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Syllabus and the Books to be Referred for Sociology (in Hindi)
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This lesson explores the relation between paper 1 and paper 2, it goes through the syllabus and finds out what are the books that need to be referred to make notes module wise.

Vanmala Ramesh
A passionate teacher, polity enthusiast, love reading, and enjoy doing research projects on social issues.

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There is correction in Q 36 Bamboo is no more classified as tree in non forest areas but continues to be Tree in forest areas
Dear Ma'am, Please let me access to the link of complete lectures on sociology.
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
share your email id
Vanmala Ramesh Ma'am, i scored poorly in my Mains optional (sociology) last time as i prepared it myself without any guidance but now i have found you as my Mentor for this awesome subject and i am so much delighted to have you to get us all through this time in mains- kindly send me the links for the IGNOU books and other important pdfs by Haralambos & Holborn, T.B.Bottomore, Anthony G. , Morgan. of lessons, jo aap ne mention kiye hain for paper 1 and paper 2. it is going to be of huge help and definitely life changing... my email address is 1611.aadi@gmail.com a BIG thank you Ma'am :)
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Sure Adarsh.
mam please share ignou material Link's
Deeptimoyee Patra
10 months ago
Ma'm kindly let me access to the complete lectures on sociology My mail id is deeptimoyee.patra96@gmail.com
Vanmala Ramesh
10 months ago
Deepti I won't be able to send it as it is against Unacademy rules, if you want I can send the notes of class 11 and 12 and other materials.
ma'am please do send me too , been waiting from past 5 months.... 1611.aadi@gmail.com . thank you ma'am :)
Vanmala Ramesh
10 months ago
Sorry, you will receive it today only.
Vanmala Ramesh
10 months ago
Next time if I forget please remind me, bec I get so many requests that i tend to forget.
Vanmala Ramesh
10 months ago
Ironman sent, please check
got it ma'am. thank you so much . :) :)
Bhavya balyan
5 months ago
Hello ma'am Can you please send me the links for the IGNOU books and other important pdfs by Haralombos and holborn, T.B. bottomore, Anthony G.
Vanmala Ramesh
5 months ago
Bhavya your email id please
Bhavya balyan
4 months ago
bbalyan1996@gmail.com
mam should we make notes from ncert or ignou or harolombus.
Vanmala Ramesh
2 years ago
Notes are very important, helps you in quick revision, because it is impossible for us to remember everything.
R Kumar Thakur
2 years ago
thanks????
Shruti Suman
2 years ago
mam...kindly send me the links for the books and pdfs u are mentioning..it is going to be of great help... my email address is shrutisuman47@gmail.com
Vanmala Ramesh
2 years ago
Okay Shruti
R Kumar Thakur
2 years ago
mam send me also plzzzzzz. trakeshkumar22@gmail.com. I will be thankful to you:)
Vanmala Ramesh
2 years ago
Rajesh do you need IGNOU materials.
Vanmala Ramesh
2 years ago
Shruti do you need IGNOU materials.
Shruti Suman
2 years ago
yes mam...I need ignou materials...along with that if u have links for pdf of antony giddens , t b bottomore and haralombus then it would be a great help to me.... i don't have these books... btw..thank u so much for ur reply means a lot to me mam..
Shruti Suman
2 years ago
mam..I need ignou materials along with that if u have pdfs of other books also then kindly do send them to me...its going to to help me a lot
R Kumar Thakur
2 years ago
mam it's great you response me. Yes kindly mail me those ignou materials along with other necessary material:)
Vanmala Ramesh
2 years ago
Shruti and Rakesh please check your mailbox
Shruti Suman
2 years ago
thank u mam...thank u so much...u are just awesome....and i am so much obliged to u...thank u so much...
R Kumar Thakur
2 years ago
mam I didn't get any mail
Vanmala Ramesh
2 years ago
Sorry have sent to wrong emailid
R Kumar Thakur
2 years ago
thanks mam, thanks a lot:)
Shalini Singh
a year ago
@vanmala ma'am please mail the same to me on singhshalini759@gmail.com . thank you. :)
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Shalini please specify what study materials do you need.
Shalini Singh
a year ago
ma'am ! I want the materials you have mentioned in this video. ignou materials, harolombus and material for paper 2 also. I will be studying sociology from scratch. I'm grateful to you. :)
Amit Kumar Kumar
9 months ago
my mail is amit17994@gmail.com ma'am please send notes...
vjvjanjua@gmail.com.........mam, i have just started preparation of optional subject can you pls send me the link or pdf of ncert and IGNOU TIA...thank u
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Okay Vikram.
Ankit Jain
a year ago
hello vikram if ma'am gives you a links for.study material than please share with me bro my e mail id is ankitkumarjain001@gmail.com please share link with me as soon as possible thnq
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
I will send it to you Ankit
Mradul Kankaria
a year ago
Forward it to mradulkankaria7@gmail.com also
Akanksha Padhye
a year ago
please forward it to me too... akankshapadhye@gmail.com
Abhishek Kumar
a year ago
please forward it to abhishek_kumar111@yahoo.com
Poonam mourya
a year ago
angelpoonam574@gmail.com
Ankit Jain
a year ago
hello friends kya aaplog Ko link mil gya hai ya me bheju
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Ankit which material do you need will send it today
Priyanka satapathy
10 months ago
Madm plz send me the link of sociology materials on Priyankasatapathy 5@gmail.com
Mam!! i need 1) IGNOU BA material 2) IGNOU MA material 3) T.B.Bottomore book my maip id: yohansuriya3@gmail.com
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Will send it Yohan
Yohan
a year ago
Mam,sorry i haven't receive any mail till now
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Sorry will send it tonight
Sonali Sharma
a year ago
Hlo... pls mail me the material maam has provided... Sonalisharma2241@gmail.com
Ashish pandya
a year ago
pls send me ingou notes in hindi on my gmail id.my id is Ashish8304@gmail.com
Deeptimoyee Patra
10 months ago
Ma'm kindly mail me the above materials 1-IGNOU BA material 2-IGNOU MA material 3-T.B.Bottomore book My Mailid- deeptimoyee.patra96@gmail.com
Mam ! I have the blue book"Haralambos" having15 chapters..my queries is ,is there any unit of part one syllabus which is not covered in this book..or it should be studied thoroughly from cover to cover????
Vanmala Ramesh
a year ago
Ranjan you can read all of them but they are more applicable to paper 2 the thinkers part is not covered, I will be shortly uploading the thinkers part.
  1. COMPLETE STRATEGY AND APPROACH TO SOCIOLOGY OPTIONAL. UPSC MAINS Vanamala Ramesh


  2. ABOUT MYSELF Graduated from Bangalore sniversity in 198z ' Graduated from Bangalore university in 1987. Worked in Delhi. Into doing research projects. Teaching is my passion, it adds meaning to Worked in Delhi. . . my life.


  3. COMPLETE STRATEGY AND APPROACH TO SOCIOLOGY OPTIONAL UPSC MAINS SYLLABUS AND BOOKS TO BE REFERRED Vanamala Ramessh


  4. SYLLABUS FOR SOCIOLOGY OPTIONAL PAPER TWO PAPER ONE Indian Sociology and Sociologists. Introduction to Sociology. World Sociolo Components, French and Development of Indiarn Society. Industrial Revolution. Theories, terms concepts Thinkers. Structure and change in the Indian Societ .


  5. SYLLABUS AND BOOKS TO BE REFERRED. PAPER 1 i. Sociology the Discipline: a) Modernity and social changes in Europe and emergence of sociology. Books: NCERT and IGNOU B.A/ESO 13. b) Scope of the subject and comparison with other social sciences. Books: NCERT, Sociology: T.B. Bottomore. sciences. BookS: c) Sociology and common sense. Books: Sociology: Anthony Giddens.


  6. 2. SOCIOLOGY AS A SCIENCE: a) Science, scientific method and critique. Book: Sociology: Anthony Giddens and Google b) Major theoretical strands of research methodology. Books: Anthony Giddens and Morgan. c) Positivism and its critique. Books: Sociology by Haralambos and Holborn. d) Fact value and objectivity. IGNOU MA MSO/oo2 e) Non positivist methodologies. Haralambos and Holborn.


  7. 3. RESEARCH METHODS AND ANALYSIS a) Qualitative and Quantitative methods. b) Techniques and data collection. c) Variables, samples, hypothesis, reliability, and validity. I have referred from IGNOU MA MSO/oo2 Few parts from the net.


  8. 4. SOCIOLOGICAL THINKERS a) Karl Marx- Historical Materialism, mode of production, alienation, class struggle. b) Emile Durkheim: Division of labour,social fact, suicide, religion and societ ureaucraC Protestant ethic and the spirit of d) Talcott Parsons: Social system, pattern variables e) Robert Merton : Latent and manifest functions, conformity and capitalism. deviance, reference groups.


  9. Mead: Self and Identity. Referred Books: Ritzer, IGNOU BA ESO/13 and Sociological thinkers by R K Mukerjee. S. STRATIFICATION AND MOBILITY a) Concepts: Equality,Inequality,hierarchy, exclusion, poverty and deprivation. Book: Haralambos and Holborn, NCERT. b) Theories of Social stratification: Structural functionalist theory Marxist theory, Weberian theory. Book: Haralambos and Holborn and NCERT


  10. c) Dimensions: Social Stratification of class, status groups.gender ethnicity and race. Books: Haralambos and Holborn, hteraction Concept Robert C.Carson NCERT urban communication Hewit Social mobility: Open and closed systems, types of mobility, sources and causes of mobility. Books: NCERT AND IGNOU BA ESO/14. Bureaucracy in Modern Society Blau Meyer Second NA Seman and Wielsh FoundationforSoc logy A Self-Learning Text SHAPR0 COLLECIVE BEHAIOR ND LOUSE.GENEVE SCCIAL MOVEMENTS


  11. 9. SYSTEMS OF KINSHIP a) Family, household, marriage. b) Types and forms of family. c) Lineage and descent. d) Patriarchy and sexual division of labour Famil Contemporary trends. PATRIARCHY AHEAD Books: IGNOU, Haralambos, Giddens, NCERT, RITZER.