Steps towards Knowledge..
HOME | NEW RELEASES | BESTSELLERS | DISTRIBUTORS | AUTHOR GALLERY | SUBJECT TREE | CONTACT US | ABOUT US | INVITATION TO AUTHORS | CATALOGUE | REGISTER | LOGIN
    You are in Home Subject Categories Sociology
Sub-Categories of Sociology
Search
Subject Categories
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Geography
Hindi Literature
History
Home Science
Library Science/Reference
Management
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Science
Sociology
  Sociology  

 Price: Rs. 500.00
 Buy Now
Manvadhikar avem Dalit Varg
Ompal Kumar Kalawat
Hindi ..more


 Price: Rs. 650.00
 Buy Now
Samajik Nyaya, Samaj Sudhar avem Dalit Chetna
Deepak Kumar Awasthi
Hindi ..more


 Price: Rs. 800.00
 Buy Now
The Bawarias (Socially and Politically Ignored Community)
Rajendra Prasad Gora
Every community is bearing its separate social, cultural and economic properties. Castes those are economically poor and socially neglected are included in scheduled castes. The statutory lists of scheduled castes are notified pursuance of articles 341 of the Constitution of India. After special notification for scheduled castes in Constitution of India, these castes are very poor in economic and social condition, than other castes and are poorly developed. In aforesaid reference a community also lives in isolated and outskirts of villages. The living style is very specific than other community and is called Bawaria. They look like nomadic tribes. They are also known as Khogi-Bawaria, Mogia, Bawaria, Baori, Bhora and Van Bawaria. They are mostly distributed in Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The urban and rural communities dont like Bawarias, because they hunt and are not capable to take bath daily. They have been traditionally depending on forest products and have survived by hunting and gathering non-timber products. The degradation of forests rendered Bawaria critically helpless, landless and homeless. So they have to struggle even for any open habitat of the outskirts of human settlements. These people are away from civilization and depend on primary occupation and having separate life style, dialect and culture. Bawaria are not only illiterate but also shorn of vocational or livelihood skills. They have less drinking water, education, medical facilities and this community is categorized with many evils. They are traditionally backward from social, economical, educational and are very far from cultural development. This community has very low population in all the regions, therefore this community is politically and socially neglected. Hence this community is unable to follow the progress. After seventy years of our independence we must evaluate how far we have succeeded in achieving our goal related to the scheduled castes and nomadic tribal people and their socio-cultural and economic development. It seems that the various plans and programmes and their implementation could not play a catalyst role in the terms of generating the forces within the scheduled castes and tribal communities, which can promote change in the socio-cultural and economic conditions of these communities. In this context it is being realized that in making the attempts for the development of scheduled castes and tribal communities, they have to come forward to take the responsibility of their development themselves. Though their socio-cultural and economic status has not changed much, their attitudes and lifestyles are being affected or influenced by the development interventions. Thus it assumes significance to explore the socio-cultural and economic study of Bawaria community.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 1000.00
 Buy Now
Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
Meenakshi Meena
Gender equality is not only a basic human right, but also essential foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is achieved when women, men and transgender enjoy the same rights and opportunities across all sectors of society, including socio-economic participation and decision–making. It also includes the different behaviours, aspirations and needs of women and men are equally valued and favoured. Gender equality also describes the nonexistence of apparent or veiled disparities among individuals based on gender. Although government has constituted several laws and Acts in favour of women, but unfortunately, in spite of all the support by the constitutional and legal rights their freedom is overlooked, in reality, they still lag behind to enjoy to them. They are often exposed to discrimination, oppression, exploitation, degradation, aggression, humiliation, sexual harassment, moral discomfort etc. The condition are worse in the rural areas and urban slums where they are exposed to all possible uncivilized, unprecedented activities, possibly more because of lack of education, awareness of their rights. The role of the women in the development of a human being’s personality and the growth and progress of society cannot be either denied or undervalued. Acknowledgement of women with law is not enough to pave way in their empowerment but needs very effective practical approaches and education so that they can empower themselves. Now in the age of science, computerization, knowledge and independence, and for the progress and development of the society, our cultural boundations and limitation are started being broken down. Women’s empowerment has been a major concern for the world community particularly during the last quarter of the twentieth century. Women empowerment is commonly associated for social justice and equality. It is a process aimed at changing the nature and direction of systematic process that marginalize women and other disadvantaged sections of society. Now women empowerment becomes a very important issue for policy makers, intellectuals, social activists etc. This book deals with numerous burning issues, views, arguments, problems, aspect and different perspective of women’s empowerment and gender equalities in India.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 500.00
 Buy Now
Vartman Paridarshya aur Mahila Shashaktikaran
P.K. Pandey
Hindi ..more


 Price: Rs. 1100.00
 Buy Now
Women's Security in India
N. C. AsthanaAnjali Nirmal
One woman gets raped every 30 minutes in this country. And yet nobody has ever analyzed this crisis in depth. his book, for the first time in India, presents a comprehensive analysis including: • Psychological analysis of different types of rapists including pathological rapists, gang rapists, date/acquaintance rapists, dominance assertion rapists, riot rapists, crime-on-the-side rapists, juvenile rapists, paedophiles and rapists of children; • Sociological analysis of rape and molestation; • Historical reasons of the Indian male’s twisted notions of manliness; • Societal factors responsible for sexually aggressive behaviour; • Media’s role and responsibility; • Effect of the popular media on the minds of the people; • Effect of pornography and sexually titillating content in the media on the minds of the people; • How the fostering of certain stereotypes distorts the notions of the men about women; • Objectification of women in the mass media and its effect; • What help can a woman expect from the police; • An exposition of the judicial process for victims of sexual offences; • Nuances of the law pertaining to rape and molestation; • Post-rape response and trauma management; • Women and self-defence; and • Sexual harassment and the legal system to deal with it. A ruthless analysis of the real source of the problem. Written by an IPS officer with over 30 years of service and a renowned academician. Offers a whole lot of extremely valuable practical advice and top tips for women to make themselves more secure, which only a top cop could give. A book every woman will be grateful for.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 400.00
 Buy Now
Swyam Sahayata Samhoo aur Mahila Vikas
Meenakshi Soubhri
HINDI ..more


 Price: Rs. 1100.00
 Buy Now
Status of Indian Women
Sushil Kumar Goel
Access to education is not only a basic human right; it is a key to social progress. An all-round development of women has become an important subject of study in the present time. Woman is the pivot of a family, around which revolve the entire activities of men and children. She is responsible for a family’s health, happiness and prosperity. Women, who are home makers, bring a new being into the world. If she is happy & well adjusted, and competent to make strategic life choices, the whole world is a beautiful place to live in. Empowerment, organization and mobilization of women have emerged as pre-requisites for elevating the status of women in society. Empowerment of women encompasses many other aspects in addition to their economic self-sufficiency. It entails education, inculcating self-confidence and ability to take decisions about their own lives. The book on “Status of Indian Women” contains 16 chapters relating to various conceptual and qualitative issues such as women’s development and education, women, health, meal planning, bride burning, eve-teasing, violence, issues and concerns for women with disabilities, stress of working women, qualities and skills of women leadership etc. This book is very informative, intellectually stimulating and interesting. This book will be a valuable addition in any library for B.Ed./M.Ed./Diploma in Special Education/M.A. Psychology/M.A. Education/MSW/M.Sc. Child Development /M.A. Women’s Studies/M.A. Sociology, M Phil Women’s Studies /Diploma students in all Indian Universities. ..more


 Price: Rs. 500.00
 Buy Now
Panchayati Raj Avem Mahila Sehbhagita
Narendra Kumar Chandel
HINDI ..more


 Price: Rs. 2000.00
 Buy Now
Medicinal Plants and Raw Drugs of Tribals
P. C. Trivedi
Healing with medicinal plants is as old as mankind itself. The use of traditional medicines and medicinal plants in most developing countries as therapeutic agents for the maintenance of good health has been widely observed. Modern pharmacopoeia still contains at least 25% drugs derived from plants and many others, which are synthetic analogus, built on prototype compounds isolated from plants. Interest in medicinal plants as a re-emerging health aid has been fuelled by the rising costs of prescription drugs in the maintenance of personal health and well being and the bioprospecting of new plant-derived drugs. This book “Medicinal Plants and Raw Drugs of Tribals” contains 15 chapters by eminent experts on different aspects of the subject. This book incorporates articles on: Important Medicinal Plants: Their Chemical Constituents and Uses; Medicinal Importance of Bryophytes: A Neglected Group of Plants; Medicinal Properties of Pteridophytes; Wild Edible Plants and their Method of Preparation and Mode of Consumption in Tribal Area of Odisha, India; Medicinal Properties of Elaeocarpus ganitrus (Rudraksh)- An Over view; Nutritional Value, Health Benefits and Medicinal Uses of Pear (Pyrus communis); Herbal Home Made Remedies in Cure of Diabetes in Folk Claims in Central India; Ethnomedicinal Plants in the State of Rajasthan-A Review; Ethnomedicinal Uses of Herbal Plants in Snakebite in Central India; Ethnomedicobotanical Observation on the ‘Chajine’- Moringa oleifera from Upper Brahamputra Valley, Assam; Ethnomedicine for Autoimmune Diseases by the Tribes of Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh; Herbal Folk Medicine used by the Kaibartas of Dibrugarh District, Assam, India; Mikania micrantha (Asteraceae)- A Miraculous Climber having Remarkable Anti Bleeding Activity; Pharmacological Action and Medicinal Uses of Green Chillies (Capsicum frutescens); Cultivation Practices of Geranium sps. Pelargonium graveolens- A Promising Medicinal Crop. This book provide adequate current information on medicinal plants. The book will serve not only as an excellent material but also as a practical guide to teachers, medical practioners, research workers, industrialists, biotechnologists and workers in the field of medicinal plants.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 1700.00
 Buy Now
Mahila Manvadhikar : Sanrakshan Banam Vastusthiti
Asha Kaushik
HINDI ..more


 Price: Rs. 650.00
 Buy Now
Industrial Sociology
Sharmistha Bhattacharjee 
This book propels the understanding of Industrial Sociology in a systematic manner. It emphasizes in the understanding of basic concepts, characteristics and theories of industrial relations and analyzing and reviewing industrial disputes and welfare measures. The book could be profitably used by engineering and social science students, teachers, social workers, administrators and researchers for brief understanding about Industrial relations practices and policies. The book is organized in eleven chapters which attempt to enable the students to acquire a theoretical as well as a practical oriented knowledge. It briefly elaborates on the scope and significance of Industrial Sociology as an applied discipline and industrial changes in the present Indian scenario. In short, it discusses the concepts of social stratification system and deviance in an industrial society. The book briefly describes the trade union functions, perspectives and industrial safety measures in combating occupational hazards and accidents. It illustrates the labour management relations discourses and sociological perspectives on race ethnicity and gender in an industrial society. The book attempts to explain the problem of child labour and women labour and provides a bird eye view of the laws in the workplace. In concise manner the book discusses the concepts of industrial sociology through instances from the industrial studies. Overall the book provides an understanding about the relationship between sociology, work and industry.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 1100.00
 Buy Now
Empowerment of Indian Women
Sushil Kumar Goel
At present the great task before us is the task of nation building. This task cannot be achieved unless the women of our society share the work in an effective manner. The essential and indispensable contribution of the womenfolk can be expected only when they received qualitative education, employment & training and they got enriched, enlightened and empowered. Thus, education is essential to empower the women. The ultimate solution to wipe out the crimes against women is to empower them through education. Women empowerment aims at eliminating discrimination and challenging gender inequality. A high standard of learning and culture was reached by Indian women during the Vedic age. The idea of Indian civilization continued to flourish as India transcended its journey from Ancient to Medieval to Modern times. The book on “Empowerment of Indian Women” contains 9 chapters relating to various conceptual and qualitative issues on women’s studies. This book is very informative, intellectually stimulating and interesting. The need for such a comprehensive document was always felt in our country but was never fulfilled. With this book, the author has fulfilled this long-felt need by bringing out different aspects and dimensions of women’s studies, particularly in the Indian context. Hopefully, this document will serve as an essential text-cum- reference tool not only for professionals working in the field of education but to the policy planners and administrators as well. It will also be a useful document for the parents, community members and the lay persons. This book will be a valuable addition in any library for B.Ed./M.Ed./Diploma in Special Education/M.A. Psychology/M.A. Education/MSW/ M.Sc. Child Development /MA Women’s Studies/ MA Sociology/M Phil Women’s Studies /Diploma students in all Indian Universities. ..more


 Price: Rs. 400.00
 Buy Now
Eco-Cultural Tribal Development
Meenakshi Soubhri
The tribal population is an integrated part of the biodiversity of the forest since ages. A large number of ethnic aboriginal tribes are there who live in and around forests in India. The tribes of India inhabitat different types of ecological setting and have adapted to these natural environments totally and completely. A culture - based development strategy for tribal enables new knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be most effectively and efficiently introduced within the frame-work of existing cultural patterns, institutions, values and human resources. Culture is a living entity, and to survive, it must not only functionally adapt for changing conditions but can indeed be at the vanguard of such change. A bridge is needed between development agents and tribal people to facilitate the transfer of information, skills and attitude-sets relevant to tribal development. Most of the rehabilitation schemes for the tribes have failed to yield desired results because of the cultural factors - some apparent, other subtle, but all critical to the absorption of the development programmes. The understanding of the culture phenomena and their integration for tribal development programme is indispensable. The tribal culture should be-viewed as a foundation rather than as a barrier to change. The relationship between culture and development goes very smoothly for the progress of tribes. Thus, taking into cultural dimension of tribal development not only means adding a spiritual dimension but also to include a dual reflection on both the logic of development and cultural progress of tribes.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 850.00
 Buy Now
Demographic Transition in India
Seema Sharma
Demography is the scientific study of population. Demographers seek to know the level and trends of population size and its components. They search for explanations of demographic changes and their implications for societies. The Indian demographic scene was undergoing a significant change. Although the country still continued to be in the explosive second stage of the demographic transition, yet the trends in fertility and mortality for the country as a whole, as also for its large parts, indicated a perceptible change. The faster decline in the fertility rate in comparison to the decline in mortality rate of the country was a significant development in this regard since the mortality rate in the country had already declined significantly. The introduction chapter of the book includes effects of population growth on economic development, socio-economic background of India and study area, it includes methodology and data base, objectives and chapter plan also. Chapter two Demographic Transition Theory includes theories those launched by various classical economists and demographers. On the other hand this chapter also includes some measures of main components of demographic transition. Chapter 3 gives overwiew of literature whereas chapter 4 discusses demographic parameters over the years, the parameters are Fertility and Mortality, Urbanization, Literacy and Sex Ratio etc. Demographic profile of the region is studied in chapter 5 wheres chapter 6 deals with fertility and mortality model and empirical results. In this chapter district-wise analysis has been done. Population policy (1999) of the state, needs of population policy and various aspects has been dealt in chapter 7 whereas Demographic Dividends and its Implication are discussed in the last chapter, where we can see the dividends in India.The demographic dividend is not an involuntary marvel, but it requires an integrated and cohesive policy framework in health, education and in labour sectors to reap this dividend and capitalize the window of opportunity increase which is stressing our resources and hampering economic growth. In the last overall summary & final cunclusion of the book is given.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 475.00
 Buy Now
Bal Vivah Unmoolan
Tulsiram Nagar
HINDI ..more


 Price: Rs. 600.00
 Buy Now
Awareness of Human Rights in Adolescents
Nivedita Paul
The objective of the book is to bring forth the awareness of human rights amongst the adolescents who are the future citizens of the Indian society. It is indeed the adolescents who will create and decide what is the actual value of these rights. With the awareness of their fundamental and human rights are the adolescents aware of their duties, too? This book is on to find out whether adolescents are really aware of their human rights and if they are aware how much they are adjusted in the society with regard to their culture and socio-economic status. It was accepted worldwide that promotion of human rights is the only way to world peace. So almost all countries framed laws to ensure and protect human rights of their citizens. Though next world war did not occur yet the target of peace could not be achieved within the territories of various countries. Worldwise terrorism has added fuel to this fire-destructive situation. This has proved that law or constitution alone can not protect the human rights of citizens. Now educationists have given a solution to this problem. They have suggested that human rights education might protect human rights of citizens all over the world. But this target can be achieved when human rights education becomes a compulsory part and parcel of B.Ed./M.Ed. and school curriculum. This book will be of special interest to non-governmental organisations, bureaucrats, sociologists and educationists, human rights activists and those general readers who wish to understand and be aware of wide ranging implications of Human Rights.  ..more


 Price: Rs. 850.00
 Buy Now
Aadhunikta avem Mahila Shashaktikaran
Rukmani Meena
HINDI ..more


 Price: Rs. 550.00
 Buy Now
Broohn Hatya avem Kanya Vadh
Saroj Parmar
Hindi ..more


 Price: Rs. 800.00
 Buy Now
Rethinking Gender Equality
Anil Kumar Singh Jha
Indian women are born into a socio-cultural fabric steeped in inequality and discrimination. Women are forced to accept their suppression of freedom and lowering of human dignity as a fait accompli. Bridging the gap between an ideology of equality and a reality in which women are discriminated is the need of hour. Rethinking Gender Equality provides a critical analysis of existing gender inequality in Indian society. The book is a humble endeavour to decipher the specific challenges encountered by women in modern Indian society and how do they negotiate traditional norms as they seek to redefine their self-identity and well-being in modern era. The cornerstone of writing this book is to help readers develop their critical thinking about the pertinent issue which affects everyone’s life. This book is divided into six chapters i.e. Unwanted Daughters; Plight of Female Literacy, Reproductive Health; Child Sexual Abuse; Domestic Violence and Human Rights of Women which are based on the latest reliable data to show the ground reality. Rethinking Gender Equality is a veritable treasure trove of data on critical issues related to women. The book is strongly recommended for the students and research scholars of Gender Studies, Sociology, Social Work, Law and other related fields, media personnel, women’s rights activists and policy makers. ..more

back | top