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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Stanislavski: The Basics

    By Rose Whyman

    Series: The Basics

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski's: life and the context of his writings major works in English translation...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Free Will: The Basics

    By Meghan Griffith

    Series: The Basics

    The question of whether humans are free to make their own decisions has long been debated and it continues to be a controversial topic today. In Free Will: The Basics readers are provided with a clear and accessible introduction to this central but challenging philosophical problem. The questions...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. American Philosophy: The Basics

    By Nancy Stanlick

    Series: The Basics

    American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the history of American thought from early Calvinists to the New England Transcendentalists and from contract theory to contemporary African American philosophy. The key question it asks is: what it is that makes American Philosophy unique? This lively and...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Series: The Basics

    ‘Philosophy: The Basics deservedly remains the most recommended introduction to philosophy on the market. Warburton is patient, accurate and, above all, clear. There is no better short introduction to philosophy.’ - Stephen Law, author of The Philosophy Gym Philosophy: The Basics gently eases the...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The City: The Basics

    By Kevin Archer

    Series: The Basics

    The City: The Basics provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. The book draws on a range of perspectives – economic, political, cultural, and environmental aspects are all considered – to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich Global...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Series: The Basics

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Journalism Studies: The Basics

    By Martin Conboy

    Series: The Basics

    Journalism Studies: The Basics provides an introductory overview of the emerging field of Journalism Studies, discussing key issues and contemporary debates. Drawing on Conboy’s extensive experience in the field, the changing nature of journalism and its future directions are addressed, through...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Social Work: The Basics

    By Mark Doel

    Series: The Basics

    Social Work: The Basics is an insightful introduction to the often misrepresented world of social work. This accessible book presents a broad view of contemporary social work, exploring its roots and its possible future. It dispels myths surrounding social work, addresses media debates, and offers...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  2. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James S Bielo
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  3. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 26th 2015
  4. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  5. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  6. Narrative: The Basics
    By Bronwen Thomas
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  7. Art History: The Basics, 2nd Edition
    By Diana Newall, Grant Pooke
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  8. Translation: The Basics
    By Juliane House
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  9. Forensic Psychology: The Basics
    By Sandie Taylor
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  10. Logic: The Basics, 2nd Edition
    By Jc Beall
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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