Economic Anthropology is the study of different kinds of economic life and its evolution. Aim of Economic Anthropology (by Ralph Piddington) To gather information about economic human nature. To study the process and result of economic contacts. To study primitive society and economic institutions in their most elementary form. Three interrelated aspects of Economic systems […]
Following are the 7 Characteristics of Caste in India according to G S Ghurye:
Religion is said to be that system of beliefs related to…. On the other hand, Magic is the means by which supernatural power is….
Religion and its impact on Society: Religion is a social-cultural system of a collection of beliefs that are based on the faith in a god or gods and the activities associated with it.
Swa-Dharma (“own dharma”) is a set of moral principles to be served ….whereas, Sadharan Dharma is…
Sikhism was, essentially, a monotheistic and egalitarian religious movement that originated in Punjab at the end of the 15th century CE. But, as it faced the outbreak…..
The Society in Post-Mauryan Period was characterized by a number of changes. Much higher degree of social rigidity developed during the Period.
Endogamy Endogamy is a marriage within the same group to which we belong to. Examples – Jews, Polynesians, French Canadians and etc. Exogamy Exogamy is marriage outside the group. Example – Gotra exogamy – North Indian Hindu kinship does not marry their brothers and sisters. It is based on lineage. Monogamy Marriage in which a […]