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Major Works: Forthcoming Sociology & Social Policy

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 29 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 – Page 2

  1. Reception and Response

    Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

    Edited by Graham McGregor, R. S. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1990. Each of the 12 chapters in this book build upon an approach to the analysis of spoken and written texts that is centred upon the recipient rather than the producer, for the abilities of listeners and readers deserve much attention. This book should be of interest to...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication....

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The World Wide Web

    Beneath the Surf

    By Mark Handley, Jon Crowcroft

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1995. The WWW, a global information system which revolutionized the world of information search and browsing via the Internet, was a new phenomenon in the 1990s. This book acted as an authoritative introduction to the concepts and design. It includes a brief history of the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Art of Listening

    Edited by R. S. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1986. This collection of essays is unified by one leading idea: that the active and creative abilities of listeners and readers deserve as much attention as the skills of speakers and writers. It is shown that hearers, far from being passive recipients in the communicative...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Communications Policy for National Development

    Edited by Majid Tehranian, Farhad Hakimzadeh, Marcello L. Vidale

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1977. Covering a wide international field and with the emphasis on communications in developing countries, this book contains chapters by eminent contributors looking at questions of policy, governance and planning in the field of mass communications. It also considers the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Communication

    The Signifying Web

    By David Crowley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1983. The conventions, institutions and practices of communication today are issues of great concern to all. Using a dual approach, this book evaluates communication today in all its facets. On the one hand, an investigation of communication can be viewed as an intellectual...

    To Be Published September 1st 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 September 21st 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 September 21st 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 September 21st 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 September 21st 2015 by Routledge