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caste

a specialized individual amongst social insects. Examples of castes are workers and drones in a bee colony.
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After rigorous deliberation seven consensus points were put forward to all political parties reps like political parties should discourage casteism, nepotism and dynastic politics in AJK, Ershad said.
Throughout the book, Sherinian highlights the ways in which Dalits--in the face of systemic marginalization based on casteism, sexism, and classism-have used folk music as an expressive medium for liberation theology.
Political behavior emerges from political culture and political culture is influenced by regionalism ethnicity rural and urban lives mass and elite behavior and sectarianism and casteism.
A plethora of challenges confront India viz achieving high growth rates, unemployment, casteism, feudalism, religious bigotry, building urban/rural infrastructure.
While fighting apartheid was what made Mandela a household name and a voice of hope for millions crushed under the weight of racism and casteism, it was the spirit of reconciliation that he upheld which makes him an inspirational hero.
One of the issues that this document, which inordinately emphasizes on "full realization of unity" of churches, would raise for the Churches in India would be the question of factors of disunity within churches (intra-church disunity) and the intersection of theological and ecclesial factors with the so called cultural factors like casteism to reproduce "divisions" which distort the unity of the church.
Indian media today are more regional and divisive than diverse, and are overwhelmingly driven by sensationalism, politicisation, regionalisation, corruption and casteism.
It is clear that given the pivotal role he now has in national affairs, he and his team will have to formulate a view on the important issues of communalism and casteism.
Institutional casteism has not been properly discussed in India .
of San Diego) gather together seven chapters that examine how the phenomenon of "exoticization" is used by writers of South Asian descent to critically examine the post-colonial ramifications of casteism, religious intolerance, and gender violence across different cultural contexts in the region, and how current perceptions of "native" and "diasporic" South Asian subjects problematize ideologies of authenticity across Western-Eastern divides.
Believe me, sometimes casteism and communalism can play havoc, not only with us but with animals too.
The event, called Hinduism, Casteism and Development promises a unique insight into the social impact of the caste system.