Contemporary Social Issues, Second Edition is comprehensive book written on the various social issues prevailing in India. While, the book is useful for the aspirants of the Civil Services and various State Services examinations, it is equally beneficial for the undergraduate courses of various universities.
The book is strongly rooted in empirical work of social scientists. Most essays in this book derive guidance from sociological thought, psychological findings, and economic theories. Each social issue is discussed from an academic perspective, and causal factors are based on research findings. The book brings together writings of different authors with different orientations and different styles of writing. The objective of each writer is to present the social issues they are dealing with in a lucid manner for the reader.
New to the Edition :-
– Inclusion of new topics like domestic violence, Gender imbalance and women participation among others
– Discussion on new social problems that have cropped up due to rapid advancement of technology and communication
– Provides an exclusive discussion on impact of administration on society
About the Author
Smarak Swain graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur in 2006 and joined the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) in 2008. He has also done Masters in Taxation and Business Laws (MTBL) from NALSAR University, Hyderabad. In the Income Tax department, he has wide experience in the fields of corporate and business assessments, financial investigation, tax