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Breaking boundaries in scholarly communication: Palgrave Pivot
Publishing across the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business, Palgrave Pivot  offers peer-reviewed research published at any length between a traditional journal article and monograph within 12 weeks of acceptance.


We're pleased to announce that William Shakespeare and Others: Collaborative Plays has been awarded the Falstaff Award for Best Book of 2013. Collaborative Plays is the latest publication from expert Shakespeare scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, and companion volume to the bestselling The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works which previously won the Falstaff Award in 2007.

Higher Education in the World 5 – Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change is now available!
This fifth report from the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) explores the critical dimensions in our understanding of the roles and potential roles of knowledge, civil society and higher education institutions as active players in contributing to the creation of a more just and sustainable world.

Both Education in the Age of Biocapitalism  and The Multi-Talented Mr. Erskine have won AESA Critic's Choice Book Awards for 2013!

From Complexity to Simplicity: Unleash Your Organization’s Potential by Simon Collinson and Melvin Jay and Understanding Enterprise: Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 4th edition by Simon Bridge and Ken O’Neill have been shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year!

The Famine Plot by Tim Pat Coogan has been shortlisted for Irish Book Awards Nonfiction Book of the Year 2013

Education in the Age of Biocapitalism by Clayton Pierce and The Multi-Talented Mr. Erskine by Katherine Elise Chaddock were both honored by The American Educational Studies Association with their Critics' Choice Award. Congratulations to both authors!

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management has launched online! This is the first substantial reference work to provide a rich and comprehensive overview of the field of strategic management and will prove an exemplary resource for students, teachers, scholars and practitioners wishing to understand the central ideas and issues of this emerging discipline.

Palgrave Pivot is celebrating its one year anniversary – we’re offering 100 titles free for 100 hours, from 9am on 28th October to 1pm (GMT) on 1st November.

The Big Truck Went By by Jonathan Katz has won the WOLA-Duke Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America

Kevin Jefferys' book, Sport and Politics in Modern Britain has been awarded this year's Lord Aberdare Prize for Sport History.

The Statesman’s Yearbook celebrates the release of its 150th anniversary edition. Visit the special anniversary page to find out how this valuable resource has kept generations informed throughout the years.

Palgrave Macmillan's Criminology title Murder, Gender in the Media has won the Feminist and Women's Studies Association Book Award.’

The Statesman's Yearbook 2014 has been selected by EBSCO as a Core Collections Star Title, awarded to books that are deemed "superb."

The Shakespeare First Folios: A Descriptive Catalogue by Eric Rasmussen and Anthony James West has won the playshakespeare Falstaff Award for Best Book, Publication or Recording.

Paul Cairney, author of Scottish Politics (co-authored with Neil McGarvey), Understanding Public Policy and Global Tobacco Control, was awarded the Richard Rose prize at the 2013 Political Studies Association Conference in Cardiff.

André Cicalo’s Urban Encounters has won the Brazil Section of the Latin American Studies Association Book Awards, fighting off strong competition. Desmond Arias, co-chair of the LASA Brazil section said:

‘It was hard for the section's executive committee to come to a decision regarding these prizes this year as a result of the high quality of the nominees. The pieces we considered all made substantial contributions to our area of study.’

Palgrave Macmillan is delighted to announce that Tim Calkins has won the EMM Marketing Book of the Year with Defending Your Brand: How Smart Companies use Defensive Strategy to Deal with Competitive Attacks.

Defending Your Brand was not the only Palgrave Macmillan book to do well in the competition. Mary Bergstrom was awarded 5th place for All Eyes East: Lessons from the Front Lines of Marketing to China's Youth. Other books which were shortlisted include Proactive Companies: How to Anticipate Market Changes, by Leonardo Araújo and Rogério Gava, and Brandstorm: Surviving and Thriving in the New Consumer-Led Marketplace, by Liz Nickles and Savita Iyer.

We are pleased to announce that Nicola Barker has won the Socio-Legal Studies Association Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize for her book Not the Marrying Kind: A Feminist Critique of Same-Sex Marriage.

Read the inaugural issue of the American Journal of Cultural Sociology, free for a limited time.

Winning at Innovation has won the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at the CMI Business Book of the Year Awards 2013. Watch the Winning at Innovation video that the CMI has produced to celebrate this inspirational professional business book.

Palgrave Macmillan announces open access option for monographs and Palgrave Pivot publications.

Sean Sayers' Marx and Alienation: Essays on Hegelian Themes has been shortlisted for the 2012 Deutscher Memorial Prize.

Palgrave Macmillan is delighted to announce the launch of The Social Work Toolkit: a versatile collection of online resources that supports core areas of teaching, study and practice placement on social work qualifying courses.

postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies has been selected by Thomson Reuters for inclusion in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI).

Palgrave Macmillan is delighted to announce the launch of the American Journal of Cultural Sociology. The first issue will publish in the first quarter of 2013.

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CourseSmart launches eTextbook platform in the UK

BFI Publishing and Creative Review are pleased to announce the winner of the competition to design the 20th anniversary cover of Don’t Look Now

New to Palgrave Macmillan: Interest Groups & Advocacy - first content now published and free to read online in April

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postmedieval awarded Best New Journal in Humanities and Social Sciences by the 2011 PROSE Awards

Palgrave Macmillan announces a new imprint:
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Economics Nobel Laureates in conversation with Palgrave Macmillan – watch 3 short films from the 2011 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

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