Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics
Metaphysics: The Key Concepts
Fifty Key Anthropologists
Human Resource Management: The Key Concepts
Religious Studies: The Key Concepts
Social Movements: The Key Concepts
Fifty Contemporary Film Directors
Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology
By Margaret Thomas
July 14, 2011
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 ...
By Nikk Effingham, Helen Beebee, Philip Goff
January 12, 2011
‘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...
By Robert J. Gordon, Harriet Lyons, Andrew Lyons
December 17, 2010
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 ...
By Chris Rowley, Keith Jackson
November 12, 2010
@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 ...
By Carl Olson
October 19, 2010
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 ...
By Graeme Chesters, Ian Welsh
November 10, 2010
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...
By Yvonne Tasker
October 19, 2010
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...
By Keith Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney
January 25, 2010
Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology brings the history of criminological thought alive through a collection of fascinating life stories. The book covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a stimulating combination of biographical fact with historical and ...
By Richard Strasser
August 27, 2009
Music Business: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive guide to the terminology commonly used in the music business today. It embraces definitions from a number of relevant fields, including: general business marketing e-commerce intellectual property law economics entrepreneurship In...
By Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint
August 27, 2009
Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important ...
By Richard John Huggett
August 13, 2009
Physical Geography: The Key Concepts is a thought-provoking and up-to-date introduction to the central ideas and debates within the field. It provides extended definitions of terms that are fundamental to physical geography and its many branches, covering topics such as: biogeography ecology ...
By Peter R. Sedgwick
June 26, 2009
Nietzsche: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive guide to one of the most widely-studied and influential philosophers of the nineteenth century. This invaluable resource helps navigate the often challenging and controversial thought outlined in Nietzsche’s seminal texts. Fully cross-referenced ...