What is a Major Work?
Normally ranging from 4-6 volumes, our Major Works collections gather together material from a range of sources - specialist books and journals, as well as pre-published material - to form what are essentially 'mini-libraries', dedicated to a particular topic, theme or individual.
The programme covers subjects as diverse as Language Studies, to Politics and Education.
Throughout the year we will be publishing subject-specific catalogues detailing a complete list of titles publishing within a given subject area. Why not take a look at our latest catalogues...
2012 Law and Criminology Reference Titles
The following are Major Works being published in May/June and are now available to purchase. For more information and to order your copy, please click on the relevant header link:
Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseAmerican writers whose provenance lies in Asia have been producing and publishing work of interest and distinction for well over a century. However, in recent decades there has been an exponential growth in their output, and much Asian-American...
Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge
In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively...
Published June 19th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology
In the late 1950s, Barbara Wootton memorably remarked that if men behaved like women the criminal courts would be idle and the prisons empty. Wootton was among the first to ask fundamental and challenging questions of criminology; about its structure as a discipline and its explanatory potential...
Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge