About the BookThe book covers university syllabi in Sociology in the papers Social Problems; Social Welfare; Social Security and Welfare etc. Analytic in presentation of matter drawn from authentic sources, holistic in interpretation and conclusions, with examples drawn from Indian situations and narration in simple language with questions for exercise at the end of each chapter, this book has been planned as a textbook for students and reference manual for teachers.About the Author/sDr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma M.A., M.Phil, U.G.C. Research Fellow; Ph.D., LMI: Indian Sociological Society, U.P. Sociology Associ¬ation, Uttar Pradesh Samaj Shashtra Parishad, is teaching post-graduate classes at N.A.S. P.G. College, Meerut. He is the author of dozens of papers and books on Sociology.