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Major Works: Forthcoming Sociology & Social Policy

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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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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. The Works of William H. Beveridge

    By Various

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    William Beveridge (1879-1963) was a key figure in the modernization of British economic and social policy who published widely on unemployment and social security. Among his most notable works and reprinted in this set are, Full Employment in a Free Society (1944), and Pillars of Security (1943)....

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is the printed version of a survey carried out in conjunction with a B.B.C. series called "The changing world" which was broadcast in 1932. Four of the talks were monologues by Beveridge (The changing family, The family and the population question, Nature and nurture and The enduring...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Pillars of Security (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is made up of articles and broadcasts and deals with the conditions and methods of making the British war effort more effective. It then goes on to deal with post war problems and discusses the Beveridge Report in its perspective of social policy designed to make "New Britain" after the...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    A Report on Methods of Social Advance

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    It is the author’s contention that an abundance of voluntary action outside the citizen’s home, both individually and collectively, for bettering his own and his fellows’ lives, are the distinguishing marks of a truly free society. This volume is a study of how such action can be kept alive in the...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Evidence for Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    Being Memoranda by Organisations and Individuals and other Material Relevant to Voluntary Action

    Edited by William H. Beveridge, A. F. Wells

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This supplementary volume to Beveridge’s important work Voluntary Action sets out some of the important material on which the Report is based, and amplifies it by giving views and statements of fact submitted by many experts in the fields covered by his Inquiry....

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The London School of Economics (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    And Its Problems 1919-1937

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    The eighteen years when William Beveridge was Director of the LSE, saw some of the School’s greatest expansion. The years between the wars presented a number of problems discussed in this book, such as those of finding space in the heart of London, of the proper scope and method of economics, of...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Beveridge Reader (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    Edited by Karel Williams, John Williams

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    The editors have chosen substantial extracts to illustrate the major themes and ideas in Beveridge’s writing over a period of more than four decades, ranging from his book Unemployment, published in 1909, to the Beveridge Report of 1942 and beyond. Sections cover his social philosophy; the crucial...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Full Employment in a Free Society (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    A Report

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    Beveridge defined full employment as a state where there are slightly more vacant jobs than there are available workers, or not more than 3% of the total workforce. This book discusses how this goal might be achieved, beginning with the thesis that because individual employers are not capable of...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the 20th century. In the 21st century, planning and public health are reconnecting to address the new...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Philosophy of Marx (RLE Marxism)

    By William Leon McBride

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx’s theory – its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge