• Mass Communication Effects on Indian Society
    ABSTRACT Our world today is increasingly driven by a mass media due to the explosion of different means of communication, especially electronic communication such as satellite TV and Internet. The media is viewed as a source of power that influences, controls, and promotes new standards in the so
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  • The Caste System
    The Caste System When talking about the caste system, many people think negatively about the subject. It seems strange to say that the caste system exists in Nepal. The caste system exists in every country around the world, maybe not like in Nepal but in one way or another. The existence of super
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  • Indian Caste System
    The Indian caste system describes the system of social stratification and social restrictions in India in which social classes are defined by thousands of endogamous hereditary groups, often termed jātis or castes. Within a jāti, there exist exogamous groups known as gotras, the lineage or clan of
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  • 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 o
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  • Indian Caste System vs. Modern Social Stratification
    ESSAY Subject: History of Civilizations Question: 1. Analyze the Indian caste system and compare it to modern social stratification of the society. Discuss and identify similarities and differences. "Birth is not the cause, my friend; it is virtues which are the cause of auspiciousne
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  • Caste System in India
    The caste system, or Varna, of India, came about when the Aryan speaking Nomadic groups came to India about 1500B.C.. The Aryan priests divided society into a caste system with four parts. This system determined Indian occupations. The priests and teachers were the highest caste. The second in rank
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  • Hinduism: the Caste System
    The Caste system is a description of the way the people in the Hindu society were divided on the basis of their talents and the corresponding vocations (Sarma); it was once supposedly devised to bring order, discipline and specialization. It "lays down social, moral and ethical precepts for the guid
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  • Caste System
    Caste systems are hereditary systems of social class with cultural pluralism in many parts of the world. Today, it is most commonly associated with the Indian caste system and the Varna in Hinduism. In a caste society, the assignment of individuals to places in the social hierarchy is decided by soc
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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 p
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  • The Caste System
    The Caste System In ancient India, people classified into political groups known as castes. Castes were part of the Aryan caste system, or a fixed social class into which they were born. This system divided people into four different groups, the Brahmins, the Kshatriyas, the Vaishyas, and th
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  • Caste System
    A caste is a division of society based on occupation and family lineage. Although many other nations are characterized by social inequality, perhaps nowhere else in the world has inequality been so elaborately constructed as in the Indian institution of caste. The Indian caste system is unique in th
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  • Status of Women in Contemporary Indian Society
    “STATUS OF WOMEN IN CONTEMPORARY INDIAN SOCIETY” - KRITIKA RASTOGI STATEMENT OF PURPOSE To critically analyse the role and status of women in the contemporary Indian society and the crimes committe
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  • Hinduism and the Caste System
    Hinduism and the Caste System The country of India is unique to the rest of the world through its rich cultural and religious diversity. One of the dominant religions in India is actually one of the least common in the world, Hinduism has had its roots traced back thousands and thousands of yea
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  • Caste System in India
    The caste system described on Wikipedia, is the social stratification and social restrictions in the Indian subcontinent, in which social classes are defined by thousands of endogamous hereditary groups, often termed as jātis or castes.The caste system in India can be explained more of the a comple
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  • Caste System
    What is caste? (This is an essay in the materialist interpretation of caste from a comparative global perspective. For research purposes, or for further reading, please consult the sources listed at the bottom of the page.) A caste is a social group defined by its traditional hereditary occupa
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  • The Caste System
    The Caste System and the Stages of Life in Hinduism http://www.friesian.com/caste.htm The pattern of social classes in Hinduism is called the "caste system." The chart shows the major divisions and contents of the system. Basic caste is called varn.a, or "color." Subcaste, or jâti, "birth, life,
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  • Evil of the Caste System
    Hindu society is plagued by the ills of caste system and of late, this problem has taken the proportions of Goliath and is threatening the very integrity of the nation. The society in India is rather divided on the basis of caste and not a single day passes without an incident where caste becomes th
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  • Caste System
    Caste system The Hindu social order does not recognise individual as a centre for social purpose. For the Hindu social order is primarily based on Class or Varna and not on individuals. Originally and formally the social order recognised four classes :Brahmins, Kshatriyas. Vaishyas and Shudras. A f
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  • Caste System
    The title suggests that the caste system in India is a lethal curse, but there’s something fascinating about its history that we cannot deny the fact that at some point of time in the ancient past, it was more of a boon to the society of those days. It’s a common belief that the caste system
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  • American Revolution's Effects on American Society
    One of the most significant events in United States history was the American Revolution. However, the significance of the event did not lay in the number of casualties or in Revolutionary wartime strategies. The importance of the Revolution lay in its effects of American Society. This landmark in Am
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