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121 Social Problems in Indian Society TextGuide for Civil Services UPSC & State PSC Prelim & Main Exams | Previous Year Questions PYQs | powered with Expert’s Advice, Prelims & Mains Pointers | Ajit Kumar Jha

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The book ‘121 Social Problems in Indian Society TextGuide for Civil Services UPSC & State PSC Prelim & Main Exams’ covers in entirety every single social issue in presentday India. Social Problems is a complex subject to study because it requires you to have indepth knowledge of the interconnections between various problems.

✍ This book simplifies this important but complex subject by lucidly explaining those interlinkages through facts, data and relevant examples. It offers crisp explanations, critical analysis and sociological perspectives on a number of 121 social problems.

✍ Disha’s TextGuide are prepared with a Paanch ka Punch – Tothepoint syllabus Coverage, Expert’s Advice, Examoriented, Linkage to other subjects and student Friendly presentation.

✍ In order to fully grasp the criticality of the complex problems in India, the process of learning in this book has been made easier and more interesting by dividing the social problems into 14 distinct Units such as: Caste and Society; Women and Society, Youth and Children, LGBTQ; Religion and Society; Education and Society; Violence/ Violent Movements/ Crimes; Urban/ Rural Society; Economy and Society, Demographics of the Indian Society; Science, Health, Environment and Society; Health and Society; Democracy, Governance & Diplomacy; Globalization, International Relations & Diplomacy etc.

✍ New and Latest Problems like Changing Workplace Norms in India, Lacking Infrastructure in Govt Schools, Police Reforms, The RichPoor Gap in India, Startup India: Progress and way ahead, Cybersecurity, Misuse of Democratic Institutions by State, Pendency and Vacancies in the Judiciary, etc. have been covered in the book.

✍ A separate Unit has been dedicated to the LGBTQ issues.

✍ The problems in this book have been discussed at length with deep research through wideranging sources like newspapers, magazines, journals, Govt. of India white papers, Economic Surveys, Reports, and several other sources keeping the analysis current and updated.

✍ Ample data, tables, and graphs have been provided wherever possible to make the process of learning easy and interesting.

✍ It develops interlinkages between various Subjects/ Exam papers using an interdisciplinary approach.

✍ The book will prove useful as a constant companion and a reference compendium.

✍ The topics discussed in the book are highly useful for Answers writing to the GS papers or the Essay paper for the Civil Services Exam and other Competitive Exams with a paper on general knowledge.

✍ It is powered with a section called ‘Expert’s Advice’ where the author directly addresses, guides and instructs the student using his expert knowledge. This will help the students to understand and remember which sections are most important, what kind of questions can be asked in future, how it will be useful for answer and essay writing, and what should not be skipped strictly from exam pointofview.

✍ It is advised to go through the book systematically over time, and from time to time and not as oneoff reading material. It is hoped that the book will serve the requirements of not only the students who have to remain updated with the current issues in India and Indian society, but also the students and scholars who may need information on different aspects related to India.

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Author Name

Ajit Kumar Jha


Disha Publication

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Publishing Year

Dec 2022




20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm