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Anchored in well-established critical and comparative publications, the Social Sciences at Brill are experiencing dynamic expansion and diversification by reason of our three core principles for achieving enduring growth in ways that are uniquely relevant to the 21st century:
- social responsiveness
- multi-/inter-/transdisciplinarity
- innovation and revitalization

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In addition to our well-established book series and journals, in recent years, we have launched new book series, journals, reference works, and online primary source collections in political studies, global studies, political and public anthropology, religious studies, media studies, youth studies, emotion studies, and numerous similar explorations within various fields of area studies at Brill, with a special emphasis on the Global South. Please browse our publications below!

Studies in Critical Social Sciences
Editor: David Fasenfest


Critical Global Studies
Editor: R.A. Dello Buono


New Scholarship in Political Economy
Editors: David Fasenfest and
Alfredo Saad-Filho

Global Populisms
Editors: Amy Skonieczny
and Amentahru Wahlrab


Theory Workshop
New Frontiers in Social and Political Theory
Editors: Filipe Carreira da Silva
and Mónica Brito Vieira


Gendering the Trans-Pacific World
Diaspora, Empire, and Race
Editors: Catherine Ceniza Choy


Post-Western Social Sciences
and Global Knowledge

Editor: Laurence Roulleau-Berger


Youth in a Globalizing World
Editors: Vincenzo Cicchelli
and Sylvie Octobre


International Development Policy
Edited by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies


Studies in Global Slavery
Editors: Damian Alan Pargas
and Jeff Fynn-Paul


Brill Research Perspectives in Global Youth
Editors: Vincenzo Cicchelli
and Sylvie Octobre


Critical Emotion Studies
Editor: Simon Koschut


Critical Latin America
Editors: David Carey Jr.
and Renata Keller


From 2021 published as Book Series - previously as journal

International Studies in Maritime Sociology
Editors: Agnieszka Kolodziej-Durnas,
Frank Sowa, and Marie C. Grasmeier


Studies in Research Integrity
Editor: M. V. Dougherty


Comparative Sociology
Editor: David L. Weakliem


Historical Materialism
Research in Critical Marxist Theory


Editors: Karen Blair and
Rhea Ashley Hoskin


Youth and Globalization
Editors: Vincenzo Cicchelli
and Sylvie Octobre

Journal of Global Slavery
Ismael M. Montana

Political Anthropological Research on International Social Sciences (PARISS)
Editors: Tugba Basaran,
Monique J. Beerli, Didier Bigo,
and Emma Mc Cluskey


Diplomatica: A Journal of Diplomacy and Society
Editors: Giles Scott-Smith
and Kenneth Weisbrode


European Review of International Studies
Editors: Christopher Hill
and Christian Lequesne


Journal of American-East Asian Relations
Editor: James I. Matray


Comparative Political Theory
Editors: Takamichi Sakurai
and Nicholas Tampio

Notebooks: The Journal for
Studies on Power

Editors: Francesca Congiu
and Margherita Sabrina Perra

Law & Geoeconomics
Editors: Sarah Bauerle Danzman,
Henrique Choer Moraes, and
Mikael Wigell

The SHAFR Guide Online
An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Foreign Relations since 1600
Editor: Alan McPherson


The Guatemala Collection
Government and Church Documents for Sacatepéquez (1587-1991)
Adviser: David Carey Jr.


The Daily Worker Online
Adviser: Dario Fazzi


Transatlantic Relations Online
Digital Archives of the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies
Adviser: Dario Fazzi


This collection consists of following sub-collections:

Journal of Labor and Society
Editor: Immanuel Ness

Editor: Larbi Sadiki

International Journal of Social Imaginaries
Editors: Suzi Adams and Jeremy Smith

Journal of Pacifism and Nonviolence
Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

Innovation in the Social Sciences
Editor: Poe Yu-ze Wan

Editors: Jayson J. Funke
and Daniel Niles
Technology, Power & Society
Editors: Bruce Mutsvairo,
Dennis Nguyen, and
Jing Zeng

Editor: Lane Crothers

Public Anthropologist
Editor: Antonio De Lauri

Editor: Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

Asian International Studies Review
Editor: Brendan M. Howe