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Affirmative Action and Reservations in the American and Indian Labor Markets: Are They Really That Bad?

Edward Montgomery

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The theoretical and empirical evidence of the economic effects of affirmative action or quota (positive discrimination) programmes for minority racial groups in the USA, and of reservations of ... More


Pluralism and Liberalism

André Béteille

in Democracy and Its Institutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080961
eISBN:
9780199082049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080961.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines pluralism and liberalism, both of which are widely used to characterize Indian society. It argues that, although their meanings overlap to some extent, there are also important ... More


Widening participation to higher education

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on widening participation to undergraduate higher education. It considers when in the ‘pipeline’ to higher education these socio-economic patterns first appear, when are they ... More


Women in the DUP: ‘The Backbone of the Party’

Jonathan Tonge

in The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198705772
eISBN:
9780191775215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705772.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The shortfall of female representatives in the DUP is often blamed on the reluctance of women to stand for election, as opposed to the existence of any barriers to participating in the political ... More


Party and State: Gender Equality in Political Decision-making

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In 1966, the Cuban president Fidel Castro publicly recognized the importance of the involvement of women and their participation into the new Cuban social project. Although women were actively ... More


Gender Equality and Electoral Politics: The 2002–2003 National Elections

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the selection process made by the National Candidate Commission in order to provide a final candidate list for the national elections of 2002–2003. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Complementary Approaches: Japanese Disability and Employment Law

Ryoko Sakuraba

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In Japan, positive discrimination toward people with disabilities exists. Public and private bodies are legally obliged to employ a certain number of people with disabilities (employment quotas). ... More


The Social Revolution and the First Amendment

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter opens by giving the general background of property issues followed by their treatment in the First Amendment. It discusses the First Amendment's provisions relating to property, focusing ... More


Institutional Structures, Party Selection, and Spotty Tights: Women in the Ulster Unionist Party

Thomas Hennessey, Máire Braniff, James W. McAuley, Jonathan Tonge, and Sophie A. Whiting

in The Ulster Unionist Party: Country Before Party?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198794387
eISBN:
9780191835889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794387.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 9 assesses the representation and roles of women in the UUP. Women represent 30 per cent of members of the Northern Ireland Assembly and 25 per cent of local councillors However, compared to ... More


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