Routledge Basics 2015

New and Key Titles

Welcome to our Routledge Basics catalogue for 2015, which lines up the best of our student titles for the year.

Concise yet informative, these student resources are highly accessible and affordable; designed with the needs of learners in mind, they provide first-class coverage of all themes of a subject, as well as exceptional study support.

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  1. Critical Theory: The Key Concepts

    By Dino Franco Felluga

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Critical Theory: The Key Concepts introduces over 300 widely-used terms, categories and ideas drawing upon well-established approaches like new historicism, postmodernism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, and narratology as well as many new critical theories of the last twenty years such as Actor-Network...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Politics: The Key Concepts

    By Lisa Harrison, Adrian Little, Ed Lock

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Politics: The Key Concepts is an up-to-date and broad-ranging introduction to the terms that lie at the heart of political discourse. Entries are drawn from areas such as political theory, international politics, political science and methodology. As well as explaining core, established principles,...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Animal Ethics: The Basics

    By Tony Miligan

    Series: The Basics

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics

    By James S Bielo

    Series: The Basics

    Anthropology of Religion: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introductory text organized around key issues that all anthropologists of religion face. This book uses a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples to address not only what is studied by anthropologists of religion, but how...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Archaeology: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Clive Gamble

    Series: The Basics

    Now in an updated third edition, Archaeology: The Basics provides a straightforward and engaging introduction to the world of Archaeology. This book answers key questions about how and why we practice archaeology and examines the theories and themes underpinning the subject. Fully updated, this new...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Christian Theology: The Basics

    By Murray Rae

    Series: The Basics

    Christian Theology: The Basics is a concise introduction to the nature, tasks and central concerns of theology – the study of God within the Christian tradition. Providing a broad overview of the story that Christianity tells us about our human situation before God, this book will also seek to...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Guidebook to Einstein's Relativity

    By James Trefil

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Albert Einstein, one of the most prolific scientists of the twentieth century, developed the theory of relativity which was crucial for the advancement of modern physics. Young Einstein identified a paradox between Newtonian Mechanics and Maxwell’s equations which pointed to a flawed understanding...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Guidebook to Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks

    By John Schwarzmantel

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks are one of the most important and original sources of modern political philosophy but the Prison Notebooks present great difficulties to the reader. Not originally intended for publication, their fragmentary character and their often cryptic language can mystify readers,...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge