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Social Problems of Pakistan.

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  • Submitted: 28/06/2004
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GCSE Sociology

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Sunday, 05 October, 2003


Halima Khan. B.A1

According to most definitions, a social problem is a harmful social condition, according to the beliefs and values of some influential or dominant group in the society. A harmful social condition becomes a social problem when a social need persists over some time and is not provided for because there are a number of competing needs while the proposed budget is not sufficient to cater for all of them. Thus social problems involve social issues. Sociological approaches to social problems usually involve research to determine the causes of social problems and the effectiveness of policies or programs in attempting to solve them.

Pakistan is a third world country, and like any other country its inhabitants have needs which need to be fulfilled. And the three basic are: food, shelter, and education.When these needs are not fulfilled they become social problems. Pakistan, being a poor country is facing many of these social problems, identification of which is necessary if we want to find solutions for them. With a limited budget we cannot hope for a miracle but in our own limited way every individual

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