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  • The Shashi Deshpande Analysis

    The modern women desires to have any job in order fulfill economic needs of the family. As for middle class family much importance is given to the maintenance of high standard of living. Many young girls of the middle and upper classes are educated for the cause of marriage and not based on careers. The majority of women held in a lower status. Though women have equal rights with men three are not enough jobs for women and working women are adequately protected from exploitation.…

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  • The Concepts Of Dharma And Karma And The Caste System In Hinduism

    one’s proper dharma extends even to the roles of the gods (Kinsley, D.R. 1993, p.89), highlighting how important it is. Each Caste duty is essential to the preservation of this order, including even the most ‘polluting’ jobs, such as those of the Dalits, and therefore each person is obliged to follow it (Kinsley, D.R. 1993, p.87). The neglect dharma would, therefore, bring about negative consequences. The observation, or non-observation, of one’s dharma is a factor in determining which Caste one…

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  • Characteristics Of Max Weber

    Theory of Social Action – Concept and types: Bureaucracy: Concept, Characteristics: bureaucracy and rationality. 3 Views on capitalism: Analysis of modern Capitalism. Protestant Ethic and Emergence of Capitalism; Role of ideas and Values in social change. 02. Charles Horton Cooley Intellectual background Cooley’s thought on primary Group. The Characteristics of primary Group. Importance of Primary Group. Charles Cooley’s concept of looking Glass self communication. Social Process,…

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  • Perspective And Identity In Bakha And Joothan's Untouchable

    communicating the emotions, thoughts and conflicts of a marginalised society. Their bitterness towards the subjugating higher classes along with their helplessness and constant urge yet failure to fight back allows the readers to understand the plight of the Dalits rather than just sympathise with them. While Bakha is a victim of subjugation and is pushed deeper into the realms of submission by his father, Valmiki was encouraged to study and was made to stay away from his family’s menial jobs.…

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  • State Labour Relations In Maharashtra

    formally employed. The unique class interests of informally employed workers were ignored by the CPM leaders. So the informal sector workers i.e. the class conscious proletariats must transform themselves into a revolutionary class-for-itself so that it can eventually seize political power from the bourgeoisie. This book forces the readers to ponder over the state-labour relations as state is nothing but means of projecting the class interest of the bourgeoisie. The informal sector workers can…

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  • Babylonian Justice System

    the Caste System ”was permanent until death” but said that the ancient Egyptians could “climb the social ladder by serving the pharaoh in the army.” I then went on comparing the belief of an “eternal life in paradise” to reincarnation as well as the Dalits to the peasants. For I have been I able to contrast these two systems I believe that my understanding of the Caste System and that of the ancient Egyptians was fully developed when I wrote this entry. Yet, maybe I could have compared the…

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  • Gender Discrimination In Arundhati Roy

    upper caste Christians, almost equivalent to Brahmans. Velutha, the male hero, too is a Christian, but the identity that marginalizes and in the end murders him is that of a Paravan, a Dalit. The story makes it clear that caste among Christians is as much a determiner of life chances as among ‘Hindus’ – with Dalits 2. Gender Discrimination in “The God of Small Things”: The Novel ‘The God of Small Things’ discusses one of the severe issues of gender discrimination in Indian society. In the novel…

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  • Analysis Of Fizza And Gaziya's Presentation On Violence Against Women In India

    Fizza and Gaziya’s presentation on violence against women in contemporary India provided an extensive look at the various forms that violence against women take place. These forms included rape, female infanticide, female foeticide, acid throwing, dowry deaths and some forms of sexual violence. In doing so, the group looked at some of the changing perceptions to these forms of violence in India and how these have been reflected in India’s Penal Code through amendments. They also provided many…

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  • Machismo In South Asian Culture

    Problem Statement In South Asian culture, as in many other cultures, there is a dominance of the masculinity. A strong history of South Asian hyper-masculinity, or machismo, has played an important role in the formation and perpetuation of local gender inequalities. The legacy left by ancient Indian tradition served as the basis fororthodox gender roles in South Asia, which in turn contributed to the widespread acceptance of a male dominated society. In ancient India the fundamental rights of…

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  • The Caste System In The Kite Runner

    “It’s just a Hazara” which shows he has no respect for Hazaras to where he refers to Hasaan as an it. This is taken from the rape scene, where Assef excuses his unaaceptable behavior because he is only harming a Hazara. According to the International Dalit Solidarity Network everyone is born into his or her caste system. So people who are discriminated against are only discriminated because that’s what they were born into and can’t help what they are born into. Which makes it wrong altogether to…

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