Dan Shutt

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London, UK

Experienced editor specialising in history, politics and cultural studies for some of the world's most respected publishers.

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Overview

Having worked in-house in editorial and project management roles at leading academic and corporate publishers, I know the industry from many angles, both on-screen and in print. My past clients include Cambridge University Press, Taylor & Francis, Thomson Reuters and many academic journals and independent publishers.

I love editing and go above and beyond in terms of research and effort in every project. I undertake developmental editing (in a consultative role), copy-editing or proofreading on titles that fall within my areas of specialisation.

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Art
Economics
History
Philosophy
Politics & Current Affairs

Certifications

  • Law (LLB)

Work experience

Copy-editor/Proofreader

Self-employed
April, 2016 – Present (over 2 years)

With a massive list of big, small, corporate and individual clients, I have edited everything from medieval poetry collections and graphic novels to intricate economic analysis and a vast history of Eastern philosophy.

CUP, Taylor & Francis, Routledge, the Institute of Civil Engineers, Zed Books – the list goes on.

Production Editor

IB Tauris
September, 2015 – July, 2016 (10 months)

Project management and production co-ordination for titles covering history, politics, economics and current affairs.

IB Tauris is a highly respected publisher of niche history and cultural studies.

Editorial Assistant

Thomson Reuters
July, 2014 – September, 2015 (about 1 year)

The editorial workhorse and writing expert for all materials published by Thomson Reuters' Practical Law subscription service (in the Share Schemes subject area), aimed at practising lawyers and legal academics.

Commissioning Editor

Bradshaw Books
January, 2014 – June, 2014 (5 months)

Reading and commissioning poetry collections, and project managing , editing and seeing them through to completion.

Portfolio (21 selected works)

Speech and Society in Turbulent Times: Freedom of Expression in Comparative Perspective

This volume explores how societies are addressing challenging questions about the relationship between expression, traditional and societal values, and the transformations introduced by new information communications technologies. It seeks to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global info... read more

This volume explores how societies are addressing challenging questions about the relationship between expression, traditional and societal values, and the transformations introduced by new information communications technologies. It seeks to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global info... read more

The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology)

The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression presents the current state of knowledge related to the study of violent behaviors and aggression. An important extension of the first Handbook published ten years ago, the second edition maintains a distinctly cross-disciplinary focus by representing the newest scholarship and insights from behavior genetics, cross-cultural comparative ... read more

The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression presents the current state of knowledge related to the study of violent behaviors and aggression. An important extension of the first Handbook published ten years ago, the second edition maintains a distinctly cross-disciplinary focus by representing the newest scholarship and insights from behavior genetics, cross-cultural comparative ... read more

Courts and Democracies in Asia (Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy)

Po Jen Yap

What is the relationship between the strength of a country's democracy and the ability of its courts to address deficiencies in the electoral process? Drawing a distinction between democracies that can be characterised as 'dominant-party' (for example Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong), 'dynamic' (for example India, South Korea, and Taiwan), and 'fragile' (for example Thailand, Pakistan ,and ... read more

What is the relationship between the strength of a country's democracy and the ability of its courts to address deficiencies in the electoral process? Drawing a distinction between democracies that can be characterised as 'dominant-party' (for example Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong), 'dynamic' (for example India, South Korea, and Taiwan), and 'fragile' (for example Thailand, Pakistan ,and ... read more

The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History

Anne C. Bailey

In 1859, at the largest recorded slave auction in American history, over 400 men, women, and children were sold by the Butler Plantation estates. This book is one of the first to analyze the operation of this auction and trace the lives of slaves before, during, and after their sale. Immersing herself in the personal papers of the Butlers, accounts from journalists that witnessed the auction, ... read more

In 1859, at the largest recorded slave auction in American history, over 400 men, women, and children were sold by the Butler Plantation estates. This book is one of the first to analyze the operation of this auction and trace the lives of slaves before, during, and after their sale. Immersing herself in the personal papers of the Butlers, accounts from journalists that witnessed the auction, ... read more

Redefining European Economic Integration (Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy)

Dariusz Adamski

European economic integration has relied on policies intended to make the European Union strong and resilient economically, socially and politically. The Eurozone crisis and Brexit have demonstrated, however, how fragile this hope was and how contested reforms to the major European economic policies have become. Dariusz Adamski explains the evolution of these policies - from the Economic and M... read more

European economic integration has relied on policies intended to make the European Union strong and resilient economically, socially and politically. The Eurozone crisis and Brexit have demonstrated, however, how fragile this hope was and how contested reforms to the major European economic policies have become. Dariusz Adamski explains the evolution of these policies - from the Economic and M... read more

Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Language: The Legacy of the Philosophical Investigations

Thomas McNally

Throughout his philosophical development, Wittgenstein was more concerned with language than with any other topic. No other philosopher has been as influential on our understanding of the deep problems surrounding language, and yet the true significance of his writing on the subject is difficult to assess, since most of the current debates regarding language tend to overlook his work. In this ... read more

Throughout his philosophical development, Wittgenstein was more concerned with language than with any other topic. No other philosopher has been as influential on our understanding of the deep problems surrounding language, and yet the true significance of his writing on the subject is difficult to assess, since most of the current debates regarding language tend to overlook his work. In this ... read more

Behind the Scenes at the Ballets Russes: Stories from a Silver Age

Michael Meylac

The Ballets Russes was perhaps the most iconic, yet at the same time mysterious, ballet company of the twentieth century. Inspired by the unique vision of their founder Sergei Diaghilev, the company gained a large international following. In the mid-twentieth century – during the tumultuous years of World War II and the Cold War – the Ballets Russes companies kept the spirit and traditions of ... read more

The Ballets Russes was perhaps the most iconic, yet at the same time mysterious, ballet company of the twentieth century. Inspired by the unique vision of their founder Sergei Diaghilev, the company gained a large international following. In the mid-twentieth century – during the tumultuous years of World War II and the Cold War – the Ballets Russes companies kept the spirit and traditions of ... read more

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