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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  2. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  3. Food Ethics: The Basics
    By Ronald Sandler
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  4. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  5. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James Bielo
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  6. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  7. Modern Russia: The Basics
    By Charlotte Alston
    To Be Published June 28th 2015
  8. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  9. Popular Culture: The Basics
    By Gary Hoppenstand
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  10. Tourism Studies: The Basics
    By Pau Obrador Pons, Michael A Crang
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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