Day by day the world is becoming too complex. New problems have been propping up through globalization, liberalization and privatization. Moreover the issues of localization, nuclear weapons, new economic and social orders, political chaos, threats of international cybernetic terrorism and a gamut of development issues have also merged. All the above-mentioned paradigms have not been able to adders the present crises. In these complexities the search for a new paradigm of research is still an open-ended question to all the research is still an open-ended question to all the researchers, to think and act in a way to find a more acceptable and just philosophy, theory and practice. A paradigm shift is very much required to bring forth a social change and development across the globe, particularly on research paradigms.
The book is intended to serve many researchers, academicians, research scholars and students for reference, and it highlights the various inputs on different researchers, research scholars and budding professionals. The book has been designed to meet the needs of all those belonging to the social science fraternity. It may be read and used by all those who are involved in research work and would serve as a frame of reference.