Handbooks and Companions

Providing a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education and Built Environment.

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

The Handbooks and Companions 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.

All of our handbooks are available in print and digital formats and in 2015 Routledge Handbooks Online was launched to provide online access to institutions. For more information and to request a free trial visit www.routledgehandbooks.com

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  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights

    Edited by Howard Tumber, Silvio Waisbord

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights offers a comprehensive and contemporary survey of the key themes, approaches and debates in the field of media and human rights. The Companion is the first collection to bring together two distinct ways of thinking about human rights and media,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F. Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology

    Edited by Michelle Brown, Eamonn Carrabine

    Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
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