Academic & Professional Reference Books

Whether you are a University or TAFE teacher, a student or researcher, we provide a range of academic titles and textbooks to assist you in your teaching, learning and research.

Over the years we have had the privilege of publishing many discipline shaping books across the academic spectrum, and we’re committed to continuing in this vein. 

The academic list at Allen & Unwin includes student textbooks and professional reference titles in the following subject areas:

• Anthropology & Archaeology
• Australian Studies
• Cultural & Media Studies
• Defence Studies
• Education
• Health Sciences, Nursing & Nutrition
• History
• Indigenous Studies
• Politics & Public Policy
• Science
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Writing Skills

We also distribute books published by a number of UK publishers, including Faber & Faber, Granta, A&C Black, Bloomsbury Academic, Continuum, Berg, Fairchild, Bristol Classics, Duckworth, Icon, Profile and also Atlantic Books from the US.







Latest Academic Releases

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Media Strategies

Jane Johnston & Katie Rowney

A guide to professional communications designed for today's fast-moving digital media environment.

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Science Education for Australian Students

Edited by Angela Fitzgerald and Deborah Corrigan

A guide for pre-service teachers to principles and practice for successful teaching and learning through all stages of schooling.

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Reseach Skills for Teachers

Beverley Moriarty

An undergraduate text for pre-service teachers explaining step-by-step the principles of effective research in education.