Polity (publisher)

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Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationCambridge
DistributionJohn Wiley and Sons
Publication typesBooks
Official websitepolitybooks.com Edit this at Wikidata

Polity is an academic publisher in the social sciences and humanities.[1] It was established in 1984 and has offices in Cambridge (UK), Oxford (UK), New York (US) and Boston (US).[1] It specializes in the areas of sociology, media, politics, and social theory. Polity is committed to publishing textbooks and course books for students and scholars. Its list features some leading thinkers (Jürgen Habermas, Zygmunt Bauman, Walter Benjamin, Ulrich Beck, Peter Sloterdijk and Anthony Giddens).


  1. ^ a b "About". Cambridge, England: Polity. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2020.

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