BOOK LIST FOR SOCIOLOGY (MAINS)

Posted: February 22, 2013 in MAINS subjects

Reference Books For Sociology Mains Exam

1. Ram Ahuja: Society in India
2. Ram Ahuja: Social problems in India
3. IGNOU notes (especially for thinkers and topic on Indian system)
4. Caste its 20th Century Avatar – M.N. Srinivas
5. participation as freedom – Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze
6. Y. Singh – Modernisation of Indian Tradition
7. Y. Singh – Social tradition in India
8. L.P. Vidhyarthi – Tribal India
9. Yojana (Independence day special 2001 on population)
10. Y. Singh – Social Change in India
11. Niel J. Smelser for Economy and Society
12. Abraham and Francis – Sociological theory

General Reference Books For Sociology

  • Sociology – T.B. Bottomore
  • Sociology – Harry M. Johnson
  • Sociology: An introduction and analysis – Maclver and Page
  • Handbook of sociology – Ogburn and Ninkoff
  • Social anthropology – Madan and Majumdar
  • Social Thought – Abraham and Morgan
  • Social structure – M.N. Srinivas
  • Dictionary of sociology – Dunean and Mitchel or Penguin

Topicwise Suggested Sociology Books

  • Introductory sociology: T.B. Bottmore
  • Basic contribution of sociological and anthropological thinkers: dictionary of sociology, Social and cultural process: Maclver and Page and Madan & Majumdar
  • Deviance and central: Social stratification – Harlambos and T.B. Bottomore
  • Illustrations – Johnson
  • Political institutions – Bottomore
  • Religious and social institutions – Madan & Majumdar
  • Basic Concepts of Indian sociology – Y Singh (Modernization of Indian Tradition), Villavge, Town, City, Maclver & Page
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