Rights and Permissions Policy

Non-exclusive, one-time-use photocopy permission—for classroom or conference purposes—is available upon request. Reprint permission is also available. The standard fee varies depending on the rights requested. No more than one-third of any particular book may be reproduced.

To request permission to photocopy or reprint materials from Brookings publications, please write to:

Rights & Permissions Office
Brookings Institution Press
Attn: Kristen Harrison
1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-2188
Fax: (202) 536-3623

Include the complete information of the requested work—author, title, sections/pages to be copied or reprinted, and number of copies to be made—along with a brief description of your project. You may also direct your request to the Copyright Clearance Center. Click here to access the Center’s online granting service.

Privacy and Security Policy

All regular book purchases are processed via the Hopkins Fulfillment Services (Johns Hopkins University Press) shopping cart. Their privacy/security policy applies to all of these orders. Please see their policy at http://www.press.jhu.edu/about/privacy.html.

Journal subscriptions are processed by The Sheridan Press. For more information about their privacy/security policy, please contact them at 866-698-0010 (toll free) or 717-632-3535.

Returns Policy

Booksellers may return books that are clean, unmarked, and free of labels from 90 days until 18 months after the date of invoice. To receive full credit, the return package must contain a copy of the invoice or a listing showing title, quantity, invoice number, discount, and list price. Books not accompanied by this information will be credited at 50% off list price. No credit will be given for books returned in unsaleable condition. Returns should be sent prepaid, well packed, and marked "Returns." 

Returns should be sent to:

Returns shipped by a valid carrier, such as UPS and Fedex: Brookings Institution Press—Book Returns, c/o Maple Press Distribution, Lebanon Distribution Center, 704 Legionaire Drive, Fredericksburg, PA 17026

Returns shipped by the postal service: Brookings Institution Press—Book Returns, c/o Maple Press Distribution, P.O. Box 1287, Lebanon, PA 17042