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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 26th 2015
  2. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James S Bielo
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  4. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  5. Forensic Psychology: The Basics
    By Sandie Taylor
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  6. Capitalism: The Basics
    By David Coates
    To Be Published August 31st 2015
  7. Folklore The Basics
    By Simon Bronner
    To Be Published August 31st 2015
  8. Sport Management: The Basics
    By Robert Wilson, Mark Piekarz
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  9. Film Theory: The Basics
    By Kevin McDonald
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  10. Poetry: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Jeffrey Wainwright
    To Be Published September 30th 2015

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