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Social Mobility: Caste and Class Hierarchy, Pre-Industrial Time Class System

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Social Mobility

Social Mobility

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  • The traditional Indian society was based on caste system in which there was no possibility of an individual moving up or going down in the hierarchy since we belong to the group in which he was born.
  • Any social mobility was only possible in terms of the group as a whole in one area. Such a mobility though rare did happened. In ancient India the kings were supposed to belong to the Kshatriya caste the famous Maurya Empire and the Gupta Empire was built by the

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Evolution: the Perception of Social Evolution, Authenticity of Social Evolution, Characteristics of Social Evolution

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Evolution

  • The term evolution is derived from the Latin word evolves which means to develop or to unfoldVisas. It is equal to the Sanskrit word .
  • Evolution factually means gradually unfolding or unrolling.
  • It signifies changes from within and not from without. It implies continuous changes that take place particularly in some structures.
  • The concept of evolution applies more accurately to the internal growth of a living being.
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The Perception of Social Evolution

  • Social evolution is used to clarify the evolution of human civilization, which means the evolution of man’s social relationships.
  • Originally, sociologist and Anthr

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