Taylor & Francis, founded in the City of London in 1798, is the oldest commercial journals publisher in the world, and one of the leading global academic publishers. It publishes over 1400 peer-reviewed research journals and around 3,000 new books each year: its backlist is in excess of 40,000 specialist titles. Taylor & Francis is part of the Academic Division of Informa plc.
The Routledge Journalsimprint has a long and distinguished history dating back to 1836, and established its academic credentials in the 20th century when, under Routledge and Kegan Paul, so many of the key thinkers of the time were published: Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Levi-Strauss, Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, A.J.P. Taylor, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Herbert Marcuse, Karl Popper, Jean Piaget, Simone Weill, Albert Einstein, Erich Fromm, Konrad Lorenz, Emile Durkheim, Theodor Adorno, F.A. Hayek, Marshall McLuhan, Max Weber, Raymond Williams, Iris Murdoch, and many more.
Routledge Journals is a distinguished publisher of over 600 journals and 1,000 new books each year with a back list of over 7,000 book titles in print. Part of the academic division of Taylor & Francis, the impressive Routledge portfolio covers many different subjects within social sciences and humanities and is at the forefront of academic publishing in these fields.