Essential Sociology - For Civil Services Main Examination

Essential Sociology - For Civil Services Main Examination (English, Paperback, Nitin Sangwan, Seema)

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Essential Sociology - For Civil Services Main Examination  (English, Paperback, Nitin Sangwan, Seema)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Lexis Nexis
    • Genre: Entrance Exams Preparation
    • ISBN: 9788131251430, 8131251438
    • Edition: 1st Edition 2017, 2017
    • Pages: 558
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    Essential Sociology is a comprehensive text designed for the aspirants of Civil Services Examination. It will also be useful in the preparation of NET/JRF. This book covers the entire syllabus of Sociology optional, as prescribed by UPSC. The entire text has been divided into two parts: Part I and Part II. Part I deals with the topics mentioned in Paper I of the UPSC Civil Services Main syllabus of Sociology optional and it covers evolution of Sociology as a discipline, Sociological thinkers, kinship and social movements among others. Part II deals with the topics mentioned in Paper II of the syllabus and it covers topics like perspectives in Indian Sociology, Colonial impact, Indian social structure, tribal issues, among others. Every chapter ends with a detailed question bank based on the latest pattern of the Civil Services Examination. Written in a simple and lucid language, this book will serve as a ready-reference material for aspirants from diverse backgrounds. Key Features of the book are: • It is the first book to cover the syllabus of Sociology optional in its entirety • Content mapping according to the syllabus of the UPSC • Equipped with more than 200 diagrams, cartoons, tables and illustrations for a clearer understanding • Features thought provoking question banks at the end of every chapter • Based on the updated statistics till 2017 • Loads of additional information to cover unexpected questions
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    • 2017 June
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    • Nitin Sangwan is a Gujarat cadre IAS officer of 2016 Batch. He secured 28th Rank in Civil Services Examination 2015 with Sociology as an optional subject. By qualification he is a mechanical engineer and also holds a management degree. Seema is a dentist by profession and is passionate about reading on a wide variety of social issues including gender discrimination, demographics, inequalities, rural life and developmental economics. She loves to write in her spare time about social issues apart from keeping the dentist in her alive. The authors shall strive to provide additional information to supplement the book Essential Sociology on their blog www.upsc-sociology.blogspot.in based on the feedback received from the readers and the evolving needs of the exam. The authors also look forward to all the suggestions, feedbacks and comments regarding the book which can be addressed to the authors at: thesociobook@gmail.com.
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    Super!

    The book is a veritable compilation of all 'essential' information about Sociology optional.

    Till now there has not been even a single book which covered even half of the syllabus. In this book not even a single topic has been left. And more importantly, every topic is covered so nicely and appropriately to the point without any unnecessary details, but not leaving any important details.

    Topics seems to be very well researched and filled with a lot of contemporary examples and up to date ...
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    Worth every penny

    Very good book for civil service sociology optional....the concepts of thinkers and the indian sociology both are added here in this book like never before...language is very easy and the book is decorated with diagrams and cartoons....
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    Excellent

    Book Delivery was On Time and book was in good shape. Thank you Flipkart.
    Book Review- Nice concise book for sociology optional but this book can't suffice read other books too.This book covers both paper 1&2
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    Worth the money

    well this is the worthy book and content is also lucent.it can give the proper shape to your puzzle pieces but it is essential to go thoroughly this book then only it will pay the best ...!
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    Perfect product!

    Best book For Sociology Optional
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    Simply awesome

    Not a fake photocopied book but a genuine one with quality. Thank you seller
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    Terrific

    this book + any class printed (vikas ranjan) will cover entire syllabi of socio... no need to go for even haralambos or other books. use the flowcharts of the books in answers. to get the insight of book by a topper go to link of topper hemant bhorkhade strategy for sociology
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    Good product and very useful
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    Best in the market!

    Really useful for UPSC CSE optional, recommend one,
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    Questions and Answers
    Q:is this good for beginners?
    A:Yes. It offers a solid foundational base for sociology. The topics of paper-2 are especially well covered. This is important as sources for paper 2 are not easily available.
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    Q:is any additional things added in new edition or just like same older one
    A:In new edition you will get recent examples related to any topic which will give benefits if quoted in an exam otherwise it's all same
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    Q:paper 1 2 are included???
    A:yes both papers included
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    Q:How many pages in this book?
    A:534 Pages
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    Q:does this book cover the basic part ? Is it enough for preliminary exams?
    A:Fristly this book covers mains optional syllabus so there is no point of prelims preparation from this book
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    Q:Is this book is good for studying BA programme??
    A:No! I wont recommend that. It is like a concise guide for UPSC aspirants with needs to be studied with IGNOU notes and other standard books.
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    Q:Is this a photocopy?
    A:No . it's a original copy.
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    Q:Should we start with ncert of class 11 and 12 or with this book?
    A:you can prefer old ncert of sociology not new one.. it's a very small book..then u can go through with this book.. before reading ...plz check from which topic..more questions are coming frequently..
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    Q:is this latest edition of 2019,2020 or is it a 2017 edition ? is this book ever updated ?
    A:it is reprinted editon 2019 .nothing is updated I think .
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    Q:is it better than harlambos
    A:yes
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