soc 100 - Cassidy Carpenter Soc 100 Class Vs Caste The...

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Unformatted text preview: Cassidy Carpenter Soc 100 Class Vs Caste The Class and Caste systems are two totally separate systems in societies, or so it appears. While it may appear that the Class system may appear to be fairer than the Caste system, when it comes down to bare bones of both systems, they both come from the same general ideas. The Caste system is something completely different than the Class system that is used here in the United States. The Caste system is when a person’s social position is given at birth. A persons values are assessed in terms of religious or traditional beliefs. The Caste System is a closed system, which means that this system is stratified in which there is no movement from one rank to the other. While it may seem like these two systems are completely different, taking a look at what causes these two systems make them more similar than people may think. Why do we have these systems? We have them because people judge, whether you are an “open system” or a “closed system” nether would exist without inequality. people judge, whether you are an “open system” or a “closed system” nether would exist without inequality....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Mcguinty during the Spring '08 term at Western Illinois University.

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