Caste, class, & race a study in social dynamics. by Oliver Cromwell Cox

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Caste,
  • Social classes,
  • Race relations

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [585]-600.

Book details

StatementIntrod. by Joseph S. Roucek.
LC ClassificationsHT609 .C7
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 624 p.
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6026417M
LC Control Number48000338

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Race, class, ethnic background, and caste—like gender—are structural conditions that impact how family life plays out. These variables are ordained by a society, are determined to be important, and then are acted upon behaviorally, resulting in ranking differences among people.

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