The most famous example of a caste system is the Hindu caste system of ancient India, with Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka having similarly structured systems. Nepalese castes are directly derived from the Hindu castes found in India, but the Pakistani social structure is not widely recognized as cast
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While there are not really any official caste systems still in place, India is a good example of a country that still endures the legacy of a caste system. Certain minority groups in India, such as the Dalits in Bangalore, still suffer from certain caste related prejudices, for example.
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While the United States does not have a formal caste system or any tradition of one like India does, some argue otherwise. For example, Isabel Wilkerson argues that America does have a caste system that manifests as racial inequality in her 2012 NYTimes.com article.
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The caste system in India began about 100 B.C. when a holy text explicitly forbade intermarriages across the four classes of people living in India at the time. Occupational restrictions and forbidden intermarriages, which curtailed further social interactions, hardened the caste system.
Negative aspects of the caste system in modern India are political, educational and social discrimination as well as adverse effects on individual's self-esteem. Additionally, even in integrated caste systems, there is very little communication or interaction between castes. Although India's rising
The different levels in the Indian caste system are the Brahmins, the Kshatriyas, the Vaishyas, the Shudras, the Adivasi and the Dalits. While Indian law prohibits discrimination by caste, the system still appears to have an important connection to social mobility in India.
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