The Caste System In The Modern World

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Caste system is rigid in genetic background, occupation, socialization, and marriage. Affiliation within a division of caste is based on birth. Marriages are mandatory within a caste, education is based on the caste, occupation is strongly determined by caste, and mobility is impossible. The United States class system is mobile, marriages are mobile, education obtainable, and the structure of the class is determined by various factors with complete mobility to move within other classes. Discrimination is prevalent in both countries and laws have been created and amended to protect those discriminated against, internationally and nationally. Unlike the United States Equal Rights Amendment and International Human Rights, India’s jurisprudence is the issue and controversy surrounding discrimination and the law; in …show more content…
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