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Readership: Students and scholars of education, sociology, political science, law, and public administration, and the informed general audience.
Zoya Hasan and Martha Nussbaum
Zoya Hasan is Professor, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Martha C. Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the Department of Philosophy, Law School, and Divinity School of the University of Chicago.
Introduction (Zoya Hasan and Martha C. Nussbaum)
1: On the Sites of Remedial Justice: Colleges, Clinics, and the State (Henry S. Richardson)
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. Krishnan)
6: Redressing the Colonial/Apartheid Legacy: Social Equity, Redress, and Higher Education Admissions in Democratic South Africa (Saleem Badat)
7: Affirmative Action in Higher Education: The Ambivalent Experience of the United States (Diane P. Wood)
8: How Parliament Discusses Reservations: Examining the Debates on the Central Educational Bill (Rajeev Dhavan)
9: Towards a New Paradigm for Ensuring Universal Access to Quality Education (Jayati Ghosh)
10: Social Justice and Higher Education in India Today: Markets, States, Ideologies, and Inequalities in a Fluid Context (Satish Deshpande)
11: Trapped in an Invisible Present: Muslims and Inequalities in Higher Education (Zoya Hasan)
12: After Reservations: Caste, Institutional Isomorphism, and Affirmative Action in the IITs (D. Parthasarthy)
Notes on Contributors