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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Social and Behavioural Sciences collection encompasses books across education, law, geography, language and linguistics, political science, and sociology. Our titles in these subjects are authored by leading academics from across the globe, and they are now being joined by emerging and exciting new work in the fields of safety, security, and childhood studies. The collection as a whole is an essential body of knowledge of relevance to social scientists and interested researchers in the Health, Life, and Physical Sciences.

Childhood Studies

A small but growing collection, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Childhood Studies collection provides a platform for interdisciplinary and geographically varied work investigating the lives of children and young people. Encompassing leading research from sociologists, geographers, psychologists, and education professionals, these titles will be a touchstone for anyone interested in sharp analyses of the problems and possibilities of growing up.  


Cambridge Scholars Publishing's Education books raise vital questions about the future of education, as well as exploring its historical context. Key titles offer practical advice on teaching and academic writing, with particular focus placed on language teaching and assessment. Spanning all levels of education, the diverse range of international contributors across our educational publishing titles provide valuable insights into this key discipline.

Geography, Planning and Development

Encompassing core titles on social and cultural geography, urban and rural development, and town planning, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Geography, Planning and Development collection features leading research from scholars across the world into these intertwined subjects. Consistently reviewed positively in leading journals such as Social and Cultural Geography, the collection also explores global developmental challenges, intersecting closely with our titles in agriculture, political science, and sociology.


Cambridge Scholars Publishing's titles in Health feature leading works on social, behavioral, and psychologyical approaches to healthcare, medicine, and other core areas of the Health Sciences. Authored by social scientists and healthcare professionals alike, this collection is an essential companion to our broader, more scientific titles in the Health Sciences.  

Language and Linguistics

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has a wide range of titles in the broad fields of Language and Linguistics, ranging from titles on the study of language (in the fields of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics), to more specialised and interdisciplinary fields, including historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, ethnolinguistics, dialectology, computational linguistics and neurolinguistics.


Cambridge Scholars Publishing's diverse collection of Law books offer applied works alongside legal history analyses and legal discourse studies. Presenting some of the best law books recently published, titles explore legislative and regulatory frameworks, giving valuable context and recommendations for use in practice. With a strong focus on regionally focused and comparative law research, our law titles will be of interest to those in business as well as anyone studying law.

Library and Information Science

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing collection of Library and Information Science titles encompasses research that reflects the breadth of the discipline. Incorporating scholarly books on information resources management, library and information sciences, as well as specialised encyclopaedic volumes, this collection is a niche but integral part of our publishing portfolio.


At Cambridge Scholars Publishing we have a firm commitment to showcasing work that escapes disciplinary silos and which straddles various disciplinary fields while belonging exclusively to none of them. Our Multidiscipline collection is a platform for truly innovative and creative scholarship, with many of our titles exploring how multidisciplinary approaches can advance specific fields, and others combining different disciplinary techniques to fresh light on empirical phenomena.

Political Science and International Relations

Cambridge Scholars Publishing champions Political Science and International Relations books, which offer authoritative and inspiring research for academics at every level, policy makers and general readers. Our books in this collection span the range of the discipline, including Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Political Theory, and Security Studies.


Closely connected to our Political Science and International Relations books, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s selection of books on Security focus on state security, the securitisation of borders and boundaries, and the ways in which state policies implemented in the name of security impact upon the everyday lives of citizens.


Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s wide array of books on Sociology are widely cited and consistently acclaimed in international journals and monographs. Covering topics from masculinities and femininities to social studies of everyday life around the world, the collection consists of a wide variety of complimentary approaches to understanding the social. It will be a crucial reference point not only for social scientists, but for researchers in the Health, Life, and Physical Sciences seeking to understand social approaches to their areas of interest.


The Cambridge Scholars Publishing Transportation collection comprises titles on the history of transport technologies and interdisciplinary work on the social dimensions of civil and automotive engineering. Our titles in this area are written by both social science academics and transport professionals, and as a whole is committed to the analysis of problems and prospects in the future of public and private transport.
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Studies in Sports Coaching

This book highlights the ‘gritty’ reality of sports coaching, inclusive of its messy and contested, as well as its humorous and self-actualising, nature. The text is initially given over to a critical deconstruction of coaching as a socio-pedagogic endeavour, before a subsequent reconstruction in terms of how it can be done better. In being the first to provide a distinct theorisation of sports coaching, the book marks a ground-breaking clearing of some of the conceptual fog that remains around the activity, and claims back for coaching some of the definitional rights conceded to other disciplines.

The Cyprus Detention Camps

Beginning in August 1946, stateless and visaless Jews—most of them survivors of the Nazi death camps—who sought to immigrate to the Land of Israel were intercepted by the Royal Navy and deported to the nearby island of Cyprus, where they were detained in camps surrounded by barbed wire. Despite occupying a dramatic and fateful position in modern history, this saga has remained largely inaccessible due to the widespread dispersal of the primary sources and the linguistic difficulties presented by them. To address these problems, this book scrutinizes the scholarly literature, consulting hundreds of primary sources—many of them previously unknown—on three continents, bringing together interviews with scores of eyewitnesses, and translating foreign-language terms into English. The result is a comprehensive, meticulously footnoted guide that uses such tools as maps, a detailed timeline, and biographical entries to make this riveting saga accessible to a broad audience of scholars and general readers.

The Driving Trends of International Business in the 21st Century

Based on ongoing research at IDRAC Business School (France) and drawing from guest lectures at international partner universities, this volume discusses the changing landscape of 21st century business. Written by scholars and practitioners across the globe, it covers a number of business-related issues, ranging from contemporary consumer trends to management styles, underscoring the notion of the global village and drawing attention to subtle differences. The book will appeal to undergraduates, postgraduates and managers who have an interest in how theories can be used to explain and identify the changes taking place in the global, online business environment.

The Duel between Sir Alexander Boswell and James Stuart

Sir Alexander Boswell (1775-1822) wrote Scottish songs that are still performed today, such as “Jenny’s Bawbee”. An extravagant character and a Tory, he wrote flagrant lampoons of his Whig opponents. One of them greatly incensed his Whig cousin James Stuart of Dunearn, who challenged him to a duel in which Boswell was killed. At his trial for murder, Stuart was represented as a peaceable man unaccustomed to the use of firearms. Nothing could be further from the truth. He served in the militia, was irascible and, at times, violent. This book tells the compelling stories of the remarkable tangled events that led to their quarrel. The duel marked a turning point in Scottish politics away from a turbulent and fractious past to a quieter future. The Whigs triumphed, paving the way for liberal Scotland. In addition, this volume includes, for the first time, many of Boswell’s poems and witty lampoons.

The Emotional Lives of Young People with Autism

This study questions the validity of the American Psychiatric Association’s definition of autism, and offers evidence that even non-verbal children have an emotional life. Drawing on data from a series of intimate interviews with the parents of children with autism from three different cultures, namely the UK, India and Taiwan, the reader is shown how children with autism have emotional competence and do experience both negative and positive emotions. Parents of children with autism have to make many sacrifices and worry about their child’s ability to become independent. Good parent-teacher relationships are essential, and doctors and their teams need to be sensitive and help families find the resources that they need. In some cases, religion plays an important role as does the acceptance by society in general.The book will be of particular interest to families, teachers and professionals dealing with autism.

Translation and Language Teaching

Drawing upon convergences between translation studies and foreign and second language (L2) didactics that have emerged as a result of recent research, this volume continues the dialogue between the two disciplines by allowing for epistemological two-way traffic, marrying established, yet so far unrelated or under-researched, conceptual approaches, and disseminating innovative scientific evidence from different continents. A unique feature of the volume is the sub-section presenting the most recent empirical studies in the development of linguistic and other professional competences for translators, with suggestions for re(de)fining translation curricula.The contributors to this volume include representatives of various spheres, including academics, researchers and practitioners. Their underlying theoretical and empirical research is informed by multiple perspectives: linguistics, didactics, and translation-related. This book shows how integrating insights from translation studies into language teaching and vice versa can effectively respond to the challenges of contemporary language and translator teaching and training.
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