The book Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and Its Implications, Louis Dumont is published by University of Chicago Press. Documents Similar To _Louis Dumont – Homo Aequalis(1).pdf. Philippe Corcuff as Novas Sociologias. Uploaded by. Julia Coelho ยท DUMONT Homo Aequalis. Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and Its Implications. 3. Homo aequalis . Dumont’s Homo Hierarchicus (), to some extent, revived the interest in.

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A Nation of Neighborhoods Benjamin Looker. Louis Dumont Complete English edition, revised. Dumont moves gracefully from the ethnographic data to the level of the hierarchical ideology encrusted in ancient religious texts which are revealed as the governing conception of the contemporary caste structure.

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On yet another plane of analysis, homo hierarchicus is contrasted with his modern Western antithesis, homo aequalis. This edition includes a lengthy new Preface in which Dumont reviews the academic discussion inspired by Homo Hierarchicus and answers his critics.


A new Postface, which sketches the theoretical and comparative aspects of the concept of hierarchy, and three significant Appendixes previously omitted from the English translation complete this innovative and influential work. Castes and ourselves 2.

The individual and society 3. Individualism and holism 4.

Rousseau on equality 5. Tocqueville on equality 6. Tocqueville on individualism 7.

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Necessity of hierarchy Chapter 1: History of Ideas Caste as the limiting case of known institutions The period After Chapter II: From System to Structure: The Pure and the Impure Element and system The place of ideology The notion of structure The fundamental opposition Pure and impure On hierarchy in general The theory of the varna: Caste and varna Hierarchy and power Regional status ranking Census A local example Central India The Division of Labour Caste and profession The Regulation of Marriage: Separation and Hierarchy Importance of marriage Hierarchy of marriages and conjugal unions Isogamy and hypergamy Rules Concerning Contact and Food Place within the whole Notes on contact and untouchability Food in general Food and drink water in caste relations On the history of vegetarianism Chapter VII: Power and Territory Rights, royal and other, over the land Justice and Authority From power to authority Supreme authority in caste affairs Internal caste government Concomitants and Implications The sect and its relations to the caste system: Tolerance and imitation Stability and change Christians and caste Caste among Muslims The case of the Pathan of Swat Fundamental characteristics for comparison Castes outside of India?


The Contemporary Trend Recent changes as portrayed by Ghurye Is caste reinforcing itself? From interdependence to competition Attempt at an inventory Hierarchical society and egalitarian society: For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr.