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Subramanian, Ajantha

The Caste of Merit

Engineering Education in India

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    $49.95 / 45,00 € / £39.95*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    December 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-674-24347-7
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Just as Americans least disadvantaged by racism are most likely to call their country post‐racial, Indians who have benefited from upper-caste affiliation rush to declare their country a post‐caste meritocracy. Ajantha Subramanian challenges this belief, showing how the ideal of meritocracy serves the reproduction of inequality in Indian education.

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    336 pages
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English

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