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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Finance: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Erik Banks
    To Be Published September 14th 2015
  2. Capitalism: The Basics
    By David Coates
    To Be Published September 21st 2015
  3. Sport Management: The Basics
    By Rob Wilson, Mark Piekarz
    To Be Published September 29th 2015
  4. Special Educational Needs and Disability: The Basics, 2nd Edition
    By Janice Wearmouth
    To Be Published November 9th 2015
  5. Poetry: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Jeffrey Wainwright
    To Be Published November 13th 2015
  6. Contemporary India: The Basics
    By Rekha Datta
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  7. Narrative: The Basics
    By Bronwen Thomas
    To Be Published December 4th 2015
  8. The Bible and Literature: The Basics
    By Norman W. Jones
    To Be Published December 4th 2015
  9. British Politics: The Basics
    By Bill Jones
    To Be Published December 29th 2015
  10. Classical Mythology: The Basics
    By Richard Martin
    To Be Published January 1st 2016

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