The Social Sciences eBook Collection

By: Guest contributor, Mon Jun 27 2022

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The Springer Nature social science collection brings together a set of hugely well-established publishing programs that date back to the start of the Palgrave Macmillan and Springer imprints. Since the formation of Springer Nature in 2015 the combination of these two complementary social science catalogues makes Springer Nature the largest, most global publisher of social science books. And for social scientists, with books the primary publishing output, this has become the collection all social science departments need.

The collection features carefully curated content not only from the core social sciences but also emerging fields in interdisciplinary spaces, with intersectional approaches providing content on critical race theory, migration, gender studies, and social perspectives on environmental sustainability. All of which makes this package essential not only for social science departments, but any researcher on climate change, race and gender equity and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The collection is rich in content types and includes carefully chosen textbooks such as “Springer Texts in the Social Sciences”, and a range of interdisciplinary focused graduate core-and non-core texts from Palgrave. The result is not only a large but a high quality and diverse package, containing qualitative and quantitative, award-winning titles. Springer Nature is a social science champion, and this collection provides researchers with all the content this vital and evolving set of disciplines bring to the world.

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Connecting with Authors and Editors around the World

We are a truly international publisher, serving the research community around the globe. With hubs throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific we are perfectly positioned to connect with our book authors and editors wherever they are located. Our global base of editorial staff is located in cities such as New York, London, Heidelberg, Tokyo, Beijing, New Delhi, Singapore, Melbourne and São Paulo. They constantly travel to scientific meetings and universities to connect with the research community

Notable Authors

  • Pejman Habibie, University of Western Ontario, Canada 
  • Holly Thorpe, Waikato University, New Zealand 
  • John Solomos, Warwick University, UK 
  • Gurminder Bhambra, University of Sussex, UK 
  • Rosalind Edwards, University of Southampton, UK

About the authors
© Springer Nature 2020

Sharla Plant is an Editorial Director for Palgrave Social Sciences, she has been publishing in this field since 2008, and is based in the UK. Her editorial team is based in London, New York and Australia. 

Elizabeth Graber © Springer Nature

Elizabeth Graber is a Senior Editor for Palgrave Sociology and Anthropology, based in New York. Elizabeth commissions primarily monographs, edited collections, handbooks, reference works, and Palgrave Pivots in the areas of sociology (with a North American focus) and anthropology. While she welcomes submissions across the breadth of her subject areas, she is particularly interested in receiving proposals in cultural and political sociology, migration studies, race theory, disaster studies, sociology of social movements, sociology of work and institutions, and digital sociology and anthropology.

© Springer Nature 2020

Cathy Scott is a Senior Editor for Palgrave Language and Linguistics, based in the UK. She has been responsible for the list since 2017. She work with the higher education textbooks division, working across the psychology, language and linguistics, modern languages, maths and engineering lists. She made the move across to scholarly in 2017, and is delighted to be focusing on language and linguistics. Cathy is actively commissioning in all areas of language and linguistics, and welcomes proposals for research monographs, edited collections, new series, handbooks and Palgrave Pivots.

Jessica Faecks © Springer Nature 2023

Jessica Faecks is an Editor for Palgrave Sociology, based in Australia. She particularly welcomes proposals from APAC researchers with a focus on intersectional inequalities, race & ethnicity (specifically Indigeneity & decolonisation), migration, and digital sociology.

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