Science and Society

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-777-4

Student Price : Rs.165

Student Dollar Price : 6$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2015

No. Of Pages : 172

Book Weight :222

About The Book

It gives us immense pleasure in presenting the First Edition of the book on Soft Skills titled “Science and Society” under the new CBCS syllabus of Third Semester B.A., B.Com. and BBM courses of Bangalore University.

We inhabit a world today that is shaped significantly by Science and Technology (S&T). S&T has enriched our lives and proved to be beneficial in our livelihoods. At the same time, many of the products of S&T pose challenges, and in ways, even threaten the existence of societies. This course, meant for students of the humanities / commerce streams, is to provide an overview of the nature of S&T and its interaction with society. It is meant to provide a broad introduction to the most significant discoveries and inventions of modern science that have changed our lives and to bring into focus the need for developing a critical appraisal of the issues related to the connection of S&T with society.

The present book adequately takes care of all the units under the syllabus prescribed by Bangalore University under Soft Skills Paper. The matter is presented in a lucid manner considering the ease of learning for the beginners in Science and Society phenomenon. The three units relating to a brief introduction to science and the practice and discoveries of Science, Science and the Public, Modern Science and its impact on Societies and Science, Life and Livelihoods are covered. The book is simple but profound and rich in comprehending all aspects of Science and Society.


Contents -

1. Introduction to Science
2. Modern Science and its Impact on Societies
3. Science, Life and Livelihoods

About The Author

Dr. K. Ramachandra, has to his credit M.Com.(Rank Holder), MBA., DPM & IR, LLB., and Ph.D., and over two decades of teaching and research experience in the field of Commerce and Management disciplines. He was a High Court Advocate with strong base and exposure on business, taxation, and I PR trade laws. He has produced several Ph.Ds and M.Phils. He has published several International Research Papers in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers of Global Repute. Currently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Commerce and Management, Maharani`s Arts, Commerce and Management College for Women, Bangalore, a NAAC accredited `A` Grade College. A prolific writer and received wide spread acclaim for his power brand books - Services Management, International Finance, Indian Constitution, International Business Laws, Marketing, Research Methodology and the like. He also holds the position of Presidentship of Bangalore University Teachers` Council of Commerce and Management. He is a resource person visiting several B-Schools in India. He is a known personality among the teaching and student community. Formerly he worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Commerce and Management, Government Boys`College, Kolar, as mark of rural service. E-mail: [email protected]

Prof. Alla Bakash S. is an Associate Professor in Commerce. Hasanath College for Women. Bangalore University. He is also serving as Incharge Principal in Hasanath College. Bangalore. He has a teaching experience of more than 1S years in the field of commerce and management. He has pursued his doctoral degree on the topic "Impact of Foreign Banks on Indian Banking System". He has organised a number of seminars and workshops. He has presented a number of research papers in state, national and international seminars and conferences. His areas of interest include subjects like Taxation. Business Economics. Statistics. Banking. Corporate law. Business Law. Management. Strategic Management.

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