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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Literary Theory: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Hans Bertens

    Series: The Basics

    This third edition of Hans Bertens’ bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics covers contemporary...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Public Relations: The Basics

    By Ron Smith

    Series: The Basics

    Public Relations: The Basics is a highly readable introduction to one of the most exciting and fast-paced media industries. Both the practice and profession of public relations are explored and the focus is on those issues which will be most relevant to those new to the field: The four key...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Theatre Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Leach

    Series: The Basics

    Now in a second edition, Theatre Studies: The Basics is a fully updated guide to the wonderful world of theatre. The practical and theoretical dimensions of theatre – from acting to audience – are woven together throughout to provide an integrated introduction to the study of drama, theatre and...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Film Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Amy Villarejo

    Series: The Basics

    Film Studies: The Basics is a compelling guide to the study of cinema in all its forms. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of recent scholarship, the latest developments in the industry and the explosive impact of new technologies. Core topics covered...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ancient Near East: The Basics

    By Daniel C. Snell

    Series: The Basics

    Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great’s conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment of those times, the struggles of state-building and empire construction, and the dissent...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Bioethics: The Basics

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Series: The Basics

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today....

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Women's Studies: The Basics

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Series: The Basics

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction into the ever expanding and increasingly relevant field of studies focused on women. Tracing the history of the discipline from its origins, this text sets out the main agendas of women’s studies and feminism, exploring the global...

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  2. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  3. Food Ethics: The Basics
    By Ronald Sandler
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  4. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  5. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James Bielo
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  6. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  7. Modern Russia: The Basics
    By Charlotte Alston
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  8. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  9. Popular Culture: The Basics
    By Gary Hoppenstand
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  10. Tourism Studies: The Basics
    By Pau Obrador Pons, Michael A Crang
    To Be Published August 1st 2015

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