About this series
The handbook series includes the latest and up-to-date overviews on topics that are of key significance to contemporary sociological and related social science research, including recent topics and areas of scholarship. Several of the volumes discuss important topics from an interdisciplinary social science perspective, covering sociology, anthropology, psychology, and psychiatry. This prestigious series includes works by some of the top scholars in their fields. These foundational works seek to record where the field has been, to identify its current location, and to plot its course for the future.