Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Social Theory Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 197 forthcoming new books in the subject of Social Theory — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Punk Rock and the Politics of Place

    Building a Better Tomorrow

    By Jeffrey S. Debies-Carl

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book is an ethnographic investigation of punk subculture as well as a treatise on the importance of place: a location with both physical form and cultural meaning. Rather than examining punk as a "sound" or a "style" as many previous works have done, it investigates the places that the...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Globalization, and Violence

    Postcolonial Conflict Zones

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    This wide-ranging collection of essays elaborates on some of the most pressing issues in contemporary postcolonial society in their transition from conflict and contestation to dialogue and resolution. It explores from new angles questions of violent conflict, forced migration, trafficking and...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing

    Social Justice as Praxis

    Edited by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith, Peggy L. Chinn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is...

    To Be Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    To Be Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory brings together as one set and as individual volumes a series of previously out-of-print classic titles from a variety of academic imprints. With books ranging from Advances in Social Theory and Methodology to Capital,...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Founding Theory of American Sociology, 1881-1915 (RLE Social Theory)

    By Roscoe C. Hinkle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Based on a comparative study of the theories of such sociologists as Ward, Sumner, Keller, Giddings, Ross, Small and Cooley, this is a systematic and rigorous analysis of the main features of earlier sociological theory in the USA. The author identifies and characterizes the basic assumptions of...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Frontiers of Sociology (RLE Social Theory)

    By Tosco Raphael Fyvel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    The six essays in this volume are designed to introduce the general reader to some of the main issues in the fields of education, industry, politics, family changes and the like, which concern British sociologists. While each of the essays is independently conceived, their joint aim is to show how...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Future of the Sociological Classics (RLE Social Theory)

    Edited by Buford Rhea

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    In this important volume of specially commissioned essays, nine leading sociologists present their answers to the question, 'What use are the sociological classics today?' They report on the latest scholarship, on neglected features of the various masters, on promising applications and unrecognised...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Symbolic Interactionism (RLE Social Theory)

    Genesis, Varieties and Criticism

    By Bernard N. Meltzer, John W. Petras, Larrry T. Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Symbolic interactionsim is of major importance in contemporary sociology. In this study, three authorities in the field collaborate to define symbolic interactionism and to describe, and present criticism of, the interactionist perspective. The contributions of G.H. Mead, J. Dewey, C.H. Cooley, W.I...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sociology and History (RLE Social Theory)

    By Peter Burke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Sociologists and historians are not always the best of neighbours, each group tending to perceive the other in terms of the crudest of stereotypes. However, the two approaches are obviously complementary – change is structured, and structures change. Each discipline can free the other from its own...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge