Best School Books – Class 11 and 12 – Sociology

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We’ve compiled a list of the best school books for students studying Sociology, categorized by grade level (Class 11 & 12). Most of the schools follow CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB, or State Boards syllabus and we have compiled a list of books based on these Educational Boards. These textbooks will help students succeed in their Sociology classes and exams.

Here’s a full list of best school books on Class 11 and Class 12 Sociology.

Senior Secondary School/Higher Secondary School Sociology Books: (Class 11th and 12th)

Class 12 Sociology Books

Here is a comprehensive list of the top school books for Class 12 – Sociology.

1.”Indian Society Textbook in Sociology for Class XII” by NCERT

“Indian Society Textbook in Sociology for Class XII” Book Review: This book is written according to the latest CBSE guidelines. It is used as a textbook in many schools all over the country. This book helps students of class 12 in preparing for their board examinations. It covers various stories along with different types of questions and meanings of important words at the end of every chapter.

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2.”Bhartiya Samaj : Textbook of Sociology for Class :12 – 12112″ by NCERT

“Bhartiya Samaj : Textbook of Sociology for Class :12 – 12112″ Book Review: This book is written according to the latest CBSE guidelines. It is used as a textbook in many schools all over the country. This book helps students of class 12 in preparing for their board examinations.

3.”Social Change and Development in India Textbook in Sociology for Class 12-12109″ by NCERT

“Social Change and Development in India Textbook in Sociology for Class 12-12109″ Book Review: This book is designed following the recent CBSE guidelines for students of class 12 studying sociology. It helps students in scoring good marks in board examinations as it covers every topic including its fundamentals. The book is written in lucid language and provides exercises at the end of each chapter. It covers topics like change and development in rural society as well as in industrial society.

4.”Bharat Me Samajik Parivartan Aur Vikas – Textbook of Sociology for Class – 12 – 12110″ by NCERT

“Bharat Me Samajik Parivartan Aur Vikas – Textbook of Sociology for Class – 12 – 12110″ Book Review: This book is designed following the recent CBSE guidelines for students of class 12 studying sociology. It helps students for preparation of their board examinations as it covers every topic including its fundamentals.

5.”Sociology Class 12″ by A.K. Bhatnagar

“Sociology Class 12″ Book Review: This book is written according to the latest CBSE guidelines. It is used as a textbook in many schools all over the country. The book includes topic by topic explanation of each point which helps students in differentiating between the topics. It also presents questions after every chapter for self assessment.

6.”Senior Secondary Series CBSE Class 12 Sociology 10 Years Papers & Sample Papers” by Satish

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“Senior Secondary Series CBSE Class 12 Sociology 10 Years Papers & Sample Papers” Book Review: This book is written according to the CBSE guidelines. It includes sample question papers where some are solved and the rest are unsolved. The book also contains solutions where answers are written following the latest guidelines. It also covers valuable exam preparation tips from experts. The stepwise marking scheme is also explained in detail in this book.

7.”Cambridge IGCSE Sociology Coursebook (Cambridge International IGCSE)” by Jonathan Blundell

“Cambridge IGCSE Sociology Coursebook (Cambridge International IGCSE)” Book Review: This book is written in a very lucid language and the syllabus is covered in a thorough manner. It includes recent research along with case studies which helps students learn better. The book further provides many thought provoking questions to gain a good grasp over the topics. In addition, the book contains many activity based tasks as well as includes revision of key terms and concepts. A CD-ROM is also provided with the book helping teachers teach the students in a better way.

8.”Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology Coursebook (Cambridge International Examinations)” by Chris Livesey

“Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology Coursebook (Cambridge International Examinations)” Book Review: This book discusses recent sociological research and case studies. It includes explanation of key terms as well as different types of questions for self assessment. The book provides revision checklists which helps in consolidating understanding. It acts as a reference for students where exam-style questions are included after every chapter. A CD-ROM is also provided with the book helping teachers teach the students in a better way.

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9.”GOLDEN SOCIOLOGY XII” by Sandhia Gupta

“GOLDEN SOCIOLOGY XII” Book Review: This book discusses sociology especially in the Indian context. It covers different chapters as per syllabus and provides detailed elaboration on every concept. The book presents illustrations, examples, flow charts as well as tables for better understanding. It contains different types of questions like MCQs, very short answer type questions, short answer type questions as well as long answer type questions. In addition, it provides few sample question papers for self assessment.

10.”ISC Sociology For Class – 12″ by Manjir Ghosh

“ISC Sociology For Class – 12″ Book Review: This book is designed according to the latest ISC guidelines. It is used as a textbook in many schools all over the country. The book includes topic by topic explanation of each point which helps students in differentiating between the topics. It also presents questions after every chapter for self assessment.

Class 11 Sociology Books

The complete list of the top textbooks for class 11 sociology is provided below.

1.”Introducing Sociology Textbook for Class – 11 – 11104″ by NCERT

“Introducing Sociology Textbook for Class – 11 – 11104″ Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book aims to provide guidance to maintain social personality and life among every individual. The topics covered in the book are introduction to sociology and society.The book also includes the term, concepts and their use of sociology. The book also provides Illustrations and tabular representations to make the learning easy for the students. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 11. The book also explains culture and socialisation with the help of examples and research provided.

2.”Samaj Ka Bodh – Textbook of Sociology for Class – 11 – 11107″ by NCERT

”Samaj Ka Bodh – Textbook of Sociology for Class – 11 – 11107″ Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 11. The book helps the students to grasp the understanding of sociology in hindi with clarity of words. The book explains sociology among strangers and with neighbours too. The book also describes sociology in the society and how culture can impact an individual’s life. The book is also suitable for persons interested in sociology and developing relationships among societies.

3.”Sociology Class 11 CBSE (2018-19)” by A.K. Bhatnagar

”Sociology Class 11 CBSE (2018-19)” Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book aims to provide guidance to maintain social personality and life among every individual. The topics covered in the book are introduction to sociology and society.The book also includes the term, concepts and their use of sociology. The book also provides Illustrations and tabular representations to make the learning easy for the students. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 11. The book also explains culture and socialisation with the help of examples and research provided.

4.”Indian Society Textbook in Sociology for Class XII” by NCERT

”Indian Society Textbook in Sociology for Class XII” Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 12. The book begins with an introduction to sociology and also explains the indian society. The book also describes the demographic structure of the indian society. Social institutions that include continuity and change are also included in the book. The book also explains the market as a social institution. Patterns of social inequality and exclusion are also included in the book. The Advantages and disadvantages as well as the applications of cultural diversity are explained in the book.

5.”MBD Sociology Refresher Class 11″ by MBD

”MBD Sociology Refresher Class 11″ Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 12. The book begins with an introduction to sociology and also explains the indian society. The book also describes the demographic structure of the indian society. Social institutions that include continuity and change are also included in the book. The book also explains the market as a social institution. Patterns of social inequality and exclusion are also included in the book. The Advantages and disadvantages as well as the applications of cultural diversity are explained in the book.

6.”A Golden Passport to Sociology for Class 11″ by Birendra Kumar Singh

”A Golden Passport to Sociology for Class 11″ Book Review:The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 12. The Advantages and disadvantages as well as the applications of cultural diversity are explained in the book. The book also describes examples of sociology.The book describes the Sociology Class 11 Notes NCERT Chapter Wise Pdf free download in hindi and english medium was designed by expert teachers from latest edition of NCERT books to get good marks in board exams.

7.”ISC Sociology For Class – 11″ by Manjir Ghosh

”ISC Sociology For Class – 11″ Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 12. The book begins with an introduction to sociology and also explains the indian society. The book also describes the demographic structure of the indian society. Social institutions that include continuity and change are also included in the book. The book also explains the market as a social institution. Patterns of social inequality and exclusion are also included in the book. The Advantages and disadvantages as well as the applications of cultural diversity are explained in the book. The book also describes examples of sociology.

8.”Middle Class Families: Volume 11 (International Library of Sociology)” by Colin Bell

”Middle Class Families: Volume 11 (International Library of Sociology)” Book Review: The book is designed for undergraduates pursuing arts and sociology. The book is suitable for students appearing for their final examination of class 12. The book explains empirical investigations and personal experience, and also includes the Sociology of Gender and the Family set of the International Library of Sociology. The book also explains the established patterns and regularities in social behaviour, and to understand the social roles of kinship groups, mothers, wives, children and the elderly.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on the Sociology subject and came out with a recommended list of the top 10 Sociology books for each grade. If any more book needs to be added to the list of best books on Sociology, please let us know. We hope you find this list helpful in your studies.

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