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Major Works: Forthcoming Sociology & Social Policy

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 37 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Communication: Ethical and Moral Issues

    Edited by Lee Thayer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    This pioneering book, on the ethical and moral dimensions of communication and communication systems in the modern world, was originally published in 1974. It derived from an International Symposium on communication, consisting of world-class scholars ranging from philosophy and anthropology, to...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Human Communication

    Theoretical Explorations

    Edited by Albert Silverstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Mass Communications Research Methods

    A Step-by-Step Approach

    By H.J. Hsia

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1988. Step-by-step, this book leads students from problem identification, through the mazes of surveys, experimentation, historical/qualitative studies, statistical analysis, and computer data processing to the final submission and publication in scientific or popular...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 everday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song which combines several approaches to the subject. It is a history of...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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