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  1. Body Studies: The Basics

    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks

    Series: The Basics

    Consideration of the body as a subject for study has increased in recent years with new technologies, forms of modification, debates about obesity and issues of age being brought into focus by the media. Drawing on contemporary culture, Body Studies: The Basics introduces readers to the key...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Christianity: The Basics

    By Bruce Chilton

    Series: The Basics

    Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport Psychology: The Basics

    By David Tod

    Series: The Basics

    Sport Psychology: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the fundamental ideas at the heart of Sport Psychology today. It examines the links between sport participants’ behaviours, their personality and their environment to identify the factors which affect performance. Exploring theory...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Greek History: The Basics

    By Robin Osborne

    Series: The Basics

    Greek History: The Basics is a concise and compelling introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age to rule by Rome. With a chapter on each crucial period of Greece’s ancient history, the book covers the key topics, approaches and issues at the heart of Greek History,...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Metaphysics: The Basics

    By Michael Rea

    Series: The Basics

    Metaphysics: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the philosophical study of the world and universe in which we live. Concerned with questions about reality, existence, time, identity and change, metaphysics has long fascinated people but to the uninitiated some of the issues and...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Global Migration: The Basics

    By Bernadette Hanlon, Thomas J. Vicino

    Series: The Basics

    Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines: history and geography of global migration the role of migrants in...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Marketing: The Basics

    By Karl Moore, Niketh Pareek

    Series: The Basics

    Marketing: The Basics is a clear, concise resource for students or practitioners looking to improve their understanding of marketing fundamentals in a global context. Covering the basic functions of marketing, its role in corporate decision-making and the importance of competitive strategies, this...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Energy: The Basics

    By Harold Schobert

    Series: The Basics

    People rarely stop to think about where the energy they use to power their everyday lives comes from and when they do it is often to ask a worried question: is mankind’s energy usage killing the planet? How do we deal with nuclear waste? What happens when the oil runs out? Energy: The Basics...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gender: The Basics

    By Hilary Lips

    Series: The Basics

    Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction which examines the impact of cultural, historical, biological, psychological and economic forces on qualities which have come to be defined as masculine or feminine. Highlighting that there is far more to gender than biological sex, it takes a global...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Subcultures: The Basics

    By Ross Haenfler

    Series: The Basics

    Subcultures: The Basics is an accessible, engaging introduction to youth cultures in a global context. Blending theory and practice to examine a range of subcultural movements including hip hop in Japan, global graffiti writing crews, heavy metal in Europe and straight edge movements in the USA,...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Body Studies: The Basics
    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks
    To Be Published July 31st 2014
  2. Sustainability: The Basics
    By Peter Jacques
    To Be Published August 13th 2014
  3. Economics: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Tony Cleaver
    To Be Published August 27th 2014
  4. Genocide: The Basics
    By Paul R. Bartrop
    To Be Published September 22nd 2014
  5. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  6. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  7. Food Ethics: The Basics
    By Ronald Sandler
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  8. Modern Russia: The Basics
    By Charlotte Alston
    To Be Published March 24th 2015
  9. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  10. Narrative: The Basics
    By Bronwen Thomas
    To Be Published March 31st 2015

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