Routledge Handbooks and Companions are continually showcased in prestigious publications and recommended by eminent academics. Below is a small sample of the praise these titles have received:


The Routledge International Handbook of Teacher and School DevelopmentThe Routledge International Handbook of Teacher and School Development

Edited by Christopher Day

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-66970-2
Published: December 2011

"The contributions are authoritative and of high quality. This is an important resource."The Teacher Trainer


The Victorian WorldThe Victorian World

Edited by Martin Hewitt

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-49187-7
Published: March 2012

“This book will become the go-to resource for students and experts alike.”Susie Steinbach, Hamline University, USA

Communication, Journalism, Media & Culture

The Routledge Companion to Media and GenderThe Routledge Companion to Media & Gender

Edited by Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner, Lisa McLaughlin

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-52769-9
Published: December 2013

“[An] ambitious project… Scholars will find a wide range of timely case studies and provocative ideas in this rich resource.”Carolyn Kitch, Temple University

Criminal Justice & Criminology

The Routledge Handbook of European CriminologyThe Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

Edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough, Klara Kerezsi, René Lévy, Sonja Snacken

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-68584-9
Published: July 2013

“An ambitious book--the first of its kind… Summing Up: Highly recommended.”P. Beirne, University of Southern Maine, CHOICE

Business & Economics

Routledge Handbook of Major Events in Economic HistoryRoutledge Handbook of Major Events in Economic History

Edited by Randall E. Parker and Robert M. Whaples

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-67703-5
Published: January 2013

“This handbook will serve as an important historical reference as well as provide readers with insight concerning current economic affairs in the US and rising world economies…These historical essays provide a valuable understanding of today's economy. Summing Up: Highly recommended.”R.T. Sweet, Hood College, CHOICE

Environment & Sustainability

The Routledge Handbook of Urban EcologyThe Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

Edited by Ian Douglas, David Goode, Mike Houck, Rusong Wang

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-49813-5
Published: December 2010

“This valuable collection of essays will provide a benchmark in urban ecology for many years to come...a superb resource for researchers and students...Summing up: Essential.”S. Hammer, Boston University, CHOICE

Asian Studies

Routledge Handbook of Indian CinemasThe Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas

Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing and Wimal Dissanayake

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-67774-5
Published: April 2013

“The fresh approaches of this landmark text will no doubt serve to open up new ways of understanding this most prolific of film-producing countries.”Shamira A. Meghani, Asian Affairs


The Routledge Companion to English StudiesThe Routledge Companion to English Studies

Edited by Constant Leung and Brian V Street

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-67618-2
Published: March 2014

“Constant Leung and Brian Street are to be congratulated on the quality of this book, which will stand as a point of reference for all those who wish to find authoritative voices in language studies, English and literacy education.”Richard Andrews, Institute of Education, University of London


Routledge Handbook of Media LawRoutledge Handbook of Media Law

Edited by Monroe E. Price, Stefaan Verhulst, Libby Morgan

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-68316-6
Published: December 2012

“[F]irst-rate contributors provide a comprehensive and authoritative tour d´horizon of a fascinating field. The comparative and multi-disciplinary perspective is thoroughly compelling and enables us to understand how media law, society and politics constitute each other.”Wolfgang Reinicke, Founding Dean, School of Public Policy, Central European University, Budapest and President, Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin


Routledge Handbook of African PoliticsRoutledge Handbook of African Politics

Edited by Nic Cheeseman, David Anderson, Andrea Scheibler

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-57378-8
Published: March 2013

“The publication of the Routledge Handbook of African Politics is a major event for the discipline of African Studies. [T]he book brings together a remarkable group of established scholars and emerging researchers…”Dr Jörg Wiegratz, School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Leeds


Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental ChangeRoutledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-78279-1
Published: October 2013

“[A] benchmark study… The Editors are to be congratulated for bringing together such a thoughtful, comprehensive and incisive volume.”Michael Redclift, Emeritus Professor of International Environmental Policy, King's College, London

Tourism, Hospitality & Events Management

The Routledge Handbook of MobilitiesThe Routledge Handbook of Mobilities

Edited by Peter Adey, David Bissell, Kevin Hannam, Peter Merriman, Mimi Sheller

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-66771-5
Published: December 2013

“[A] creative yet practical approach to the dynamic subjects and objects of a world of moving parts to provide insights into the terms and concepts of mobilities today.”Caren Kaplan, Professor, American Studies, UC Davis

Health and Social Care

Routledge Handbook on the Global History of NursingThe Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

Edited by Patricia D'Antonio, Julie A. Fairman, Jean C. Whelan

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-59427-1
Published: May 2013

“The editors/nurse historians have selected stellar pieces of historical research to craft a cutting-edge work that will be appreciated by undergraduates, graduates, and researchers of nursing, nursing history, and health policy…Highly recommended.”CHOICE

Security Studies

Routledge Handbook of PeacebuildingThe Routledge Handbook of Peacebuilding

Edited by Roger Mac Ginty

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-69019-5
Published: January 2013

“[A] useful reference to some of the key concepts and debates as well as a potent reminder that peacebuilding is and will remain an interdisciplinary research field.”Mateja Peter, International Peacekeeping

Archaeology & Classics

The Etruscan WorldThe Etruscan World

Edited by Jean MacIntosh Turfa

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-67308-2
Published: June 2013

“[An] excellent introduction to the Etruscans but also a work of reference that advanced researchers will be very interested in consulting.”P. Gregory Warden, Franklin College Switzerland


Routledge Companion to Ancient PhilosophyThe Routledge Companion to Ancient Philosophy

Edited by Frisbee Sheffield and James Warren

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-99126-1
Published: December 2013

“[A] remarkable accomplishment.”James Lesher, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Handbook of Personality at WorkHandbook of Personality at Work

Edited by Neil Christiansen and Robert Tett

Hardback ISBN: 978-1-84872-942-1
Published: June 2013

“This is a comprehensive and timely resource on the important topic of personality at work… The handbook is certain to be an exceptional resource for students as well as scholars interested in issues of personality theory, assessment, and application in organizations.”David V. Day, University of Western Australia Business School

Sport & Leisure

Routledge Handbook of Sport ManagementRoutledge Handbook of Sport Management

Edited by Leigh Robinson, Packianathan Chelladurai, Guillaume Bodet, Paul Downward

Hardback ISBN: 978-0-415-58788-4
Published: December 2011

“This publication raises the knowledge base in key areas of sport (business) management … This will be one of the ‘go to’ publications for anyone involved in the sector.”Marc Taylor, European Sport Management Quarterly

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