• The Indian Caste System
    The Evolution of the Indian Caste The term "Hinduism" originated from the word "India" and it refers to variety of religious traditions and philosophies that have developed in India over thousands of years. It is known that the Indian society was based on the caste system, but according to one...
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    sustained their way of life and gave them a good chance of enjoying the afterlife. Another way the caste system reflected on the Indian society is by the order in which each classification is organized from the one which have the most effect on the society to the least benefit of the society...
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  • Impacts of Family Traditions and Religion in India
    what set of Dharma one must follow. This caste system tells one whom they can and cannot marry. This caste system directly impacts all of Indian society lives greatly. To me this caste system reflects a segregated community that judge's people on the mere fact of their birth. This segregation...
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  • Community Health Nursing
    politics and technology, its people need to realize that the human rights of its indigenous population are an important part of the balance of a democracy, because as long as there are still vestiges of the caste system present in Indian society, then its people will not be prepared for...
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  • Hindu Caste System
    Vedas. In Conclusion, Sanatana Dharma had a tremendous effect on the political/social institution called the Caste System that shaped Indian society for centuries....
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  • Caste System on India
    Indian society. This book will really help me dive into the Indian caste system and will provide me with an overall and deeper view into the many aspects of the caste system and its effects on India today. Ostor, A, L. Fruzzetti, and S. Barnett. (1982). Concepts of a person: kinship, caste, and...
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    es were poor. Thus, he argued that the cause of trauma was not in the caste system, but elsewhere. Judged by the standards being applied to India, Gandhi claimed, every human society would fail. He acknowledged that the caste system in India spiritually blinded some Indians, then added that this...
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  • Caste System: Confinement of the Indian People under a Glass Ceiling
    seen. Purusa’s mouth, arms, thighs, and feet represent the four castes, Brahmans, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, and Shudras respectively (History, n.d.). Practiced since 1200 BC, each individual of the Indian society is born into one of the four main social classes in the Caste System. One can be born into...
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  • British Takeover of India
    improvement in the economy and industrialization of India through the British occupation, the negative consequences felt by the Indian population outweigh any good that they may have done. While the British resided in India, they established a social ranking complex called a caste system. The caste...
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  • The Caste System
    Aryans who had a very strong social class system and therefore it became integrated into Indian society and into Indian history. Each class had different categories and different functions; an individual could be at the top of the ranks in the social structure or could be at the very bottom depending...
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  • Untouchables in India and Japan
    people within these communities, there is still a great level of discrimination against the Indian untouchables, the Dalits, and Japanese untouchable population, the Burakumin. A Dalit is a member of the lowest rank in the Hindu caste system and Indian society. The term, Dalit, translates to...
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  • Marriage
    days. However, with time, things changed and inter caste marriage also became a part of the society. Marriages are regarded as the most important social custom and hence, were viewed as the best means to remove the barrier of caste system. Today, in Indian society, though we can see inter caste...
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  • Indian Caste System
    -49). Even though scholars like Dirk may argue that the caste system has its roots in colonization, ancient Hindu texts dating back to the Vedic age prove that the Indian caste system had its root deep in traditional Indian society long before the East Indian Company began to colonize India. The...
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  • Social Issues in India
    issues like caste system, dowry, substance abuse etc.; examine the issues related with vulnerable groups like the children, women and the elderly people; and discuss economic issues like poverty and unemployment. Indian Culture and Heritage Secondary Course Socio-Cultural Issues in Contemporary India...
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  • Caste and Patriarchy
    believer of the ‘vedic’ caste system. It was Ambedker, who brought the caste argument in relation with many other socio-economic-cultural identities. For Ambedker caste was a lens to see the more precise and accurate nature of Indian society. So, as he and many thinkers who proceeded him, made it very...
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  • God of Small Things
    Indian society and how it influences many aspects of the society life, including the family life, the neighborhood relationship, political condition and so on. At least, there are three cultural values can be reached after reading this novel, they are about the caste, gender, and cultural...
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    lowest caste? Caste as Jati (p. 245-246) 18. How did Jati make the caste system for complex? 19. How did India’s caste system differ from China’s class system? The Functions of Caste (p. 246) 20. How did the caste system make Classical Indian civilization...
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    have some sort of functional social stratification. The only difference is that in most cases it remains in an elementary from and elastic. The peculiar feature of the Indian caste system is that in India the aforesaid process has crystalized into watertight compartments. And it has become permanent...
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  • India Caste System
    ) Attitude to hierarchy A) The India's caste system India has a hierarchical caste system in the society. Within Indian culture, Hindu or Muslim, urban or village, virtually all things, people, and groups of people are ranked according to various essential qualities. The social Hierarchy is...
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  • The origins and functions of the Hindu Caste System
    impacting the Indian society's support of a strict caste system. It remains to be seen however, whether or not complete abandonment of the Hindu castes and traditions will ever take place, and/or if this change will have a destabilizing effect on Indian society as a whole. Historically though, human...
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