Essays about: "caste system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words caste system.

  1. 1. Barriers to education among Dalit girls: accessibility of educational opportunities in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Neeti Pradhan; [2021]
    Keywords : Dalit; Inequality; Poverty; Education; Barrier; Socio-cultural norms; Discrimination; caste system; awareness; household; self-internalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unequal access to education still remains a major problem especially in developing countries such as Nepal. The caste system in Nepal creates a hierarchy of social groups which has resulted in unequal power distribution and unequal access to resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Observed hydro-climatic trends and local perceptions of water availability: a mixed-methods study in Marsyandi river basin, Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Ekström; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; ETCCDI; climate indices; RHESSys; Himalaya; socio-hydrology; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the central Himalayas, water dynamics are expected to change due to multiple factors like climate change, hydro power development and shifting land use practices. This thesis looks at possible changes in water dynamics in Marsyandi river basin, Nepal, as well as causes to those changes and how they are perceived locally. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power dynamics and the construction of social categories among matchubes and rimbeh in Nokuta village, The Gambia – A qualitative case study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Isabella Sjölander Thunberg; [2019]
    Keywords : social stratification caste; matchube; dimo rimbeh; social categories; categories of difference; descent-based discrimination; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Like many other West African countries, The Gambia faces challenges regarding discrimination based on descent, which relates to the inherited disadvantage of being born into a specific group (RADDHO & IDSN, 2012). This sociological case study has the analytical purpose of discussing the case of social stratification and descent-based discrimination in the Fulani village of Nokuta in The Gambia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dalit Literature and Experience A Journey towards Empathy : Character portrayals in short stories of Jayprakash Kardam and Ajay Navaria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : David Dymén; [2019]
    Keywords : Dalit; Dalit Literature; Dalit Consciousness; change of heart; experience; empathy; sympathy; caste-system in India; casteism; short story; character analysis; Jayprakash Kardam; Ajay Navaria; Hindi literature; Dalit cetnā; hṛday parivartan; anubhūti; samānubhūti; sahānubhūti;

    Abstract : During the last decades, a Hindi Dalit literary movement has emerged in North India. This essay is a study and comparison on character portrayals in short stories by two authors from this movement, Jayprakash Kardam and Ajay Navaria. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education Meets Gender : Tracing the Beginning of Learning Gender, the Search for Identity and Representation in Indian Textbooks

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Manushi Desai; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; intersectionality; representation; education; Indian textbooks; Indian feminism;

    Abstract : Gender equality is something that most countries around the globe are trying to achieve. Education is one of the major factors that can bring about significant change as it can shape young minds to nurture a more equal future. READ MORE