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  • Religion, the Body and Sexuality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nina Hoel, Melissa M. Wilcox, Liz Wilson

    How does religion relate to bodies and sexualities? Many people would answer, simply, "through repression", but the relationship is much more complicated than that. While many religions draw boundaries between what they consider to be appropriate and inappropriate use of the human body, especially…

    Paperback – 2020-09-23 
    Engaging with Religion

  • The Lion's Share

    A History of British Imperialism 1850 to the Present, 6th Edition

    By Bernard Porter

    Updated to incorporate a new epilogue considering the impact of Brexit on British Imperial History, the sixth edition of The Lion’s Share remains an essential introduction to British imperialism from its Victorian heyday to the present. This book presents a lively narrative of events and…

    Paperback – 2020-09-15 

  • Principles of Public Speaking

    20th Edition

    By Kathleen German

    Balancing skills and theory, this introductory public speaking textbook encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today’s diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book uses examples…

    Paperback – 2020-09-03 

  • The Philosophy Major’s Introduction to Philosophy

    Concepts and Distinctions, 1st Edition

    By Ken Akiba

    Many philosophy majors are shocked by the gap between the relative ease of lower-level philosophy courses and the difficulty of upper-division courses. This book serves as a necessary bridge to upper-level study in philosophy by offering rigorous but concise and accessible accounts of basic…

    Paperback – 2020-08-20 

  • Objectification

    On the Difference Between Sex and Sexism, 1st Edition

    By Feona Attwood, Alan McKee, John Mercer, Susanna Paasonen, Clarissa Smith

    This is a concise and accessible introduction into the concept of objectification, one of the most frequently recurring terms in both academic and media debates on the gendered politics of contemporary culture, and core to critiquing the social positions of sex and sexism.   Objectification is an…

    Paperback – 2020-08-19 
    Gender Insights

  • Marc Chagall

    The Artist as Peacemaker, 1st Edition

    By Fred Dallmayr

    This book follows Chagall’s life through his art and his understanding of the role of the artist. It takes the reader through the different milieus of the nineteenth and the twentieth century -- including the the World Wars and the holocaust -- to present a unique understanding of Chagall's…

    Paperback – 2020-08-14 
    Routledge India

  • The Insiders' Guide to Factual Filmmaking

    1st Edition

    By Tony Stark

    The Insiders’ Guide to Factual Film-Making is an accessible and comprehensive ‘how to’ guide about the craft of making documentaries for TV, online or social media. Film-maker Tony Stark distils a long career at the BBC and as an independent producer to explain the conceptual, visual, editorial and…

    Paperback – 2020-08-10 

  • Queer Theories: An Introduction

    From Mario Mieli to the Antisocial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Lorenzo Bernini

    This is a short and accessible introduction to the complex and evolving debates around queer theories, advocating for their critical role in academia and society. The book traces the roots of queer theories and argues that Foucault owed important debt to other European authors including the…

    Paperback – 2020-08-05 
    Gender Insights

  • Fashion Theory

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Barnard

    This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Fashion Theory: A Reader brings together and presents a wide range of essays on fashion theory that will engage and inform both the general reader and the specialist student of fashion. From apparently simple and accessible theories concerning what…

    Paperback – 2020-08-04 
    Routledge Student Readers

  • Bioarchaeology

    An Introduction to the Archaeology and Anthropology of the Dead, 1st Edition

    By Mark Q. Sutton

    Bioarchaeology covers the history and general theory of the field plus the recovery and laboratory treatment of human remains. Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains in context from an archaeological and anthropological perspective. The book explores, through numerous case studies, how a…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 

  • The Disordered Mind

    3rd Edition

    By George Graham

    The Disordered Mind, Third Edition is a wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mental disorder or illness. It examines and explains, from a philosophical standpoint, what mental disorder is: its reality, causes, consequences, compassionate treatment, and more. Revised and updated…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 

  • Thinking Through Communication

    An Introduction to the Study of Human Communication, 9th Edition

    By Sarah Trenholm

    The 9th edition of this textbook for hybrid introductory communication courses provides a balanced introduction to the fundamental theories and principles of communication. The book explores communication in a variety of contexts—including interpersonal, group, organizational, and mass media—and…

    Paperback – 2020-07-31 

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