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Affirmative Action in India:An Alternative Perspective

Explanations provided for the necessity of affirmative discrimination are basically fleshed out in two approaches, i e, forward-looking and backward-looking. A critique of both these approaches is made in this paper followed by the construction of an alternative perspective from ideas derived from recent ethical theories which emphasise cross-time values, narrative perspective, historical context and organic unity.

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