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  1. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  2. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  3. Forensic Psychology: The Basics
    By Sandie Taylor
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  4. Finance: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Erik Banks
    To Be Published September 14th 2015
  5. Capitalism: The Basics
    By David Coates
    To Be Published September 21st 2015
  6. Sport Management: The Basics
    By Rob Wilson, Mark Piekarz
    To Be Published September 29th 2015
  7. Film Theory: The Basics
    By Kevin McDonald
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  8. Poetry: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Jeffrey Wainwright
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  9. Special Educational Needs and Disability: The Basics, 2nd Edition
    By Janice Wearmouth
    To Be Published October 9th 2015
  10. Narrative: The Basics
    By Bronwen Thomas
    To Be Published November 1st 2015

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