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  1. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Special Educational Needs: The Basics

    By Janice Wearmouth

    Series: The Basics

    @text:Providing an engaging and complete overview Special Educational Needs: The Basics examines the fundamental principles of the subject from policy to practice. This book covers: Concepts of special educational needs The historical development of special provision and key legislation...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Literature: The Basics

    By Suman Gupta

    Series: The Basics

    ‘Contemporary Literature’ is among the most popular areas of literary study but it can be a difficult one to define. This book equips readers with the necessary tools to take an analytical and systematic approach to contemporary texts. The author provides answers to some of the critical questions...

    Published October 26th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Artificial Intelligence: The Basics

    By Kevin Warwick

    Series: The Basics

    'if AI is outside your field, or you know something of the subject and would like to know more then Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a brilliant primer.' - Nick Smith, Engineering and Technology Magazine November 2011 Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a concise and cutting-edge...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Science: The Basics

    By Philip Clayton

    Series: The Basics

    Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were once held to be compatible, most people now perceive them to be in conflict. This unique book provides the best available introduction to the burning debates in this...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Education: The Basics

    By Kay Wood

    Series: The Basics

    @text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both...

    Published June 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Law: The Basics

    By Gary Slapper, David Kelly

    Series: The Basics

    An engaging introduction to one of the most complex areas of modern life. The book introduces both the main components of the legal system - including judges, juries and law-makers - and key areas of law - contract, civil negligence, and criminal law - to provide the uninitiated with an...

    Published June 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Evolution: The Basics

    By Sherrie Lyons

    Series: The Basics

    Evolution: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the history, development and science of the theory of evolution. Beginning pre-Darwin and concluding with the latest research and controversies, readers are introduced to the origins of the idea of evolution, the ways in which it has developed...

    Published June 2nd 2011 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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