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Sociology optional, plan strategy and resources. Need help.

I am very tensed about how to devise a perfect strategy for my optional preparation. How should we start, what are the resources (book list) for paper 1 and especially paper 2 of which i am not able to find sources.
Those who are experienced please help me by providing your valuable inputs. It would be of great help. Thank you.
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  • Please guide me regarding material required for sociology paper 2. Please reply soon.
  • From where can I download the ignou MA notes of sociology?
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  • Hey guys good morning. Sharing one insightful article which might be helpful for Sociology Paper-2 and Mains (GS-1 Social Issues) & Essay.
    Social Issues – Issues Related to Women (Part-1)
    Issues Related to Women has been covered in three parts. This is first part, next two parts will come in few days.
    A] Crimes Against Women
    Cybercrime
    Domestic Violence Act
    Genital Mutilation
    B] Discrimination Against Women
    Personal Laws and Gender Justice
    Declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR)
    Surrogacy
    Maternal / Neo-Natal Health
    Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2014
    https://ydsedu.com/2017/12/17/social-issues-issues-related-to-women-part-1/
  • DM_BABU said:

    I am very tensed about how to devise a perfect strategy for my optional preparation. How should we start, what are the resources (book list) for paper 1 and especially paper 2 of which i am not able to find sources.
    Those who are experienced please help me by providing your valuable inputs. It would be of great help. Thank you.

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  • hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/
  • hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/

    your all queries are solved/quenched by "GURU-THE TEACHER" (IN 1st Video of sociology lecture) surf through the above video link and lectures of this series are in pipeline.
    all the best sister.
  • hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/

    https://www.amazon.in/gp/aw/d/0007583192/ref=pd_aw_sbs_14_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=SN6Q500N1K26JK397JNA
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  • Dear All,

    I'm a serving Civil Services officer of Batch 2013 and I have cleared the examination in my first attempt. I had Sociology as an optional as well and over the last few years, I have given valuable feedback to several students during their preparation with their optional, essay and GS. Me along with a few others are looking to do this professionally and can give you feedback on your answer scripts for a nominal fee. Do drop me a mail if you are interested. I'm available on poojappalicha@gmail.com. All the best!
  • hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/

    your all queries are solved/quenched by "GURU-THE TEACHER" (IN 1st Video of sociology lecture) surf through the above video link and lectures of this series are in pipeline.
    all the best sister.
    yeah it is helpful, thank u Sir :)
    ann said:

    hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/

    https://www.amazon.in/gp/aw/d/0007583192/ref=pd_aw_sbs_14_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=SN6Q500N1K26JK397JNA
    thanx Mam :)
  • hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/

    your all queries are solved/quenched by "GURU-THE TEACHER" (IN 1st Video of sociology lecture) surf through the above video link and lectures of this series are in pipeline.
    all the best sister.
    yeah it is helpful, thank u Sir :)
    ann said:

    hi , i m new to socio optional, tangled between so many advises i brought books suggested by ppl but still confused.
    pls anybody tell which haralambos version should ideally be read as there are more than one version on amazon n flipkart. :/

    https://www.amazon.in/gp/aw/d/0007583192/ref=pd_aw_sbs_14_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=SN6Q500N1K26JK397JNA
    thanx Mam :)
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