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Job Reservation in India

Lansing, Paul and Kuruvilla, Sarosh (1986) Job Reservation in India. Labor Law Journal, 37 (9). pp. 653-659. ISSN 0023-6586

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Abstract

The concept of job reservation relies upon government intervention into the labor relations area in order to promote the rights of some particular portion of the population. The reasons for this intervention may come from diverse rationales but usually can be reduced to a political one. For example, after the miners’ riots of 1922 in South Africa, the government reserved certain jobs in the mining industry for whites only. In the United States, as a result of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as established to assist blacks and other minorities from discrimination through affirmative action programs.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 1986 Wolters Kluwer
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD2329 Industrialization > HD2329.I4 Industrialization - India
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD8682 Industrial Relations - India
Sets: Departments > Management
Date Deposited: 16 May 2018 15:06
Last Modified: 16 May 2018 15:06
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/87971

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