Handbooks & companions

Providing a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the social sciences, humanities, education and built environment.

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 Routledge’s website.


Library Benefits

  • 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.


Subjects list

Please visit Routledge Handbooks Online for a full list of titles available