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Hindu Jajmani system

William Henricks Wiser

Hindu Jajmani system

a socio-economic system interrelating members of a Hindu village community in services. [With a foreword by Oscar Lewis.]

by William Henricks Wiser

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Published by Lucknow Pub. House in Lucknow, India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caste -- India -- Karimpur

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS422 C3 W5 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20079842M

    Jajmani system is the backbone of rural economy and social order. The term ‘jajman’ refers to the patron or recipient of specialised services and the term ‘jajmani’ refers to the whole relationship. In fact, the jajmani system is a system of economic, social and ritual ties among different caste groups in . he term Jajmani system was first used by one of the renowned social scientist named William Wiser in his book “The Hindu Jajmani System”. The Jajmani system is a labour system, in which landlords use the power derived from their control of the principal means of production, land, to exploit their worker (Caldwell B., ).

    Indian Social Structure Notes Indian Culture and Heritage Secondary Course MODULE - VIII Social Structure for various reasons. This process of claiming high caste origin continued till the s when the Constitution of India provided for reservations for lower castes in most government jobs. The caste system has its regional variations.   This system continued in the post-independent India, and the author himself is a witness of this system in his village in the region of Vaishali (ancient Licchavi republic) during the s and s. Jajmani system is a prominent feature of this feudalistic self-sufficient village economic system.

    EVOLUTION OF CASTE SYSTEM IN INDIA AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE Socio-economic Relevance of Caste system in India Hindu social organization from time immemorial has expressed the feature of caste system in India. When analyzed to the depth, it is seen that the division of the society had been inevitably linked to the. Jajmani system William H Wiser introduced the term Jajmani system in the vocabulary of Indian sociology through his book The Hindu Jajmani system where he described in detail how different caste group interact with each other in the production and exchange of goods and services.


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Hindu Jajmani System Hardcover – September 1, by William Henricks Wiser (Author)Cited by: The Hindu Jajmani System: A Socio-Economic System Interrelating Members of a Hindu Village Community in Services Wiser, William Henricks; with a Foreword by Oscar Lewis Published by Lucknow Publishing House, Lucknow ().

THE HINDU JAJMANI SYSTEM* Kathleen Gough Wayne State University In this book the author draws together in an orderly manner information on Hindu jajmani relationships from many areas of India.

The jajmani system is defined as "a feudalistic system of. The Hindu Jajmani System was first published in To this day it remains the most standard and only work which deals with the Jajmani system.

It defines the role of the caste in the economic life of a village community. The Hindu Jajmani System: A Socio-economic System Interrelating Members of a Hindu Village Community in Services by William Henricks Wiser and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ""The Hindu Jajmani System remains a fascinating subject for students of anthropology because of the complex Inter-change of services and goods between the various castes.

Because there has been little else written regarding the economic aspects of caste and the steady demand for this book, it. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : William Henricks Wiser The Hindu Jajmani System : ptiff : pdf.

Addeddate ark://t7gr2bw5m Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are. OCLC Number: Description: 1 preliminary leaf, iv,[1] pages 18 cm: Other Titles: Jajmani system, The Hindu.

Jajmani System Wiser was the first sociologist to use word jajmani system for inter caste and inter familial system in Hindu Jajmani System ″ based on study in karimpur village of UP.

J ajman or jijman used for land owning castes and kamin for serving group. This system of inter relatedness in service within Hindu community was called the Jajmani system. Central to such a construction of exchange is the idea of reciprocity (Gouldner) with the assumption that it was a non-exploitative system where mutual gratification was supposed to be the outcome of the reciprocal exchange.

The concept of Jajmani. William H Wiser introduced the term Jajmani system in the vocabulary of Indian sociology through his book The Hindu Jajmani system where he described in detail how different caste group interact with each other in the production and exchange of goods and services.

Shakti; Power in the Conceptual Structure of Karimpur Religion [SUSAN SNOW WADLEY] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shakti: Power in the Conceptual Structure of Karimpur Religion adds to the growing literature about the village Karimpur.

Jajmani system. William H Wiser introduced the term Jajmani system in the vocabulary of Indian sociology through his book The Hindu Jajmani system where he described in detail how different caste group interact with each other in the production and exchange of goods and services.

liam H. Wiser, in his book The Hindu Jajmani System, was the first to describe in detail how such goods and services are exchanged in a rural Indian village. It is greatly to Wiser's credit that he was able to characterize jajmani relations as a system.

Some knowledge of this system is crucial for an understanding of the economic aspects of caste in. The phenomenon of caste has probably aroused more controversy than any other aspect of Indian life and thought.

Susan Bayly's cogent and sophisticated analysis explores the emergence of the ideas, experiences and practices which gave rise to the so-called 'caste society' from the pre-colonial period to the end of the twentieth century.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution CenterCited by: Kolenda, Pauline ‘ Toward a model of the Hindu jajmani system ’ in Dalton, G.

(ed.), Tribal and peasant economies Garden City NY: Kolff, Dirk Naukar, Rajput and sepoy. The ethnohistory of the military labour market in Hindustan, – Cambridge. About the Book: Shakti: Power in the Conceptual Structure of Karimpur Religion adds to the growing literature about the village Karimpur, first made famous by William and Charlotta Wiser (The Hindu Jajmani System and Behind Mud Walls).

In this book, village beliefs about the nature of ritual and the organization of the pantheon, as expressed in myth and song, are explored using structural and.

In her recent book on South Indian caste and religion, Fierce Gods, Diane Mines describes the ‘Jajmani System’: InWilliam Wiser first coined the term ‘jajmani system’ to describe a pattern of nonmonetary, nonmarket exchange he found at work in a North Indian village. Get this from a library. The Hindu jajmani system, a socio-economic system interrelating members of a Hindu village community in services.

[William Henricks Wiser]. Read this article to learn about the meaning, definition, advantages and disadvantages of Jajmani system in India.

Meaning of Jajmani System: 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 very much linked with caste system. The term Jajmani System was introduced by William Wiser through his book ‘Hindu Jajmani System’ study on Karimpur Village of UP.

In Jajmani System, there is a Jajman who is a Service receiver and there is a Kamin(also called as Projan) who is a Service provider.Jajmani system is a socio-economic institution of the pre-industrial self-subsistent village economy.

The term ‘jajmani’ is derived from a Vedic term ‘Yajman’ which means a patron, who employs the services of a Brahmin for the performance of sacrifices or other religious ceremonies?

The jajmani system is essentially based on caste system.