Choice of themes and the manner in which they are dealt with is a noteworthy feature of this book. The present book covers the relevant topics related to the contemporary Indian society. The book is thematically divided into five sections spread over in 14 chapters. The introductory Part I gives an orientation to Social Pathology. Part II deals with Socio-Cultural Issues and explains various problems and issues pertaining to Child Abuse including child labour, Human Trafficking including prostitution, problems of Scheduled Castes and problems of Scheduled Tribes, highlighting alienation and related issues. Part III Discusses Socio-Economic Issues of the society namely Poverty, Population Explosion and Migration. Part IV consists of Familial Issues such as Domestic Issues like dowry, divorce, wife battering and problems of the aged. Part V delves into Disorganization Issues like Social Disorganization which includes individual and family disorganization, Substance Abuse deals with alcoholism and drug abuse, Juvenile Delinquency and Suicide. The book could serve as a reference to students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), research scholars, educators, social scientists, those in the government and non-governmental organizations, social activists and policy makers. An essential reading for those interested in understanding problems and issues of Indian society.
|Book Category||Non-Fiction, Education & Reference Books, Research Thesis, Politics, Current Affairs & Social Sciences,|
|Number of Pages||188|