Sociology Research and Reference Catalogue

2013 / 2014


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Welcome to our new Sociology Research and Reference online catalogue. The catalogue features our new titles coming out this year, as well as our backlist collection of relevant and popular works.

Major Works  -There are two new collections publishing this year in the Critical Concepts in Sociology to look out for:

Handbooks - There are 14 new Handbooks publishing this year too across a range of disciplines. Some of the key highlights include:

A full listing can be found on the Sociology Handbooks webpage.

Routledge Revivals  -
There are fifteen new Routledge Revivals collections for Sociology to keep an eye out for this year. A few highlights include:


Don’t forget our Sociology Ecollections

The list has earned a reputation for innovative, cutting-edge publications over the years and this year has been no exception. We publish key topical material such as Suicide Bombings and Confronting Global Climate Change by some of the leading authors including Bryan Turner, Alexander Jeffries, Judith Butler, Stevie Jackson, Paul Gilroy, Michael Foucault, Max Weber, Tariq Modood, Jeffery Weeks and Zygmunt Bauman. Sub-collections include:

  • Cultural Sociology
  • Feminism
  • Gender
  • Globalization
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Research Methods
  • Science & Technology Studies
  • Social Theory

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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Gerard Delanty, Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The triangular relationship between the social, the political and the cultural has opened up social and political theory to new challenges. The social can no longer be reduced to the category of society, and the political extends beyond the traditional concerns of the nature of the state and...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies

    Edited by Bruce Arrigo, Heather Bersot

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies presents the enduring debates and emerging challenges in crime and justice studies from an international and multi-disciplinary perspective. Guided by the pivotal, although vastly under-examined, role that consumerism, politics,...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    If today students of social theory read Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens, then proper regard to the question of culture means that they should also read Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and Slavoj Zizek. The Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory offers a concise,...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

    Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity’s dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships with the landscapes and ecologies that we are a part of, the plants and animals that we...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Rock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions as the actions of the deviants themselves. Chapters include discussions on the...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll?

    By Michael Brake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, this book argues that subcultures are formed in defence of collectively experienced problems that arise from defects and contradictions in social structures. Mike Brake looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sociology in Action (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critique of Selected Conceptions of the Social Role of the Sociologist

    By Christopher G. A. Bryant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1976, discusses four classical paradigms for sociology – the positivism of Saint-Simon and Comte, Durkheim, Marx and Weber – and four contemporary developments or revisions of them – the sociologie active of Dumazedier and his colleagues in France, sociology in...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Feminist Challenges

    Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Carole Pateman, Elizabeth Grosz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Feminist Challenges, first published in 1987, new and established scholars demonstrate the application of feminism in a range of academic disciplines including history, philosophy, politics, and sociology. As Carole Pateman notes in her introduction, ‘all the contributors raise some...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge