The Impact of Affirmative Action in India: More Political than Socioeconomic

  title={The Impact of Affirmative Action in India: More Political than Socioeconomic},
  author={Christophe Jaffrelot},
  journal={India Review},
  pages={173 - 189}
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  • C. Basnet
  • Sociology
    Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
  • 2021
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