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Major Works: Sociology of Work & Industry

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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.

New and Published Books

  1. Neurosis in the Ordinary Family

    A psychiatric survey

    Edited by Anthony Ryle

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Motherhood and Personality

    Psychosomatic aspects of childbirth

    Edited by Leon Chertok

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Family Influences and Psychosomatic Illness

    An inquiry into the social and psychological background of duodenal ulcer

    Edited by E. M. Goldberg

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Family Ill Health

    An investigation in general practice

    Edited by Robert Kellner

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of the Workplace (RLE: Organizations)

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This volume adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The study of the workplace is approached from the standpoint of industrial sociology, industrial relations, industrial anthropology and other related disciplines. It includes contributions from economists and psychologists as well as from...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Foreman (RLE: Organizations)

    Aspects of Task and Structure

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    The foreman is usually regarded as a filter in a chain of command in industrial organizations. In this book, however, the author suggests that this view is not adequate, and he proposes instead a model of analysis which employs a systems perspective. The role of the foreman is seen in terms of the...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Freedom and Co-ordination (RLE: Organizations)

    Lectures in Business Organization

    By Mary Parker Follett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    A pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and behaviour Mary Parker Follett authored a number of books and numerous essays, articles and speeches on human relations, political philosophy, psychology and management. The first woman invited to address the London School of Economics, this book...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Leadership and Organization (RLE: Organizations)

    A Behavioural Science Approach

    By Robert Tannenbaum, Irving Weschler, Fred Massarik

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This book represents a selected collection of the writings, from 1950 to 1960, of members of the Human Relations Research Group (HRRG), from UCLA. The writings are followed by independent comments and appraisal from different viewpoints, prepared by distinguished experts in management theory, group...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology of Work (RLE: Organizations)

    A Critical Annotated Bibliography

    By Parvin Ghorayshi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    This reference volume reflects the changing world of work. It includes research on the various dimensions of work, such as the structure of the labour force, labour market segmentation, technology, employment/unemployment, trade unions, and industrial democracy. This book provides an integrated...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Sociology of Organisations (RLE: Organizations)

    By J. E. T. Eldridge, A. D. Crombie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Organizations

    An understanding of the nature and forms of organisation, particularly with reference to industrial societies, is a key area in sociological analysis. This book discusses and explains what concepts to employ and what analytical procedures to adopt as well as conveying a sense of the theoretical and...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

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