ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Social and Conceptual Background to the Policy of Reservation

This article highlights the main theoretical arguments given by the proponents and opponents of the reservation policy in India and the US. In the current era of neo-capitalism and globalisation, both countries are struggling to balance their humanitarian responsibilities with the demands of greater decontrol and private initiative, which are integral to the market economy. This has an effect on their affirmative action programmes.

National Population Policy 2000: Re-examining Critical Issues

With many states now having evolved and announced state population policies, there is a need to examine their links with the central policy and also to take a closer look at the experience of implementing the policy. While there has been some change in the content of the policy the blinkered vision on population and people's needs continues to be evident.
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