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  1. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Sean McEvoy

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its third edition Shakespeare: The Basics is an insightful and informative introduction to the work of William Shakespeare. Exploring all aspects of Shakespeare’s plays including the language, cultural contexts, and modern interpretations, this text looks at how a range of plays from across...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Media Studies: The Basics

    By Julian McDougall

    Series: The Basics

    There have been seismic shifts in what constitutes (the) media in recent years with technological advances ushering in whole new categories of producers, consumers and modes of delivery. This has been reflected in the way media is studied with new theories, concepts and practices coming to the fore...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Human Geography: The Basics

    By Andrew Jones

    Series: The Basics

    Human Geography: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of the role that humankind plays in shaping the world around us. Whether it’s environmental concerns, the cities we live in or the globalization of the economy, these are issues which affect us all. This book introduces these topics...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Genocide: The Basics
    By Paul R. Bartrop
    To Be Published September 16th 2014
  2. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  4. Food Ethics: The Basics
    By Ronald Sandler
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  5. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  6. Narrative: The Basics
    By Bronwen Thomas
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  7. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James Bielo
    To Be Published April 1st 2015
  8. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  9. Tourism Studies: The Basics
    By Pau Obrador Pons, Michael A Crang
    To Be Published May 1st 2015
  10. Modern Russia: The Basics
    By Charlotte Alston
    To Be Published May 29th 2015

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