Politics & International Relations

Routledge Politics and International Relations provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with high quality Books, Journals, eProducts, and Resources across a wide range of subject areas within the Politics and International Relations fields. 

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  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Foreign Policy book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Japanese Foreign Policy

    Edited by Mary M. McCarthy

    From a nuclear North Korea and territorial disputes in the East China Sea, to global climate change and Asia-Pacific free trade agreements, Japan is at the center of some of the most challenging issues that the world faces today. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, comprising contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
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  • Routledge Handbook of Primary Elections book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Primary Elections

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright

    Primary elections have been used for the past century for most U.S. elective offices and their popularity is growing in other nations as well. In some circumstances, primaries ensure that citizens have a say in elections and test the skills of candidates before they get to the general election. Yet…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Education in a Federal UK book cover

    Education in a Federal UK

    Edited by John Furlong, Ingrid Lunt

    Britain’s two recent referenda - on Brexit (2016) and on Scottish independence (2014) - have raised in the public mind fundamental questions about the future of the UK. It seems that for the first time, the public, the media and the political elite have woken up to the fact that in different parts…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21
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  • Aakash Chakrabarty, Commissioning Editor, Routledge India

    Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues

  • Shoma Choudhury, Commissioning Manager, Routledge India

    Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas. 

  • Jennifer Knerr, Senior Editor, Political Science

    Jennifer Knerr focuses on political science textbooks across the discipline’s curriculum from the introductory level to upper division undergraduate and graduate level texts. In addition, she has series in International Relations; Global Studies; American Government; Media and Politics; Race, Ethnicity, and Gender; Qualitative Methods; Law and Politics; and several other topical areas, all of which she is interested in expanding.

  • Natalja Mortensen, Senior Acquisitions Editor

    Natalja Mortensen is committed to publishing high-quality, innovative, and politically relevant research monographs, supplementary texts, and handbooks for the political science academic community. She is actively seeking book proposals in American Politics (and Government), Comparative Politics, Environment, Gender, Identity Politics, Latin American Politics, Media (including Political Communication), Political Psychology, Political Theory and Philosophy, Public Policy and Public Administration, Research Methods, Role Theory, and Urban Politics. Natalja is committed to responding quickly to all inquiries, and to helping guide authors through the editorial stages of their book. If you would like to discuss an idea or wish to hear more about her publishing program, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

  • Emily Ross, Editor – Routledge Special Issues as Books (SPIBs)

    Emily Ross works on the Special Issues as Books (SPIB) publishing programme at Routledge, converting special issues of Taylor and Francis journals into books in order to disseminate journal scholarship to a wider audience. She has specific responsibility for the Politics & IR, Military & Strategic Studies, Development, Environment & Sustainability, Area Studies, Geography & Tourism, Sport & Leisure, Law, Science, Planning, and Library & Information Science subject areas. She would welcome any proposals for specific special issue books, as well as general enquiries about re-publishing journal content in book format.

  • Rob Sorsby, Editor

    Rob Sorsby commissions scholarly works (research monographs, edited collections, handbooks) and textbooks aimed at the political science community. International Political Economy, Federalism, Nationalism, Political Theory, Foreign Policy, Environmental Politics, Political Communication, Religion and Politics and Global Governance are some of his  areas of interest alongside series on Russia, the Post-Soviet Space, Southeastern Europe and US Foreign Policy. If you would like to discuss a book idea or have a question about the commissioning process then please do not hesitate to contact him. 

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  • Laura Stearns, Publisher, Political Science

    Laura Stearns is responsible for the US Politics, Criminal Justice, and Forensic Science publishing programs at Routledge. She acquires new books in the areas of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Urban Politics and welcomes proposals for projects in all of these areas. Laura has worn a variety of hats at Routledge, including overseeing the US monograph editorial program and acquiring books across a wide range of humanities and social sciences subjects. She can be contacted via email or LinkedIn.

  • Andrew Taylor, Senior Editor, British & European Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Theory & Public Policy

    Andrew Taylor publishes scholarly works (research monographs, collections and handbooks) and textbooks primarily in the areas of British and European Politics, Comparative Politics, Introductory Politics, African Politics, Environmental Politics, Political Theory, and Public Policy and Administration.

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Natalja MortensenSenior Editor, Political Science Research (USA Based)

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Laura Stearns - Publisher (USA Based)

Rob Sorsby - Editor, Politics and International Relations (UK Based)

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