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Social Problems in India - Fully Revised, Expanded and Updated

Social Problems in India - Fully Revised, Expanded and Updated

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  • Author(s): Ram Ahuja
  • Brand: Rawat Publicatiions
  • Edition: 3 Ed 2014
  • ISBN 13 9788131606261, 9788131606278
  • Approx. Pages 576 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Approx. Product Size 21 x 14 cms
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
This is the third edition of the book. Over the years, the book has become a well-established text in the field of sociology. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand social problems in India. After its first publication in 1992, this best-selling text, written by an influential academic-practitioner, has established itself as the standard and authenticated source for not only students pursuing under¬graduate and postgraduate courses in sociology, but also for thousands of aspirants preparing for competitive examinations, particularly civil services examinations, conducted by public service commissions. Since its first publication, it is widely regarded as the leading book in the field as it combines theoretical rigour with an authoritative overview of relevant and up-to-date research.
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Contents
1.    Social Problems : Concept and Approaches
2.    Poverty
3.    Unemployment
4.    Population Explosion
5.    Ageing and Elder Abuse
6.    Communalism, Secularism and Regionalization
7.    Backward Castes, Tribes and Classes
8.    Youth Unrest and Agitations
9.    Child Abuse and Child Labour
10.  Crime against Women
11.  Illiteracy
12.  Urbanization
13.  Globalization and Consumerism
14.  Crime and Criminals
15.  Juvenile Delinquency
16.  Domestic Violence
17.  Alcoholism
18.  Drug Abuse and Drug Addiction
19.  AIDS
20.  Terrorism
21.  Corruption
22.  Tribal Unrest
23.  Bonded Labour
24.  Agrarian Distress and Farmer's Suicides
25.  Black Money
Index
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Author Details
Ram Ahuja
retired as Professor of Sociology from the University of Rajasthan in 1988 after teaching for more than three decades.
He authored many books, including four transactions into Hindi. Some of his books have been adopted as standard text in universities and training academies and for competitive examinations. For nearly two decades, he was guest faculty to several national and state academies and institutions for training IAS, IPS and state administrative officers.
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