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  • Wilkerson, Isabel, author.
     
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    Caste : the origins of our discontents / Isabel Wilkerson.
    by Wilkerson, Isabel, author.
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    Subjects
  • Caste -- United States.
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  • Social stratification -- United States.
  •  
  • Social classes -- United States.
  •  
  • Classism -- United States.
  •  
  • Ethnicity -- United States.
  •  
  • Power (Social sciences) -- United States.
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  • United States -- Race relations.
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  • United States -- Ethnic relations.
  • ISBN: 
    9780593230251
    0593230256
    9780593230268
    Description: 
    xvii, 476 pages ; 25 cm
    Edition: 
    First edition.
    Contents: 
    The man in the crowd -- Toxins in the Permafrost and Heat Rising all Around. The afterlife of pathogens -- The vitals of history -- An old house and an infrared light -- An American untouchable -- An invisible program -- The Arbitrary Construction of Human Divisions. A long-running play and the emergence of caste in America -- "The container we have built for you" -- The measure of humanity -- Through the fog of Delhi to the parallels in India and America -- The Nazis and the acceleration of caste -- The evil of silence -- The Eight Pillars of Caste. The foundations of caste : The origins of our discontents -- Pillar number one : Divine will and the laws of nature -- Pillar number two : Heritability -- Pillar number three : Endogamy and the control of marriage and mating -- Pillar number four : Purity versus pollution -- Pillar number five : Occupational hierarchy : The jatis and the mudsill -- Pillar number six : Dehumanization and stigma -- Pillar number seven : Terror as enforcement, cruelty as a means of control -- Pillar number eight : Inherent superiority versus inherent inferiority -- The Tentacles of Caste. Brown eyes versus blue eyes -- Central miscasting -- Dominant group status threat and the precarity of the highest rung -- A scapegoat to bear the sins of the world -- The insecure Alpha and the purpose of an underdog -- The intrusion of caste in everyday life -- The urgent necessity of a bottom rung -- Last place anxiety : packed in a flooding basement -- On the early front lines of caste -- Satchel Paige and the illogic of caste -- The Consequences of Caste. The euphoria of hate -- The inevitable narcissism of caste -- The German girl with the dark, wavy hair -- The Stockholm Syndrome and the survival of the subordinate caste -- Shock troops on the borders of hierarchy -- Cortisol, telomeres, and the lethality of caste -- Backlash. A change in the script -- Turning point and the resurgence of caste -- The symbols of caste -- Democracy on the ballot -- The price we pay for a caste system -- Awakening -- Chapter thirty : Shedding the sacred thread -- The radicalization of the dominant caste -- The heart is the last frontier -- Epilogue: A world without caste.
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