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  1. Global Migration: The Basics

    By Bernadette Hanlon, Thomas J. Vicino

    Series: The Basics

    Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines: history and geography of global migration the role of migrants in...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Metaphysics: The Basics

    By Michael Rea

    Series: The Basics

    Metaphysics: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the philosophical study of the world and universe in which we live. Concerned with questions about reality, existence, time, identity and change, metaphysics has long fascinated people but to the uninitiated some of the issues and...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Islam: The Basics

    By Colin Turner

    Series: The Basics

    With nearly 1500 rich years of history and culture to its name, Islam is one of the world’s great faiths and, in modern times, the subject of increasingly passionate debate by believers and non-believers alike. Islam: The Basics is a concise and timely introduction to all aspects of Muslim belief...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Energy: The Basics

    By Harold Schobert

    Series: The Basics

    People rarely stop to think about where the energy they use to power their everyday lives comes from and when they do it is often to ask a worried question: is mankind’s energy usage killing the planet? How do we deal with nuclear waste? What happens when the oil runs out? Energy: The Basics...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Gender: The Basics

    By Hilary Lips

    Series: The Basics

    Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction which examines the impact of cultural, historical, biological, psychological and economic forces on qualities which have come to be defined as masculine or feminine. Highlighting that there is far more to gender than biological sex, it takes a global...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Subcultures: The Basics

    By Ross Haenfler

    Series: The Basics

    Subcultures: The Basics is an accessible, engaging introduction to youth cultures in a global context. Blending theory and practice to examine a range of subcultural movements including hip hop in Japan, global graffiti writing crews, heavy metal in Europe and straight edge movements in the USA,...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Literary Theory: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Hans Bertens

    Series: The Basics

    This third edition of Hans Bertens’ bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics covers contemporary...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Public Relations: The Basics

    By Ron Smith

    Series: The Basics

    Public Relations: The Basics is a highly readable introduction to one of the most exciting and fast-paced media industries. Both the practice and profession of public relations are explored and the focus is on those issues which will be most relevant to those new to the field: The four key...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Theatre Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Leach

    Series: The Basics

    Now in a second edition, Theatre Studies: The Basics is a fully updated guide to the wonderful world of theatre. The practical and theoretical dimensions of theatre – from acting to audience – are woven together throughout to provide an integrated introduction to the study of drama, theatre and...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Film Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Amy Villarejo

    Series: The Basics

    Film Studies: The Basics is a compelling guide to the study of cinema in all its forms. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of recent scholarship, the latest developments in the industry and the explosive impact of new technologies. Core topics covered...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Greek History: The Basics
    By Robin Osborne
    To Be Published May 29th 2014
  2. Sport Psychology: The Basics
    By David Tod
    To Be Published May 29th 2014
  3. Body Studies: The Basics
    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks
    To Be Published July 22nd 2014
  4. Christianity: The Basics
    By Bruce Chilton
    To Be Published July 30th 2014
  5. Sustainability: The Basics
    By Peter Jacques
    To Be Published August 13th 2014
  6. Economics: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Tony Cleaver
    To Be Published August 24th 2014
  7. Genocide: The Basics
    By Paul R. Bartrop
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  8. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published October 9th 2014
  9. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  10. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published December 31st 2014

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