List of Books Recommended for Sociology – UPSC Mains Exam
|Book Name||Author||Publication||Buying LInk|
|Sociology Themes and Perspectives||Michael Haralambos, Martin Holborn||Collins Educational; Eighth edition (28 May 2013)||Click to buy|
|Society In India: Concepts, Theories, And Recent Trends||Ram Ahuja||Rawat Pubns (1 January 1999)||Click to buy|
|Social Problems In India||Ram Ahuja||Rawat Pubns; Expanded, Revised, Updated edition (1 March 2014)||Click to buy|
|Sociology||Anthony Giddens||Wiley; Seventh edition (24 April 2013)||Click to buy|
|Sociological Theory||George Ritzer||McGraw-Hill (8 November 2012)||Click to buy|
|Oxford Dictionary Of Sociology||John Scott||Oxford University Press; Fourth edition (27 February 2015)||Click to buy|
|Modernization Of Indian Tradition||Yogendra Singh||Rawat (1 January 1996)||Click to buy|
|Sociological Thought||Francis Abraham, John Henry Morgan||Wyndham Hall Pr (1 June 1989)||Click to buy|
|Social Change In Modern India||M. N. SRINIVAS||Orient BlackSwan (1995)||Click to buy|
|Caste Its Twentieth Century Avatar||M. N. SRINIVAS||Penguin India; 1997 edition (14 October 2000)||Click to buy|
|Persistence and Change in Tribal India||M.V. Rao||Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd. (2012)||Click to buy|
|Social Background of Indian Nationalism||A. R. Desai||Popular Prakashan Ltd; 6th edition (31 December 2011)||Click to buy|
- Make sure that the book has not compromised on quality and content if you are buying a low-cost edition.
- Old NCERT on sociology is a good source from which to study.
- EPW magazine is a good read for current aspects of Sociology.