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Race and Descent as Social Categories in India
Closed and Open Social Stratification
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Adivasis agraharam areas association Backward Classes basis Bengal Brahmos British caste system Chapter cleavages conflict Congress constitute context cultural differentiated distinctive dominant caste Dumont economic elite endogamy exclusive extent fact factors Government Harijans higher Hindu Hindu society identity important increasingly inequality Justice Party Kallas Kayasthas kind landowners large number leaders Lingayats linguistic M. N. Srinivas Madras Maharashtra marriage middle class mobility modern Muslims Mysore Non-Brahmin Non-Brahmin Movement occupation Okkaligas panchayat particularly past Peasant castes play political system population position problems professional recruitment region relations ritual Sanskritization Scheduled Castes Scheduled Tribes sections of society segments Shri Vaishnava significance Smartha social structure South India Srinivas Sripuram status groups strata structural distance structures of power styles sub-caste subdivisions symbols Tamil Brahmins Tamilnad Tanjore district tend tion traditional system tribal unit unity upper castes urban Vadama Vaishnava village Western education word jati