India is growing fast, yet the outlawed caste system still creates discrimination. So what is the Indian caste system? And how is it affecting modern India?
Just 5% of Indian marriages are inter-caste: survey
“Just five per cent of Indians said they had married a person from a different caste, says the first direct estimate of inter-caste marriages in India.”
Who are Dalits? & What is Untouchability?
“The word ‘Dalit’ comes from the Sanskrit root dal- and means ‘broken, ground-down, downtrodden, or oppressed.'”
Affirmative Action and Peer Effects: Evidence from Caste Based Reservation in General Education Colleges in India
“Proponents of affirmative action policies in higher education argue that the benefi- ciaries of affirmative action could gain academically from positive peer effects, whereas critiques argue that they could fall behind due to competition with better prepared peers.”
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