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Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations (General Studies II) Civil Services (Main) Examination

Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations (General Studies II) Civil Services (Main) Examination

Author(s)
:  Showick Thorpe
ISBN
:  9789350357927
Year
:  2016
Format
:  Soft Cover
Edition
:  2nd Edition 2016
Price
:  INR 495.00 / US$ 24.75
  • Description
  • About the Author

Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations (General Studies II) is a comprehensive book designed for the aspirants of Civil Services Main Examination. Mapped to the UPSC syllabus, the text covers Indian Constitution and its structure; the Parliament and legislatures; executive and judiciary; pressure groups and constitutional and regulatory bodies; government policies and flagship schemes of development; governance and role of civil society, India and its foreign relations; and international organizations and agencies etc. The content is divided into five sections based on the notified syllabus. Each section has a bouquet of chapters that deals with specific sub-topics treated exclusively for detailed understanding of the subject matter. Each chapter contains various pedagogical features such as Learning Objectives at the beginning and Question Prompts at the end. It is a ready reference book for those requiring to hone their analytical skills as per the format of the examination.

Key features:-

  • Covers the entire syllabus of General Studies Paper II for Civil Services Main Examination
  • Provides the fundamentals of the Indian Constitution, its historical background and basic structure
  • Brief and analytical understanding of the functioning and responsibilities of Parliament
  • Imparts a quick look-in at governmental development schemes and roles of NGOs and SHGs in the social/services sector
  • Offers structured material on governance, transparency and accountability and the role of civil services in a democracy
  • Presents the study of India’s foreign relations with neighbouring nations, and regional and global groupings
New to the Edition:-
  • Offers solved practice questions at the end of each chapter
  • Provides illustrations such as flowchart and diagrams
  • Features the solved original paper of Civil Services Main Examination 2015
  • Reframing of chapters based on the need and demand of latest questions asked in the examination


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