Major subject collections

Edward Elgar Publishing offers four non-overlapping subject collections on perpetual access - Business and Management, Economics, Law and Social and Political Science. Each collection includes reference works, scholarly monographs, Research Handbooks and companions.

Key Features:
  • Comprehensive access to all new titles excluding major works/reprint collections and textbooks
  • New titles added ahead of print publication
  • Perpetual access model
  • Designed for leading academic libraries to work with current acquistion work flow and library systems
  • DRM free - downloading, printing, course packs allowed
  • Backlist collections also available

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Business and Management

With our business and management list, we seek to publish the very best research from around the world. We are proud to have the broadest and most innovative portfolio in management research, publishing across all areas of management from entrepreneurship to human resource management, marketing to strategy. Our handbooks boast specially commissioned contributions from the key thinkers in their field and are essential for any library. 

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2019 estimate

2019

2017

2016

2015 and before

46 monographs
18 Research Handbooks

34 monographs 
19 Research Handbooks

39 monographs 
14 Research Handbooks

31 monographs 
18 Research Handbooks

42 monographs 
16 Research Handbooks
1 Encyclopedia
1 Research Literature Review

460 monographs
149 Research Handbooks
6 Reference/Dictionaries
1 Encyclopedia
57 Research Literature Reviews

Book total: 64 Book total: 53 Book total: 53 Book total: 49 Book total: 60 Book total: 673


For Business booklists to end of 2019, click here. Please contact us for a list of 2020 titles or for a quote.


Law

Our list focuses on a wide range of legal areas including: international and comparative law, intellectual property, trade, finance and commercial law, information and technology, antitrust, environmental and energy law, European law, corporate and financial law, and law and economics. Many of our titles are interdisciplinary and cut across our public policy, environment, development, economics or international politics lists – reflecting the current nature of much academic debate.

2020 estimate

2019 estimate

2018

2017

2016

2015 and before

99 monographs
37 Research Handbooks,
Commentaries,
Reference/Dictionary
12 Research Literature Reviews

94 monographs
30 Research Handbooks
5 Research Literature Reviews

96 monographs 
32 Research Handbooks
14 Research Literature Reviews

91 monographs 
27 Research Handbooks
17 Research Literature Reviews
1 Reference/Dictionary

74 monographs 
25 Research Handbooks
1 Reference/Dictionary
15 Research Literature Reviews

532 monographs
97 Research Handbooks
4 Reference/Dictionaries
3 Commentaries
2 Encyclopedia
74 Research Literature Reviews

Book total: 148 Book total: 129 Book total: 142 Book total: 136 Book total: 115 Book total: 712


For Law booklists to end of 2019, click here. Please contact us for a list of 2020 titles or for a quote.


Economics
Our largest and most established list, featuring numerous Nobel prize winners, our economics publishing encompasses the entire discipline including money and finance, industrial organisation, labour and welfare economics, public sector economics, environmental and development economics, international and regional economics, and innovation. We also cover the heterodox schools of thought, from post-Keynesian, Austrian and public choice to institutional and evolutionary economics.

2020 estimate

2019 estimate

2018

2017

2016

2015 and before

40 monographs
9 Research Handbooks
8 Research Literature Reviews

47 monographs 
6 Research Handbooks
1 General Reference/Dictionary
1 Encyclopedia
17 Research Literature Reviews

48 monographs
7 Research Handbooks
14 Research Literature Reviews
2 Reference/Dictionaries

42 monographs 
8 Research Handbooks
12 Research Literature Reviews
2 Reference/Dictionaries

42 monographs 
9 Research Handbooks
3 Reference/Dictionaies
26 Research Literature Reviews

1007 monographs
158 Research Handbooks
3 Encyclopedia
30 Reference/Dictionaries
150 Research Literature Reviews

Book total: 57 Book total: 71 Book total: 71 Book total: 64 Book total: 80 Book total: 1348


For Economics booklists to end of 2019, click here. Please contact us for a list of 2020 titles or for a quote.


Social and Political Science

Our list encompasses political science, public policy, and social policy, including key areas of research such as governance, regulation, international politics, aging and pensions, gender and family policy, environmental politics, public sector management, education, health policy, local government, and security studies. 

2020 estimate

2019 estimate

2018

2017

2016

2015 and before

89 monographs
34 Research Handbooks, General Reference/Dictionary

88 monographs
26 Research Handbooks
1 General Reference/Dictionary

71 monographs 
35 Research Handbooks

57 monographs 
20 Research Handbooks
2 Research Literature Reviews

43 monographs 
21 Research Handbooks
1 Research Literature Review

402 monographs
72 Research Handbooks
21 Research Literature Reviews
1 Reference/Dictionary

Book total: 123 Book total: 115 Book total: 106 Book total: 79 Book total: 65 Book total: 496


For Social and Political Science booklists to end of 2019, click here. Please contact us for a list of 2020 titles or for a quote.