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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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It is common knowledge that in general the caste system is seen as the most dangerous and pernicious heritage from the past; Tagore shares this opinion and considers this peculiar social order to be the biggest evil in India.
If India is to avert the problems of political instability and emerge as a stable and prosperous democracy, it has to address fractious political parties, multilingualism, the caste system, half-hearted economic reforms, corruption, and a moribund industrialization process.
Whether or not Dumont 'identifies' with or 'imitates' Brahman values in his theory of the caste system is an entirely different matter.
such as the] key structural features of the caste system including why dharma is a central cultural category.
In part, this paternalistic attitude may be related to the caste system and the large number of persons with cerebral palsy who also have mental retardation.
However, the different approach adopted in the study is that the sectoral transformation of the economy, as indicated by intergenerational occupational mobility, has been assumed to have important behavioural consequences for the members belonging to different sections of the community whose social structure is characterized by caste system.
Yes, I want to explain something different on the caste system in India," he said this as he was gazing out into the horizon through the glass of the window of the hall.
EXPRESSING shock at incidents such as the 2010 Mirchipur riots, the Supreme Court said that the end of caste system in India remained a mirage, while the idea of people of all castes and religion living happily together was only confined to discourses.
Our understanding of their deaths will be incomplete until we recognize the role of the caste system in India\'s rape crisis.
CASTEWATCHUK has organised a rally outside the Indian High Commission, saying women at the bottom of India's caste system are su[euro]ering increasing violence.
An interaction with the elderly here unveils the genesis of the caste system in Leh.
Unfortunately, they are Christians, and this caste system creates lots of problems.