Social Problems In India discusses the various social issues that affect the country, along with their causes.
Summary Of The Book
Every society has its own problems. Problems arise due to many reasons. They are symptoms indicative of underlying causes that need to be focused on and resolved, in order to make the problems go away.
Social Problems In India thoroughly discusses the various problems in the Indian society, along with the causes. The book covers the issues in 17 chapters, providing focused coverage of each particular issue in separate chapters.
The first chapter discusses concepts and approaches in social problems. From the second chapter onwards, the author focuses on particular issues like Poverty, Population Explosion, Unemployment, Communal Violence, Violence Against Women, Child Abuse and Child Labour, and Urbanization. Social Problems In India also covers Crime and Criminals, Caste System, Youth Unrest, Juvenile Delinquency, Drug Abuse, Alcoholism, Black Money, and Terrorism. Each issue and related problems are discussed in detail, the causes and effects thoroughly analyzed.
The author discusses the problem, the underlying reasons, the scope of each issue and the possible ways to counter it. He believes that a fresh approach is needed for the current times. This edition of Social Problems In India has been revised to include more material on topics like terrorism, crime against women, child abuse and communal violence. It also contains new sections on AIDS, Corruption and Bonded Labour.
Providing critical analysis of problems with a sociological perspective, and theoretical explanations for academic study, this book is useful not just for students, but also for planners and policy makers.
About Ram Ahuja
Ram Ahuja is a retired professor and a writer.
Other books by this author include Society in India: Concepts, Theories and Recent Trends, Criminology, and Indian Social System.
Ram Ahuja had several years of experience teaching sociology in several national and state academic institutions. He has also written many books on the subject, some of which were even adopted as the standard textbooks for courses in universities and in training academies coaching students for competitive exams. He retired as the Professor of Sociology from the University of Rajasthan in 1988.
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10 Aug, 2013
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