in light of recent controversies, court verdicts, a subsequent amendment to the constitution in India; and affirmative action policies, court verdicts, and.

The case that will destroy affirmative action in higher education. that gutted the Voting Rights Act and has been trying for years to destroy affirmative action.

After losing a case involving. Downloadable. This paper measures the impact of quota-based affirmative action in higher education (HE) in India for Other Backward Classes (OBC), implemented from Since the immediate impact would be felt by OBCs who were eligible to go to college at the time of the implementation, we compare the differences in participation in HE by the younger ( Author: Rakesh Basant, Gitanjali Sen.

Recommended Citation. Martha Nussbaum, "Affirmative Action and the Goals of Education," in Equalizing Access: Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India, United States, and South Africa, Zoya Hasan & Martha Nussbaum eds.

(Oxford University Press, ).Author: Martha Nussbaum. Equalizing access: affirmative action in higher education in India, United States, and South Africa / edited by Zoya Hasan and Martha Nussbaum Oxford University Press New Delhi Australian/Harvard Citation. Hasan, Zoya. & Nussbaum, Martha Craven.

The purpose of affirmative action: Affirmative action was developed in the s to address racial inequality and racial exclusion in American society. Colleges and universities wanted to be seen as forward-thinking on issues of race. Then, in the late s, affirmative action went to the United States Supreme Court.

Affirmative Action in Higher Education affirmative action The policy was implemented by federal agencies enforcing the Civil Rights Act of and two executive orders, which provided that government contractors and educational institutions. Pros: 1. Promotes diversity: Affirmative action ensures there is diversity in the workplace promotes a culture of hard work, high performance, and innovation which will otherwise be unavailable.

Stops stereotypes: The higher percentage of people choose to surround themselves with like-minded individuals and to the implementation of affirmative action.

Get this from a library. Equalizing access: affirmative action in higher education in India, United States, and South Africa. [Zoya Hasan; Martha C Nussbaum;] -- Papers presented at a conference on 'Affirmative action in higher education in India, United States, and South Africa', held at New Delhi in March 2.

Rethinking Affirmative Action in Admissions to Higher Educational Institutions (Thomas E. Weisskopf) 3. Affirmative Action and the Goals of Education (Martha C.

Nussbaum) 4. Affirmative Action and the 'Efficiency Argument' (Prabhat Patnaik) 5. Indian Social Justice Vs. American Affirmative Action and the Case of Higher Education (P.S.

As a university president in the s (San Jose State) and then as a researcher and writer, Bunzel's long involvement with affirmative action in higher education has led him to conclude that the troubling issues of race and equality cannot be reduced to the easy categories of "right" versus "wrong." He objects to such moral absolutism (also reflected in California's.

By discussing affirmative action in higher education, this book enables us to question concepts such as equity, rights, and justice and evaluate how the demands of social movements have been necessary for the continuing search for the application of each one of these : Hardcover. Lisa M.

Rudgers and Julie A. Peterson led communications during the University of Michigan’s defense of affirmative action in the Gratz and Grutter cases. They are co-founders of Peterson Rudgers Group, a higher education strategy and branding firm.

Introduction. Affirmative action is one of the most highly contested policies in US higher education. Affirmative action refers to the ability of colleges and universities to act “affirmatively” with the goal of increasing racial diversity within their institutions. Affirmative action needs to evolve in the direction of economic analysis.

The U.S. Supreme Court should let it, and the Indian polity. No sector is more committed to diversity than higher education is, but it has proved to be one of the stickiest areas for affirmative action, both legally and : Louis Menand.

2. Rethinking Affirmative Action in Admissions to Higher Educational Institutions (Thomas E. Weisskopf) 3. Affirmative Action and the Goals of Education (Martha C. Nussbaum) 4. Affirmative Action and the 'Efficiency Argument' (Prabhat Patnaik) 5.

Indian Social Justice Vs. American Affirmative Action and the Case of Higher Education (P.S Pages: The affirmative action program, termed the “reservation” system, transformed life for many in the lower caste groups in India.

As recently asDalits held just percent of the most. Critics of affirmative action have made three principal arguments: (1) affirmative action constitutes reverse discrimination that lowers the odds of admission for ‘better’ qualified white students; (2) affirmative action creates a mismatch between the skills of the student and the abilities required for success at selective universities Cited by:   Affirmative Action and the University is the only full-length study to examine the impact of affirmative action on all higher education hiring practices.

Drawing on data provided by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, the authors summarize, track, and evaluate changes. Affirmative action in higher education has been a hotly contested issue in courts for decades, and new discussions on the issue have been sparked as the country awaits a Supreme Court decision in Fisher sity of Texas-Austin any day now.

"How" and "why" affirmative action should be implemented has been debated since its inception, and many wonder whether affirmative action Author: Kat Cohen. The Civil Rights Act of made it illegal to discriminate against students and college applicants on the basis of race or gender, but proving bias in college admissions is quite difficult.

As with discrimination in the hiring process, rejected applicants generally are not privy to the factors behind the decisions made by admissions personnel.

As a result, many schools adopted so .conducted studies of policy and administration in Washington. His books include The Effects of Federal Programs on Higher Education (), Contracting for Knowledge (), and Private Accreditation and Public Eligibility ().

Inhe directed an aborted study of affirmative action in higher education at the U.S. Commission on Civil. The explanation for the conspiracy of silence about affirmative action is easy to identify: As this year's entering class will quickly learn, higher education is dominated by the Left and racial preferences are the sacred cow of the Left.

Worse yet, critics of racial preferences are often retaliated against in both subtle and not so subtle : Scott Douglas Gerber.