Forthcoming Handbooks from Oxford University Press

Forthcoming Oxford Handbooks 


Oxford Handbooks offer authoritative and up-to-date surveys of original research in a particular subject area. Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates, as well as a foundation for future research. Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives upon a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences.


Computational Economics and Finance

Eds. Shu-Heng Chen, Mak Kaboudan & Ye-Rong Du
Pub Date – 22.02.2018
ISBN 9780199844371
RRP- £97
This is an insightful survey of approaches to computational analysis of
economics and finance providing insight into the foundations and recent
developments in an emerging field of research.


The Oxford Handbook of Algorithmic Music

Eds. Roger T. Dean & Alex McLean
Pub Date – 22.02.2018
ISBN 9780190226992
RRP- £97
Traces the pre-computer history of algorithmic music and confronts
sociocultural and sociopolitical concerns surrounding algorithmic music. It
delves into the emergence and growing popularity of live coding.


The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

Eds. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin et al.
Pub Date – 22.02.2018
ISBN 9780199300983
RRP- £97
Focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict and provides a substantial set of case studies from across the globe on conflict and gender whilst assessing the role of gender in violent conflicts, with an emphasis on women’s experiences.


The Oxford Handbook of Virtue

Ed. Nancy Snow
Pub Date – 22.02.2018
ISBN 9780199385195
RRP- £115
The first volume to bring together work on virtue from ethics and
epistemology. It includes representative work on virtue ethics, applied virtue
ethics, virtue epistemology, and applied virtue epistemology and includes
work on virtue non-western and religious traditions.


The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics

Eds. Anne Barnhill, Tyler Doggett & Mark Budolfson
Pub Date – 29.03.2018
ISBN 9780199372263
RRP – £97
Features new, state-of-the-art essays on the under-explored topic of
contemporary food ethics. Some essays summarize years of work in the
field, while others cover brand new, cutting edge territory it is the most
comprehensive source for scholarly research on food ethics.


The Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law

Eds. Rochelle C. Dreyfuss & Justine Pila
Pub Date – 29.03.2018
ISBN 9780198758457
RRP- £125
A comprehensive overview of intellectual property law, this handbook will be
a vital read for all invested in the field of IP law.



The Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics

Eds. Daniel Cozort & James Mark Shields
Pub Date – 22.03.2018
ISBN 9780198746140
RRP- £110
Provides a comprehensive overview of Buddhist ethics in the twenty-first
century. It features chapters from leading scholars examining key aspects of
Buddhist ethics and covers standard topics in the field as well as new and
engaging issues such as abortion, euthanasia, and suicide.


The Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory

Eds. Chris Brown & Robyn Eckersley
Pub Date – 01.03.2018
ISBN 9780198746928
RRP- £95
Provides extensive and comprehensive coverage of the field. Features
contributions from leading figures in the field and focuses on ‘real politics.’



The Oxford Handbook of Community Music

Eds. Brydie-Leigh Bartleet & Lee Higgins
Pub Date – 26.04.2018
ISBN 9780190219505
RRP- £97
Chapters by an international group of experts provide the most current
statement on community music. Authors interweave practice and theory and
the book features chapters on intercultural cooperation, music in prisons,
and health and wellbeing.


The Oxford Handbook of Modern British Political History, 1800-2000

Eds. David Brown, Robert Crowcroft & Gordon Pentland
Pub Date – 05.04.2018
ISBN 9780198714897
RRP – £95
Offers an authoritative view of British political history from 1800 to 2000. It is
composed of thirty-three thematic and authoritative essays by leading and
emerging scholars in the field and suggests directions for future research,
providing a thought-provoking ‘long view’ for those interested in current
political challenges.

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood

Eds. Sally Crawford, Dawn Hadley, Gillian Shepherd
Pub Date – 17.05.2018
ISBN 9780199670697
RRP- £110
In this volume, experts from around the world ask questions about childhood
– thresholds of age and growth, childhood in the material culture, the death
of children, and the intersection of the childhood and the social, economic,
religious, and political worlds of societies in the past.


The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment

Ed. Valerie Traub
Pub Date – 08.02.2018
ISBN 9780198820406
RRP – £35
Essential reading for anyone working in Shakespeare studies, it is
comprehensive and cutting edge work, written by an international team of
experts. The handbook presents a rich and varied analysis of gender, race,
and sexuality.


The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Reenactment

Ed. Mark Franko
Pub Date – 25.01.2018
ISBN 9780199314201
RRP – £97
Presents an unprecedented union between dance making and dance
scholarship in a single volume and provides the latest thinking on dance and
re-enactment in the contemporary field. Posits dance history as a
methodology influenced by contemporary performance.


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