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Affirmative action and the question of general category in India: judicial treatment of constitutional, legislative, and executive interventions in determining backwardness and intra-classification challenges

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The proliferation of reservations based on persistent demands of upper-castes or advantaged groups has given rise to a complex set of recurrent legislative interventions in India. 2019-Amendment provision of quota benefits to EWS or socially advantaged sections based on economic disadvantage marks a crucial shift in the constitutional policy of reservations. This thesis critically engages with the constitutional and state legislative reservations policies, and their judicial treatment, for EW...

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SSD
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Law
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Law Faculty
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Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
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University of Oxford

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