Caste

Caste is a form of social stratification characterized by endogamy, hereditary transmission of a style of life which often includes an occupation, ritual status in a hierarchy, and customary social interaction and exclusion based on cultural notions of purity and pollution. Its paradigmatic ethnographic example is the division of India's Hindu society into rigid social groups, with roots in India's ancient history and persisting to the present time. However, the economic significance of the caste system in India has been declining as a result of urbanization and affirmative action programs. A subject of much scholarship by sociologists and anthropologists, the …

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Jiva Institute of Vedic Studies · 4 February 2024 English

adhikāra for Gauḍīya texts? Can one prove that the ācāryas intended for all Vaiṣṇavas, regardless of caste, to read their theological works? Answer: I will give certain references for this: 1. Tattva Sandarbha

ācāryas intended for all Vaiṣṇavas, regardless of caste, to read their theological works? Answer: I will


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 January 2024 English

This lexicon was published in January 2024 by Kuviraa India, an organization that engages adolescent girls and young women in civic and political discourse. This working document, slated to be …

describing a society without the traditional Hindu caste system, not discriminating any individuals based educationally disadvantaged groups outside the Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories. 41. Parliamentary Historically disadvantaged communities based on the caste system. 49. Scheduled Tribes (ST): Indigenous or


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 7 November 2023 English

Cleaning Human Waste: “Manual Scavenging,” Caste, and Discrimination in India

Cleaning Human Waste: “Manual Scavenging,” Caste, and Discrimination in India


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 18 October 2023 English

such as theirs continue to live in makeshift structures without electricity and water. Getting a caste certificate that will make them eligible for housing is expensive and difficult

structures without electricity and water. Getting a caste certificate that will make them eligible for housing


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 16 August 2023 English

This handbook was released on August 16, 2023, by the Supreme Court of India. Ideated as a knowledge resource of the e-Committee of the Supreme Court, this handbook aims to …

stereotypes based on their nationality, region, caste, gender, disability, sexuality, skin colour, physical writing an examination. A student from an oppressed caste who is aware of the stereotype about their community writing an examination. A student from an oppressed caste who is aware of the stereotype about their community survivor / victim to delay their reporting. Dominant caste men do not want to engage in sexual relations with assault or rape by an oppressed caste woman against a dominant caste man is false. Rape and sexual violence


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 August 2023 English

This report was released by Asar Social Impact Advisors, a Karnataka-based research organisation, in August 2023. It was authored by Vidyuth Sreenivasan, Neha Saigal and Saumya Shrivastava at Asar.Household air …

008 Patnaik, Sasmita, and Jha Shaily. (2020). Caste, class and gender in determining access to energy:


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 17 July 2023 English

shaping, lacquering and stamping it. Despite the glamour surrounding the game, this continues to be a caste-based occupation

glamour surrounding the game, this continues to be a caste-based occupation


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 13 July 2023 English

The Linguistic Survey of India (LSI) is an ongoing project of the Government of India that aims to document and study how languages have changed in the country over the …

and death differ from region to region, from caste to caste, and from religion to religion. A number


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 29 June 2023 English

Rekhatai, a devotee of Vithoba is singing devotional songs and poems as she joins the kaartik wari – the annual walk to Pandharpur temple in Solapur district

Fellow. She reports on the intersection of gender, caste and labour. Senthalir is a 2023 fellow of the Chevening


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 21 June 2023 English

A gloomy song about a young girl from Kachchh who is estranged from her family after marriage, or perhaps because of it

friendships and the latest village scandals to unjust caste relations that determine water usage unfolds around


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