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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Olympics: The Basics

    By Andy Miah, Beatriz Garcia

    Series: The Basics

    The Olympics: The Basics is an accessible, contemporary introduction to the Olympic movement and Games. Chapters explain how the Olympics transcend sports, engaging us with a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters, including: peace development and diplomacy...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Dance Studies: The Basics

    By Jo Butterworth

    Series: The Basics

    A concise introduction to the study of dance ranging from the practical aspects such as technique and choreography to more theoretical considerations such as aesthetic appreciation and the place of dance in different cultures. This book answers questions such as: Exactly how do we define dance?...

    Published November 20th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Race and Ethnicity: The Basics

    By Peter Kivisto, Paul R. Croll

    Series: The Basics

    Race and ethnicity have shaped the social, cultural and political character of much of the world, and remain an important influence on contemporary life in the 21st Century. Race and Ethnicity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to these potent forces. Topics covered include: The forms and...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Christianity: The Basics
    By Bruce Chilton
    To Be Published July 23rd 2014
  2. Body Studies: The Basics
    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks
    To Be Published August 1st 2014
  3. Sustainability: The Basics
    By Peter Jacques
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  4. Economics: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Tony Cleaver
    To Be Published August 28th 2014
  5. Genocide: The Basics
    By Paul R. Bartrop
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  6. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  7. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  8. Food Ethics: The Basics
    By Ronald Sandler
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  9. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published March 1st 2015
  10. Modern Russia: The Basics
    By Charlotte Alston
    To Be Published March 25th 2015

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