Contemporary Issues (Mumbai Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-679-3

Student Price : Rs.198

Student Dollar Price : 8$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 238

About The Book

With the growing channels of connect, different society around the globe have become very narrow and easily accessible as well as engaged. Cultures are emerging and diffusing with each other. New trends of communication are playing an important role in transiting a traditional society into a modern society. Role of mass media in society cannot be neglected or eliminated. The association of media with society is growing in its importance through its involvement in every stage of societal development and growth. With the help of contemporary issues such as global warming, laws and legislature and many more, it is becoming easier to understand ourselves better, since these issues examine how the world is influenced and it becomes easier to know the situation.

The subject matter of these contemporary issues are diverse, ranging from crime to climate change, from the acts to the state, to the divisions of SEZ and MIDC and from police reforms to terrorism. Unifying the study of these diverse subjects as ‘contemporary issues’, makes it easier to understanding how human action and consciousness are shaped in the society and makes one well aware of the numerous diverse trends around the world.

The book “Contemporary Issues” brings about a complete understanding of various associated concepts and topics that are contemporary in nature, along with their importance to mass media. The logical analysis of concepts for better understanding, analysis, and interpretation of contemporary issues around the world and India are achieved in this book.

Through analytical presentation and holistic approach, this book has been designed as a textbook for students of Mass Media and/or Contemporary Issues with reference to its importance to mass media. It is written in accordance with the prescribed syllabus given by the University of Mumbai.


Contents -

Module 1
1. Climate Change and Global Warming
2. Deforestation
3. Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ)
4. Sustainable Development
5. Movements Related to Environmental Protection
Module 2
6. Human Rights
7. women Rights
8. Child Rights
9. Education
10. National Health Policy 2015
Module 3
11. Crime and Politics
12. Corruption
13. Whistle Blowers
14. Anti-state Violence
15. Insurgency with Reference to North East
16. Terrorism
Module 4
17. The Role of MIDC in the Ecomomic Development of Maharashtra
18. Special Economic Zone (SEZ)
19. Food Security Act 2013
20. Agrarian Issues in Maharashtra
Module 5
21. Tribal Issues
22. Police Reforms
23. Illegal Immigration from Bangladesh
24. Developmental Issues

About The Author

Prof. Sheetal Aditya, a postgraduate in Business Administration specialized in international Business, pursuing Ph.D. in title “Impact of Education in Smart Cities” and Master in Arts in Education. She is in the teaching field from the past 7 years and spearheading the department of Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) at Tilak Callege of Science and Commerce, Vashi. Her core subjects are Contemporary Issues, Brand Building, Media Planning and Buying, International Marketing, Logistics Management, Legal Ethics and Environment, Public Relation, Sales and Distribution Management. Her first book was on the specialized topic “Introduction to Public Relation” for the second year Bachelors of Mass Media (BMM) Students. She is part of an NGO MicroTech Global Foundation for an Initiation called as “Secured Governance” in which more than 60 and more books on National Growth and Security through smart Cities have been written. She was paper setter for T.Y. BMM Semester V for subject “Media planning and Buying” for academic year 2016-17. She was awarded the “Best Research Paper” at Ramanand Arya D.A.V. College on the title “Blended learning Creating Value Education” –A Tool for Qualitative Teaching and Learning  Process and “Teacher Honorarium” by Lions club of Navi Mumbai on the occasion of Teachers  Day as an excellent contribution towards social cause and welfare through women Development Cell. She was invited twice as a Guest Speaker to talk on the topic “Wearable Technology in Education” and “Digitalization of Education in Classroom- Trends in Education in digital World” at International conclave organized by JJTU University and SPDT Skill Development Centre to address across students from various colleges. She has presented research papers in more than 20 Natioal and International Conferences on various topics of smart Cities, Management, Marketing, Logistics and Supply Chain, consumer Behaviour, Science and Chemistry. She has spearheaded various committees such as chairman of women Development Cell; organized various workshops under women concern areas of health security, safety and rights, Head of magazine Committee concerned with the total scheduling of events in the college through the magazine “Tilak Jyot” and Head of Cultural committee organized annual fest Anubhav successfully. She believes in the virtue of hard work and perseverance. These are the strongest elements she has and truly follows, an ambient, assiduous, emotional, mature lover, ardent novel reader, loves to among loved ones. These are the few words which describe her. She is good team player and have handed teamwork and leadership responsibilities. Truly believers that it has “It is not the stars which destiny but ourselves.”

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