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CLASSISM IN ASIA ANDTHE MIDDLE EASTBy: Monica Oh and Yin Young Kim
Why is it practiced?                        Who practices it?• Many people are born into a class. The  rich, middle, low c...
CLASSISM, a brief overview cont…Why is it practiced?                     Who practices it?• Many people are born into a cl...
Examples of classism in the Middle East• The Rich of the middle east those that are poor  live in terrible, harsh conditio...
Examples of classism in Asia• In Asian countries it is highly  frowned upon if one person form a  high social class to mar...
Classism in Asiacontinued System   The Hindu Caste• In India, the pattern of social classes iscalled the caste system, in ...
THANKS FOR WATCHING!http://www.adaniel.tripod.com/modernindia.htmhttp://freesian.com/caste.htmhttp://www.diversitycouncil....
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  1. 1. CLASSISM IN ASIA ANDTHE MIDDLE EASTBy: Monica Oh and Yin Young Kim
  2. 2. Why is it practiced? Who practices it?• Many people are born into a class. The rich, middle, low class all have children who either stay in their class or move EVERYONE lower. They seldom move up and during their life times they learn and accept classism.• The upper class enjoy being in power and thus keep the lower class oppressed
  3. 3. CLASSISM, a brief overview cont…Why is it practiced? Who practices it?• Many people are born into a class. The rich, middle, low class all have •EVERYONE children who either stay in their class or move lower. They seldom move up and during their life times they learn and accept classism.• The upper class enjoy being in power and thus keep the lower class oppressed
  4. 4. Examples of classism in the Middle East• The Rich of the middle east those that are poor live in terrible, harsh conditions.• When war comes about, the rich are evacuated first, they are given a place to stay and have food to eat (most likely a mansion) where as the lower class must flee for their lives and live in refugee camps.• Those that are rich hold more place in the government keeping money where they want it to be.• The low class must take on the more unappealing jobs. Work with longer hours and little pay to survive.• The low class are often not given justice in the court. People go to jail for crimes they do not commit and have harsh sentences whilst the rich use their money and influence to leave
  5. 5. Examples of classism in Asia• In Asian countries it is highly frowned upon if one person form a high social class to marry or date.• People in the lower class of Asia are often look down on with much disdain by people in the higher class.• Those that are rich get to go to fancy schools and are treated much better in public places, such as malls, restaurants, train stations, subways, and hotels.• There are many elite “clubs” that you must be part of the higher class to join.
  6. 6. Classism in Asiacontinued System The Hindu Caste• In India, the pattern of social classes iscalled the caste system, in which people aredivided into separate close communities.• There are many different theories as tohow the caste system had established, the most popular being the Social history theory, the biological theory, and the religious theories.• The social historical theory explains the creation of the Varnas, Jats, and Untouchables.• The religious theories explain how the four Varnas were founded.• The biological history claims all things inherent three qualities in different apportionments.
  7. 7. THANKS FOR WATCHING!http://www.adaniel.tripod.com/modernindia.htmhttp://freesian.com/caste.htmhttp://www.diversitycouncil.middlewaygroup.com/Members/vangiec/what-is-classism
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