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  1. Food Ethics: The Basics

    By Ronald Sandler

    Series: The Basics

    Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture including: • Should we eat animals? • Are locally...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Politics: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its fifth edition, Politics: The Basics explores the systems, movements and issues at the cutting edge of modern politics. A highly successful introduction to the world of politics, it offers clear and concise coverage of a range of issues and addresses fundamental questions such as: • Why...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Genocide: The Basics

    By Paul R. Bartrop

    Series: The Basics

    Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been in the prevention of genocide? How prevalent has genocide been throughout history? and how...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economics: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Tony Cleaver

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its third edition, Economics: The Basics continues to provide an engaging and topical introduction to the key issues in contemporary economics. Fully updated to take into account the global recession, ongoing problems in Eurozone economies, changing patterns in world trade, housing and...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability: The Basics

    By Peter Jacques

    Series: The Basics

    Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily misunderstood. Sustainability: The Basics offers an accessible and interdisciplinary...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  2. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James S Bielo
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  3. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 27th 2015
  4. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published July 1st 2015
  5. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  6. Translation: The Basics
    By Juliane House
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  7. Forensic Psychology: The Basics
    By Sandie Taylor
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  8. Logic: The Basics, 2nd Edition
    By Jc Beall
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  9. Capitalism: The Basics
    By David Coates
    To Be Published September 1st 2015
  10. Environmental Management: The Basics
    By Lynda Warren Warren
    To Be Published September 1st 2015

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