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Review of the Week
In this review, Dr. Mark Schneider considers Simon Chauchard's research on electoral quotas for scheduled castes in rural India. In particular, he highlights the contributions of his theoretical framework on the cognitive effects of this policy as well as the innovative mixed method research design that is employed to understand the effects of this program on attitudes and village social relations. Finally, he considers new research that should be inspired by this important work.
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