According to Weinberg (1960) Social Problems are behaviour patterns which arise from Social processes and are considered so objectionable by many members of a society that they recognize that corrective policies, programmes and services are necessary to cope with them.
3.1. Characteristics of Social Problems
- All Social problems are situations which have injurious consequences for
- All Social problems are derivation from ideal situation.
- All Social problems have common basis of origin.
- All Social problems are social in origin.
- All Social problems are caused by pathological social conditions.
- All Social problems are interconnected.
- All Social problems are social in their result that is they affect all section
- The responsibility for social problems is social, that is, they require
collective approach for their solution.
- Social problems are occur in all societies.