Bibliographic Details

Equalizing access : affirmative action in higher education in India, United States, and South Africa / edited by Zoya Hasan and Martha Nussbaum.

Imprint New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Description xii, 273. ; 22 cm.
Language English
Subject Affirmative action programs in education -- India.
Affirmative action programs in education -- United States.
Affirmative action programs in education -- South Africa.
Affirmative action programs in education.
South Africa.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Hasan, Zoya. 1947-
Nussbaum, Martha C. (Martha Craven), 1947-
ISBN 9780198075059 (hbk.)
0198075057 (hbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Papers presented at a conference on 'Affirmative action in higher education in India, United States, and South Africa', held at New Delhi in March 2008.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. On the Sites of Remedial Justice: Colleges, Clinics, and the State
  • 2. Rethinking Affirmative Action in Admissions to Higher Educational Institutions
  • 3. Affirmative Action and the Goals of Education
  • 4. Affirmative Action and the 'Efficiency Argument'
  • 5. Indian Social Justice versus American Affirmative Action and the Case of Higher Education
  • 6. Redressing the Colonial/Apartheid Legacy: Social Equity, Redress, and Higher Education Admissions in Democratic South Africa
  • 7. Affirmative Action in Higher Education: The Ambivalent Experience of the United States
  • 8. How Parliament Discusses Reservations: Examining lie Debates on the Central Educational Bill
  • 9. Towards a New Paradigm for Ensuring Universal Access to Quality Education
  • 10. Social Justice and Higher Education in India Today: Markets, States, Ideologies, and Inequalities in a Fluid Context
  • 11. Trapped in an Invisible Present: Muslims and Disparities in Higher Education
  • 12. After Reservations: Caste, Institutional Isomorphism, and Affirmative Action in the IITs
  • Notes on Contributors