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Unformatted text preview: supported by men from middle- and upper-caste groups who fear the erosion of their castes political influence and who resent, in particular, the extension of the quota system for government jobs and seats in universities to lower-caste groups (World Regional Geography, 418). One advantage India has had in the recent past is its growing number of jobs. Manufacturing has made its way to India as well as many high skilled jobs. This has increased demand in the United States for Indias highly skilled workers. One factor that attributes to this success is Indias relatively low real estate costs and salaries. This allows United States businesses to higher cheaper workers from India but at the same time this is helping the workers. They are being paid more than they would make from any company in India which raises their standard of living (World Regional Geography, 415)....
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