Admission Tests: Book list for Sociology

Paper-I

  1. Herton and Hunt, Sociology, Mcgraw- Hill International, Singapore 1984
  2. Abrahamson Mark, Urban Sociology, Prentice-Hall Inc, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1980 - Buy from Amazon.in
  3. Haris C. C., The Sociology Enterprises: A Disscussion of Fundamental Concept, St. Martin Press Inc., New York, 1980 - Buy from Amazon.in
  4. Wilson John, Introduction to Social Movements, Basic Books, NY , 1998. - Buy from Amazon.in
  5. Hamilton , Malcom, B. The Sociology of Religion, Routledge, London , 1995. - Buy from Amazon.in
  6. Williams, Malcom, Science and Social Science: An Introduction, Routledge, London , 2000.
  7. D.K.S. Roy, Social Development and the Empowerment of Mariginalised Groups: Perspectives and Strategies, Sage, New Delhi- 2001 - Buy from Amazon.in
  8. Harris C.C., The Family, Allen and Unwin, London - 1977
  9. Andreas Hess, Concept of Social Stratification, European and American Models, Palgrave, Houndmills, NY , 2001
  10. Giddens, Anthony, Capitalisation and Modern Social Theory, University Press Cambridge, 1971
  11. Smelser, N.J.The Sociology of Economic Life, Prentice Hall, New Delhi - 1988.
  12. Haralombos, M, and Heald, R,M. Sociology: Themes and Perspectives, Oxford. Delhi - 1980.
  13. Randall Collins, Theoretical Sociology, Harcourt Brace and Company, Florida, 1996.
  14. Bottomore. T.B. Sociology: A GFuide of problem and Literature Allen and Unwin, London - 1972.
  15. Etzioni, Amitali, Modern Organization, Prentice Hall, NY, 1995
  16. Cuff, Sharrock, and Francis, Perrspective in Sociology, Routledge, NY 1995

Paper II

  1. Mandelbaum, David, Society in India, University of California, Press Berkreley, 1970
  2. Srivnivas M N Caste in Modern India and Other Essays, Asia Publishing House, Bombay -1962
  3. Srinivas M N Social Change in Modern India, Berkeley,University of California Press 1966.
  4. Srinivas and Shah, The Myth of the self sufficiency of the Indian Village, The Economic weekly, 12:1375-1378
  5. Beteille Andre Sociology, Oxford, New Delhi - 2002 - Buy from Amazon.in
  6. Beteille Andre, The idea of Natural, Inequality and other Essays, Oxford, Delhi - 1987.
  7. Beteille Andre, Essay in Contemporary Sociology, Oxford, Delhi - 1987.
  8. Beteille Andre, Social Inequality of Indian Penguine, London, 1978.
  9. Singh Yogender Cultural Change in India, Rawat, Jaipur, 2002.
  10. Singh Yogender, Modernization of Indian Tradition, Thompson Press, New Delhi - 1973.
  11. Unnithan T K , Indra Dev and Singh, Y, (eds) Towards a Sociology of Culture in India, Prentice Hall, new Delhi - 1965.
  12. Gupta, Dipasnkar, Interrogating Caste, Penguine, New Delhi - 2000. - Buy from Amazon.in
  13. Shah A M Family in Contempory India, Orient Longman, New Delhi - 2001.
  14. Chandrani and Chandrani, Essay in Rural Sociology, Rawat, Jaipur -2000.
  15. Desai, Neera, and Krishnaraj, Women and Society in India,New Delhi - 1990.
  16. Singer Milton and Cohen B S Structure and chasnge in Indian Society, Weener Grin Foundation for Anthropological Research 1968.
  17. Sharma K L (ed) Sociolo Inequilities in Indian , Profiles of Caste Class, Power and Sociol Mobility, Rawat, Jaipur 1945.
  18. Gallenter Masrc, Competing, Inequalities, Oxford, NY 1998.
  19. Joshi, P C Sociol Science and Development: Quest for Relevence, Hasr-Anand Publication, Delhi 1995.

Reference Books for Objective Types

  1. IGNOU Material
  2. Sociology - Sachideva & Vidhya Bushan.
  3. Sociology - T.B. Bottomore.
  4. Sociology Themes & Perspectives - Moralambose & R M Heald.
  5. Unique Guide.
  6. Dhilion Guide.
  7. Spectrum Guide.
  8. Sociology Dictionary - William P. Scott. - Buy from Amazon.in
  9. Social Demography - Asha & Bandhi.
  10. Social Anthropology - Madan & Majumdar.
  11. Political System - Smelser.
  12. Sociology - Horton and Hunt - Buy from Amazon.in
  13. Harlambus - Introduction to Sociology
  14. Tribal India - L.P. Vidhyarthi
  15. Modernisation of Indian Tradition - Y. Singh
  16. Sociology XI & XII Std NCERT
  17. Oxford Dictionary / Collins
  18. Cultural Anthropology -Madan and Majumdar
  19. Chapters from a good book on Demography and Urban geography (Can consult Geography Text for this)

Reference Books for Subjective Types

  1. Ram Ahuja: Society in India - Buy from Amazon.in
  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 - Buy from Amazon.in
  5. participation as freedom - Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze - Buy from Amazon.in
  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 - Buy from Amazon.in