About the book
The present edition of this book is redesigned as a course book for Graduate and Postgraduate students of different Indian Universities brings out all the essential course materials along with required references. This edition is specially written for aspiring students of sociology for UPSC, NET and State Service Commissions. It has been compiled in a concise manner only sticking to the course requirements. Detailed in a logical and coherent manner the edition is immensely valuable for students and teachers alike.
About the Authors
A.P. Thakur is a reputed eminent scholar and teacher of sociology at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Abadh University Faizabad. A keen researcher and active social activist, Dr. Thakur has presented several research papers in national and international seminars. He is also associated with various social awareness and rural employment programmes.
Arun Garg is a known name in the field of modern social thoughts. His regular articles published in Hindustan Times and Times of India has earned a place for him in the circle of social critics. He worked as an assistant professor in the AMITY University. Presently he is as a visiting professor in University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.