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The Routledge International Handbooks series provides a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

  • Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.
  • The international team of contributors to each Handbook have been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
  • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualised by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

Routledge International Handbooks address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

Recent Articles

  1. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa featured in The Guardian

    'The rush of foreign investments in African farmland by "ecologically ignorant" pension groups, sovereign wealth funds and speculators will end in economic disaster and possibly even conflict.' - John Vidal, The Guardian

    Launched at Stockholm World Water Week the Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa is already creating an impact. Take a look at the Guardian website for an interview with editors Martin Keulertz and Tony Allen. The piece is a great background to the book – Martin and Tony make really interesting points about the potential social and environmental ill-effects of the recent acquisition of African farmland.

    We've included some more details about the handbook below, and you can check out the full article on the Guardian website here

  2. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online is a 2011 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Resource

    It's that time of year. The lovely people at CHOICE have been handing out their plaudits for those print and online reference resources that they consider to be of high value to librarians, relevant faculty members and ultimately the students! And our Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online is up there with the best of them. Read all about it here.

  3. EU Economy jacket

    UK Economy: The Crisis in Perspective is one of our highlights this month

    Comprising an edited collection of papers presented to the European Commission, plus contributions from some of the most prominent and respected commentators on the UK economy, including Christopher Pissarides, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for economic sciences, this brand new title is essential reading for those interested in the historical background of, and prospects for, the UK economy. Lean more here

  4. Olympic Rings Image

    Routledge Online Studies on the Olympic and Paralympic Games (ROSO)

    A unique platform publishing scholarly research, stimulating new knowledge and supporting the learning legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  5. Politics of Series_catalogue jacket

    Very excited to announce new Online Catalog for Politics of ... Reference Series

    All fourteen titles within the successful Europa Politics of ... Reference Series now have pride of place in our new Online Catalog, which can be accessed today. Narcotic Drugs, Gender, The Olympics, Climate Change, Maritime Power and more. There is something for everyone in the series. Read on for all the info about the Catalog.

  6. UK Economy: the crisis in perspective - book launch

    Frankfurt News: Book Launch for ‘UK Economy: the crisis in perspective’

    Everyone loves a book launch! And we are very excited about the impending launch of our new book, UK Economy: the crisis in perspective, which we have published in association with the European Commission.The launch will take place on Thursday 13th October at the EU stand. Read on for the full low down

  7. Handbook Nuclear Proliferation - Jacket

    Coming Soon: Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation

    Nuclear proliferation is once again at the top of the international agenda. In the last decade the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has been challenged from within by Iraq, Iran and Libya while India’s, Pakistan’s and North Korea's nuclear weapon capabilities are threatening the non-proliferation norm from without. It is to delve deeper into the changing global nuclear landscape that this volume is aiming to do.

  8. Handbook China's International Relations

    “extremely useful for deepening your understanding of China’s international relations”

    Claudia Astarita, Associate Researcher at the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) in Hong Kong, gives her lowdown on Routledge's Handbook of China's International Relations, a groundbreaking publication that analyses how China's foreign policy has changed in recent years and the impact of this on world affairs. Read on for further details of Claudia's review and information on how to order the book.

  9. Handbook of International Criminal Law

    Learn About: Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law

    Now available from Routledge, the Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law features new, specially commissioned papers by a range of international and leading experts in the field and contains reflections on the theoretical aspects and contemporary debates in international criminal law.

  10. Handbooks and Companions 2011 Jacket

    Special Introductory Price Offer on 2011 Handbooks and Companions

    We are pleased to announce that a significant number of our 2011 Handbooks and Companions have special introductory prices, which are available up to three months after publication. If you would like to know which titles are included in this offer, please continue reading.

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