A Contrast Between the Caste System in India and America

Caste is defined so as to be useful culturally. The cross-comparison of both systems (India and U.S.) shows some similarities. The comparison of interracial relationships and the five categories are both based on color, birth, ancestors and certain socio-economic conditions. In India, there are five groups which are the Brahman; the priest, the Kshatriya; the warriors, the Vishay’s; the traders, the Shudra; the workmen and those who cannot belong to any of these groups are the untouchables.

These systems are in place to bring the most disadvantaged to accept their conditions.

The highly placed want them to understand that everything is normal, they are what their ancestors have wanted them to be. I read somewhere the intervention of an Indian born in the United States who went to his home country had to change its name because it was warned that nobody will come near to him because of his membership.

But about the US, their system is divided in four-class model that includes the upper class applied to a wide array of elite; high salaries and have the potential wealth, the upper middle; these people are highly educated whose work is largely self-directed, the middle class; these people work in supporting occupation with an academic degree or a college degree and the working or the lower class constituted of most of the population and work at the tier in the social hierarchy.

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