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INDIAN SOCIETY AND POLITY

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ISBN: 9788121213073    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2015     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 198        Language: English
Description: About The Book: - Indian Society and Polity have varied facets. The present book discusses the multi dimensions of Indian society. An attempt is made in this book to review and analyse major...Read more
Description: About The Book: - Indian Society and Polity have varied facets. The present book discusses the multi dimensions of Indian society. An attempt is made in this book to review and analyse major issues of our contemporary Indian society. The intention is to fruitfully record the happenings in the Indian society and polity from time to time. This book critically examines the various aspects of society namely, globalization, reservation policy, judicial system, castes system and social justice etc. which forms the backbone of our democracy. They are the bone of contentions of Indian society and polity. In this book a sincere effort has been made to cover extensively all the major aspects prevalent in Indian society and polity. About The Author:- Joseph Benjamin has done considerable research on the problems of weaker sections of Indian Society . He has published a number of high quality research papers in national and International prestigious journals. He has attended national and International Conferences/ Seminars. He is life member of National and International Academic bodies. He did his M. A. (1983) and Ph.D. (1987) in Political Science. His books includes (i) Scheduled Castes in Indian Politics and Society, (ii) Indo-Pak Relations, (iii) Minorities in Indian Social System, In Two Volumes (iv) Human Ri ghts i n Indi an Si tuati on. (v) Democratic Process, Foreign Policy and Human Rights in South Asia. (vi) Rejuvenation of Higher Education in India, (vii) Proceedings of National Conference on Quality Enhancement in Higher Education , (viii)Violence and Terror Siamese Twins (ix)Conflict, T error and Violence in Indian Society and Polity. Currently he is Associate Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, St. Francis De Sales' College (RTM Nagpur University), Nagpur. India. He has been teaching in St. Francis De Sales' College, (RTM Nagpur University) since 1987. He is a registered research guide. He is Conferred State Ideal Teacher Award by Government of Maharashtra (2011). He has been awarded State level Samajratna award by Mahila Jagruti Shikhan Sanstha, Nasik in 2011.Contents:- Preface 9 1. Indian Constitution: A Catalyst for Social Justice 11 Definition • Indian Philosophy and Social Justice • Indian Constitution and Social Justice • Conclusion • Endnotes. 2. Higher Education for Marginalised Groups in India: An Evaluation 27 Introduction • Understanding Weaker Sections • Higher Education and Constitutional Provisions for SCs and STs • Educational Profile of Weaker Sections in India • Enrolment of SCs/STs and OBCs in Higher Education • Governmental Initiatives on Education in India • Conclusion • Endnotes. 3. Reservation for OBCs - Opening of Pandora Box 45 Introduction • Genesis of Reservation Policy • Backward Classes and Reservation Policy • Backwards: Caste­Class Dilemma • Constitutional Provisions and Reservation Policy • Conceding the Demand for Reservation • Reservation Policy: An Electoral Ploy • Conclusion • Endnotes. 4. Violating Children's Rights: A Blot on the Nation 65 Introduction • Demographic Aspects of Child in India • International Conventions and Child's Rights • Indian Constitution and Child Rights • Child Labour • Girl Children and their Position • Girl­Child Mother • Victimisation nexus Mid­night Children • Child Prostitution • Conclusion • Endnotes. 5. Poverty and Malnutrition: A Matter of Concern 85 Introduction • Ojha's view of Poverty • Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Study of Rural Poverty (1977) • Estimate of Poverty by the Seventh Finance Commission (1978) • World Bank and International Monetary Fund View of Poverty • The Planning Commission • Summary of the Various Estimates of Poverty • Malnutrition in India • References • Footnotes. 6. Globalisation and Socio-economic Transformation: Boon or Bane 105 Introduction • Demystification of Globalisation • Globalisation and Developing Nations • Globalisation and Economic Prosperity • Globalisation and Social Transformation • Globalisation and Indian Economic Scenario • Globalisation and Agriculture Imbalances • Poverty Alleviation and Bearing the Brunt of Globalisation • Globalisation and Exchange of Information • Conclusion • Endnotes. 7. Problems of Rural Consumers in India: An Analysis 123 Introduction • Consumer Protection Act, 1986 • Rights of the Consumers • Promotion of Consumer Education by Government • Absence of Redressal Mechanism in Rural Areas • Factors Leading Consumer Exploitation • Consumer Protection and Role of Local Bodies • Consumer Awareness Campaign: A Solution • Suggestions and Conclusion • References. 8. Judicial Activism: Bulwark of Indian Democracy 137 Genesis and meaning of Judicial Activism • Legislature and Judicial Activism • Judicial Activism in Action • Judicial Activism: A Long Way to Go • Endnotes.9. Socio-Political Dimensions of Violence in India 147 Introduction • Communalism and Communal Violence in India • Communal Violence • Communal Violence in Post­Independent Period • Communalisation of Violence • Caste Violence • Societal Violence • Rape cases and Violence against Women • Child Rape Case in India • Domestic Violence and Dowry Deaths • Conclusion • Endnotes. Appendix 169 Preliminary • The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights • Functions and Powers of the Commission • State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights • Children's Courts • Finance, Accounts and Audit • Miscellaneous. Index 187The Title 'INDIAN SOCIETY AND POLITY written by Joseph Benjamin' was published in the year 2015. The ISBN number 9788121213073 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 198 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English.
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