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Jajmani System in India: An Overview

Jajmani system is considered as the backbone of rural economy and social order. It is a system of traditional occupational obligations. In rural India Jajmani system is linked with caste system. Both give power to each other. It has become … Continue reading

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Evolution of Modern Nation States: From Chiefdom to States

Some horticultural societies of the past developed more intensive agricultural subsistence patterns when their populations grew into the thousands.  As this interrelated economic and populational transition occurred, they were forced to create a new level of political integration in order … Continue reading

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Bidoons:The Stateless Arabs

The Bidoon (or bidoun) – literally meaning “without” in Arabic – are a group of stateless people who live in the Gulf Arab States. It is estimated that at present there are a few hundred thousand Bidoon currently living in Kuwait, … Continue reading

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