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Major Works: Forthcoming Sociology & Social Policy

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 44 forthcoming major works in the subject of Sociology & Social Policy — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the nineteenth century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the twentieth century. In the twenty-first century, planning and public health are...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    RLE Social and Cultural Anthropology brings together a collection of key titles from a range of historic imprints. From Anthropology and Nursing to Everyday Life, from The Gift Economy to Two-Dimensional Man, they form an essential reference source from a selection of acclaimed international...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Bie Nio Ong

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children

    By Caroline Glendinning

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Song and Democratic Culture in Britain

    An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements

    By Ian Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

    Originally published in 1983. Song has always been a natural way to record everyday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song combining several approaches to the subject. It is a history of...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    This set gathers together a collection of out-of-print titles, all classics in their field. Reissued for the first time in some years, they offer an insightful reference resource to a variety of topics. From Professor Colin Holmes’s groundbreaking studies of racism in British society, to Professor...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Coming of Austrian Fascism

    By Martin Kitchen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    In February 1934 fighting broke out in Linz between government forces and the Social Democratic Party. Within hours Vienna was up in arms and the fighting soon spread to other parts of Austria. A few days later the party was destroyed and Austria seemed to many observers to have joined the ranks of...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Ideology of the British Right, 1918-1939

    By G.C. Webber

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    This book, first published in 1986, examines the activities and beliefs of right-wing Conservatives and overt Fascists in inter-war Britain. It analyses the role that ideology played in the various struggles between leaders and dissidents within the Conservative Party, traces the development of...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Left, the Right and the Jews

    By W.D. Rubinstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    First published in 1982, this book examines anti-semitism in the Western world. The author concludes that, fringe neo-Nazi groups notwithstanding, significant anti-semitism is largely a left-wing rather than a right-wing phenomenon. He finds that Jews have reacted to this change in their situation...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Anti-Semitism in British Society, 1876-1939

    By Colin Holmes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

    This is the first detailed study of anti-semitism, as an ideology, among the British. First published in 1979, it concentrates on the crucial period between 1876 and 1939 when, against a background of Jewish immigration, war or the threat of war, and social and economic unrest, hostility towards...

    To Be Published October 8th 2015 by Routledge