Why Social Movements Matter
Social movements driven from below are at the centre of significant change throughout history. Yet the popular images of these movements (and the communities that drive them) are often shaped by the filters of industries such as politics, journalism and academia, with cultures that are incompatible with the grassroots nature of social movements. In today’s world, a serious theory and understanding of social change is more relevant than ever if we are to ask questions about how the crises and suffering of the world can be overcome, and what kinds of social agency are capable of doing so.
Friday 12 Apr 2019
RLI Shortlisted for British Book Award
Nomination received in Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year category.
Friday 22 Mar 2019
Commissioning Editor Vacancy
Rowman and Littlefield International is looking to appoint a Commissioning Editor to take on the challenge of growing their Continental Philosophy list.
Friday 05 Oct 2018
Paid Internship at Rowman & Littlefield International
Rowman & Littlefield International is offering a paid editorial internship based at our office in Vauxhall, South London, for eight weeks, starting in end of October to mid-December 2018. This opportunity would best suit a recent graduate looking for experience in an academic publishing environment.
Monday 10 Sep 2018
Bookselling and BTU: Cardboard, book-stacking and preparations for the new academic year
Rowman & Littlefield Internation CEO Oliver Gadsby heads to Blackwell's at Cardiff University to spend a day working on the shopfloor, part of a new Booksellers' Association initiative.
Friday 31 Aug 2018
Resistant Islands and Resistance with Gavan McCormack at the University of Leeds, 29 May 2018
In light of Professor Gavan McCormack’s upcoming visit to the University of Leeds and the launch of the second edition of 'Resistant Islands: Okinawa Confronts Japan and the United States', Dr Robert Winstanley-Chesters discusses the scholarly impact of McCormack’s work and his role in unpicking the historical, political and cultural threads of power and resistance in the East Asia of our past and present.
Wednesday 09 May 2018
Isobel Cowper-Coles on being the Commissioning Editor for Philosophy at Rowman & Littlefield International
Isobel Cowper-Coles discusses her role at Rowman & Littlefield International and building a list that represents the interdisciplinarity and diversity of philosophy.
Friday 27 Apr 2018
Win a Bursary Place at the CILIP Conference in Brighton!
The CILIP Conference is returning to Brighton this July and we are delighted to be able to offer a bursary place!
Tuesday 17 Apr 2018
Job Vacancy - Academic Marketing Executive
We're hiring! Rowman & Littlefield International Sales & Marketing (RLISM) is on a rapid growth trajectory...
Wednesday 21 Mar 2018
Inclusion without Influence: Women, Power and the Quota System in Guyana
In their edited collection Negotiating Gender, Policy and Politics in the Caribbean, Gabrielle Hosein and Jane Parpart explore feminist strategies to promote democratic governance and gender equality.
Thursday 08 Mar 2018