Title: Mandal commission agitations: a comparison of affirmative action programmes of USA and India: a case study

Authors: Devi Akella

Addresses: College of Business, Albany State University, Albany, GA 31705, USA

Abstract: This case study revolves around a teenager, Amit's involvement in the anti-Mandal movement at Delhi University in 1990. The case study traces, the political scenario in India and at Delhi University campus, the implementation of Mandal Commission Report and its dire consequences raising questions about affirmative action and reverse discrimination.

Keywords: caste discrimination; racial discrimination; equal employment opportunities; affirmative action; reverse discrimination; USA; United States; India.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2012.050910

International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2012 Vol.9 No.4, pp.461 - 479

Published online: 20 Aug 2014 *

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