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Major Works: Forthcoming Sociology & Social Policy

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 55 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 5

  1. Simulating the Urban Economy

    Experiments with input-output techniques

    Edited by P. Smith, W.I. Morrison

    This book was first published in it's current form in 1974....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Slums and Slum Clearance in Victorian London

    By J.A. Yelling

    This book was first published in 1986. ...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Migration and Urban Development

    By Brinley Thomas

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the development of the nineteenth century Atlantic economy and the nature of contemporary migration. In particular the author argues that the assumption that the United States economy was the unmoved mover in the fluctuations of the international...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Urban Future

    A Choice Between Alternatives

    By John N. Jackson

    Urbanization, everywhere, is of pressing concern to society. It is now appreciated that politicies for urban growth cannot be confined to the cities themselves, but mus extend outwards to include both the city and its surrounding areas. Britain, with the help of North American experience, has since...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Equity in the City

    Edited by P.N. Troy

    Equity in the City is a collection of nine studies of the way the results of public investment in urban services are shared out among city-dwellers. The essays describe the way services such as water supply, electricity, roads and parks are financed and they analyse the way certain residents...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Idea of the City in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by B.I. Coleman

    In nineteenth-century Britain, ahead of the rest of the world in economic development, many towns and cities grew to a size that only London had attained before. This volume focuses on the intellectual and controversial response of the period's leading men and women to the key issues of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Metropolis and Province

    Science in British Culture, 1780 - 1850

    Edited by Ian Inkster, Jack Morrell

    This collection of case studies, focusing on British scientific culture during the first industrial revolution, explores the social basis of science in the period and asks why such an extraordinarily rich variety of cultural-scientific experience should have flourished at the time. The book...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Integrated Urban Models Vol 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Land Use (RLE: The City)

    By S.H. Putman

    This book was first published in 1983....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Alienation

    By Richard Schacht

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    First published in 1970, original blurb: ‘Alienation’ is the catchword of our time. It has been applied to everything from the new politics to the anti-heroes of today’s films. But what does it mean to say that someone is alienated? Is alienation a state of mind, or a relationship? If modern man is...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Psychology Press