Sociology as the optional in Civil service Mains exams demands a deep analytical insight in mastering the contents of the subject. The book that we have designed for you is essentially is a comprehensive text benefitting the aspirants in multi-dimensional manner. On the face value this textual exercise seems to effectively work for the Civil Services Exams but is also useful in the preparation of NET/JRF as the basic themes and theories of the subject do not change when we look at the syllabus of the UGC –NET exams. This Sociology book by our Publication House covers the entire syllabus of Sociology optional IAS Mains Exam, as prescribed by UPSC. As per the laid out plan, the entire text book text has been branched into two parts.
The book holistically treats the topics as mentioned in Paper I of the UPSC Civil Services Main syllabus of Sociology optional. The description in Part first from the start till the finish proportionately signifies evolution of Sociology as a discipline, origin of sociology, types of society, community rural and urban, species and culture, social group, religion magic and science, social change, and procedures for change, human evolution, family and marriage sociological thinkers, kinship and social movements. The second part in the book thoroughly deals with the topics as prescribed in Paper II of the UPSC syllabus. It encompasses topics like perspectives in Indian Sociology, Colonial impact, Indian social structure, contemporary social issue related to women empowerment and tribal welfare. The book contains beautiful commentary on the contemporary sociological scenario at the end of every chapter which makes an attempt to infuse a thinking spirit into minds of the aspirants and thus equip them with writing skill which is the first and foremost requirement of the Mains Exams . The book follows latest pattern of the Civil Services Examination in its scheme and plan. No stone has been left unturned in making the book lucid in style with simple in narration.
The book serves not only as ready reference but also works as living sociological document for preparing students as responsible social beings getting ready to contribute to the development and enrichment of society .The coverage is broadened with mapping of the content in memorizing technique and thus fully keeps in view the emerging trends in the year 2017 in the Mains Exams.
With loads of information given in each chapter the book fully satisfies the hunger of knowledge unparalleled and unmatched anywhere else in any other book on the same subject. No doubt this is the best book on sociology optional for IAS Mains Exams with a commitment to enrich and enlighten the brains of the competitors. We are sure that book will, on the one hand, fill the students with confidence and on the other hand creates avenues for those selected in the Mains for preparation of interview in the final leg of exams because all the questions expected to be asked in interview are more or less designed to test the sociological perspective of the civil services aspirants which is integral theme of the book. So the book truly fulfills that requirement of interview as well.