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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Criminology: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Sandra Walklate

    Series: The Basics

    As crime continues to be a high profile issue troubling politicians, the public and the media alike, the study of criminology has boomed. Providing an international and comparative introduction to the discipline, Criminology: The Basics is an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical...

    Published May 24th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Physical Geography: The Basics

    By Joseph Holden

    Series: The Basics

    Physical Geography: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the interactions, systems and processes that have shaped, and continue to shape, the physical world around us. This book introduces five key aspects of the study of physical geography: atmosphere, weather and climate systems...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Islam: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Colin Turner

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts. Key topics covered include: the Qur'an and its teachings the life of...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Terrorism: The Basics

    By James Lutz, Brenda J Lutz

    Series: The Basics

    Terrorism: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in one of the most discussed, written about and analysed aspects of modern life. Common misconceptions are dispelled as the authors provide clear and jargon-free answers to the big questions: What does terrorism involve?...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Poetry: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Wainwright

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its second edition, Poetry: The Basics demystifies the traditions and forms of the world of poetry for all those who find it daunting or bewildering. Covering a wide range of poetic voices from Chaucer to children's rhymes, song lyrics and the words of contemporary poets, this book will help...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Research Methods: The Basics

    By Nicholas Walliman

    Series: The Basics

    Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. Structured in two parts, the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, and the second the specific methods used to carry out...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 27th 2015
  2. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James S Bielo
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  5. Forensic Psychology: The Basics
    By Sandie Taylor
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  6. Capitalism: The Basics
    By David Coates
    To Be Published September 1st 2015
  7. Folklore The Basics
    By Simon Bronner
    To Be Published September 1st 2015
  8. Sport Management: The Basics
    By Robert Wilson, Mark Piekarz
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  9. Film Theory: The Basics
    By Kevin McDonald
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  10. Poetry: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Jeffrey Wainwright
    To Be Published October 1st 2015

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