Springer Acquires Complete Journal Program From Transaction Publishers

Feb 20, 2007

Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired 29 journals from Transaction Publishers in an asset deal. The titles, including the flagship journal Society, consist of disciplines such as political science, history, sociology, anthropology, and psychology. This acquisition links complementary publishing programs. Springer's portfolio in this area includes journal titles such as Theory and Society, Sex Roles, and Policy Sciences. Dr. Horowitz will continue in the capacity of senior editorial advisor to Springer. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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