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  1. Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics

    By Margaret Thomas

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to...

    Published May 31st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Communication, Cultural and Media Studies

    The Key Concepts, 4th Edition

    By John Hartley

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This fourth edition of Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts is an indispensible guide to the most important terms in the field. It offers clear explanations of the key concepts, exploring their origins, what they’re used for and why they provoke discussion. The author...

    Published May 31st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Key Works of History and Historiography

    By Kenneth R. Stunkel

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Works of History and Historiography introduces some of the most important works ever written by those who have sought to understand, capture, query and interpret the past. The works covered include texts from ancient times to the present day and from different cultural traditions ensuring...

    Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martha Bremser, Lorna Sanders

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    A unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers. Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry locates the individual in the context of modern dance theatre and explores their impact. Those studied include: Jerome Bel Richard Alston...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Metaphysics: The Key Concepts

    By Nikk Effingham, Helen Beebee, Philip Goff

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    ‘Informative, accessible, and fun to read— this is an excellent reference guide for undergraduates and anyone wanting an introduction to the fundamental issues of metaphysics. I know of no other resource like it.’– Meghan Griffith, Davidson College, USA 'Marvellous! This book provides the very best...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Fifty Key Anthropologists

    Edited by Robert J. Gordon, Harriet Lyons, Andrew Lyons

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Social Movements: The Key Concepts

    By Graeme Chesters, Ian Welsh

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Social Movements: The Key Concepts provides an insightful, contemporary introduction to some of the frequently encountered terms and groups that are central to the study of collective action and social and political activism. Following an A-Z format, the entries defined and discussed are drawn from...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Human Resource Management: The Key Concepts

    By Chris Rowley, Keith Jackson

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    @text:A concise, jargon-free guide that covers the main practices and theories that constitute human resource management (HRM). The entries, defined and discussed by a range of international contributors, are drawn from following areas: Employee resourcing The management of employee rewards...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Religious Studies: The Key Concepts

    By Carl Olson

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to...

    Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Fifty Contemporary Film Directors

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Tasker

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Contemporary Film Directors examines the work of some of today’s most popular and influential cinematic figures. It provides an accessible overview of each director’s contribution to cinema, incorporating a discussion of their career, major works and impact. Revised throughout and with twelve...

    Published August 26th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Politics: The Key Concepts
    By Lisa Harrison, Adrian Little, Ed Lock
    To Be Published January 21st 2015
  2. Critical Theory: The Key Concepts
    By Dino Franco Felluga
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts
    By Matthew Eagleton-Pierce
    To Be Published September 1st 2015

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