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Politics of preferential development: Trans-global study of affirmative action and ethnic conflict in Fiji, Malaysia and South Africa

Ratuva, Steven

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The book is a critical examination of affirmative action, a form of preferential development often used to address the situation of disadvantaged groups. It uses a trans-global approach, as opposed to the comparative approach, to examine the relationship between affirmative action, ethnic conflict and the role of the state in Fiji, Malaysia and South Africa. While affirmative action has noble goals, there are often intervening political and ideological factors in the form of ethno-nationalism...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2013-07
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/227831
DOI: 10.22459/PPD.07.2013
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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