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Towards Ethnoliterature

entire arrangement is the role of the ruling party and the way policies get formulated. As argued in greater detail in the second section, Weiner proposes that many policies, particularly those dealing with issues of ethnic based territoriality and federalism, as also with the entire regime of compensatory affirmative action, though instituted to accommodate interests and mute conflict, actually end up increasing them. Noteworthy in this regard is his discussion of India's minorities, and the implications of their unending quest to transform themselves into majorities.

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