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Collectivities and groups > Castes (social groups)
PREFERRED TERM
106Castes (social groups)  
SCOPE NOTE
  • Groups of persons with inherited social standing and identity, which are intrinsically related to specific social practices (e.g. endogamy) and/or trades. As a metaphor, the term is also used to describe priviledged social groups or classes.
SOURCE
  • Abercombie et al. 1991
  • Outhwaite 2002
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Souyioultzoglou Iraklitos (AA)
URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/106
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