Routledge Key Guides

Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts
by Sophia Wellbeloved ~ Paperback / softback

This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographical and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including: possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions th...

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Fifty Major Philosophers
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A comprehensive update of the best-selling first edition, this revitalized new text presents readers with a series of clear, well-written entries focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers from the last two thousand years. Chosen to present the traditional mainstream of European philos...

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$104.00
Leadership: The Key Concepts
Hardback

This is an indispensable and authoritative guide to the most crucial ideas, concepts and debates surrounding the study and exercise of leadership. Bringing together entries written by a wide range of international experts, this is an essential desktop resource for managers and leaders in all kinds o...

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$350.00
Fifty Hollywood Directors
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Fifty Hollywood Directors introduces the most important, iconic and influential filmmakers who worked in Hollywood between the end of the silent period and the birth of the blockbuster. By exploring the historical, cultural and technological contexts in which each director was working, this book tra...

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$107.00
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide
by Paul R Bartrop ~ Paperback / softback

This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar's background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, an...

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$112.00
Criminology: The Key Concepts
by Martin O'Brien ~ Paperback / softback

Criminology: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and comprehensive study guide and reference resource that will take you through all the concepts, approaches, issues and institutions central to the study of crime in contemporary society. Topics covered in this easy to use A-Z guide include: ...

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$104.00
Politics: The Key Concepts
by Lisa Harrison ~ Paperback / softback

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, ...

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$99.00
Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century British Politics
by Keith Laybourn ~ Paperback / softback

This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, im...

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$115.00
Fifty Hollywood Directors
Hardback

Fifty Hollywood Directors introduces the most important, iconic and influential filmmakers who worked in Hollywood between the end of the silent period and the birth of the blockbuster. By exploring the historical, cultural and technological contexts in which each director was working, this book tra...

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$389.00
Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers
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Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers is the essential guide to the literary critics, sociologists, historians, artists, philosophers and writers who have shaped contemporary culture and society, and the way in which we view them. The entries offer a lucid analysis of the work of the most influential fi...

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$91.00
Fifty Contemporary Film Directors
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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 ...

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$104.00
Habermas: The Key Concepts
by Andrew Edgar ~ Paperback / softback

An independently minded champion of `the project of modernity' in a supposedly post-modern age, Jurgen Habermas (1929- ) is one of the most widely influential thinkers of our times. An easy-to-use A-Z guide to a body of work that spans philosophy, sociology, politics, law and cultural theory, Habe...

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$104.00
Special Educational Needs: The Key Concepts
by Philip Garner ~ Paperback / softback

Exploring the complex issues that surround special educational needs (SEN) both in and out of the classroom, this reader-friendly text considers the impacts that these issues have upon the child, the parent, the teacher, and the school as a whole. Fully cross-referenced and including suggestions for...

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$96.00
Race and Ethnicity: The Key Concepts
by Amy Ansell ~ Paperback / softback

Situating the study of race and ethnicity within its historical and intellectual context, this much needed guide exposes students to the broad diversity of scholarship within the field. It provides a clear and succinct explanation of more than 70 key terms, their conceptual evolution over time, and ...

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$104.00
Fifty Major Thinkers on Education
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In this unique work some of today's greatest educators present concise, accessible summaries of the great educators of the past. Covering a time-span from 500 BC to the early twentieth century each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and ac...

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$67.00
Neoliberalism
by Matthew Eagleton-Pierce ~ Paperback / softback

Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts provides a critical guide to a vocabulary that has become globally dominant over the past forty years. The language of neoliberalism both constructs and expresses a particular vision of economics, politics, and everyday life. Some find this vision to be appealing, but...

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$70.00
Key Thinkers on Development
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Since its publication in 2006 as Fifty Key Thinkers on Development, this invaluable reference has established itself as the leading biographical handbook in its field, providing a concise and accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the ideologic...

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$64.00
Fifty Contemporary Choreographers
Hardback

Fifty Contemporary Choreographers provides a unique guide to some of today's most important dance-makers. Each entry includes: a biographical section a chronological list of works a detailed bibliography a critical essay Thus, instead of just presenting the facts, the entries in this book loca...

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$310.00
Fifty Key Figures in Islam
by Roy Jackson ~ Paperback / softback

The perfect resource for those wishing to learn more about the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings, Fifty Key Figures in Islam explores the lives and thoughts of fifty influential individuals in Islam and surveys a heritage that spans 1,500 years. Covering key figures such as the Prophet ...

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Fifty Contemporary Choreographers
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A unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers, this fully updated new edition includes many new names in the field of choreography, alongside those considered masters of the modern age. Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry loc...

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$78.00
Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists
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Covering the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most significant thinkers in sociology, Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists concentrates on figures in the field writing principally in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Including entries on Jane Addams, Theodor Ador...

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$70.00
Digital Journalism Studies
by Bob Franklin ~ Paperback / softback

Digital Journalism Studies: The Key Concepts provides an authoritative, research-based "first stop-must read" guide to the study of digital journalism. This cutting-edge text offers a particular focus on developments in digital media technologies and their implications for all aspects of the wo...

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$74.00
Religious Studies: The Key Concepts
by Carl Olson ~ Paperback / softback

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 giv...

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$99.00
Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches
by Neville Morley ~ Hardback

Ancient History: Key Thems and Approaches is a sourcebook of writings on ancient history. It presents over 500 of the most important stimulating and provocative arguments by modern writers on the subject, and as such constitutes an invaluable reference resource. The first section deals with differen...

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$429.00
Key Thinkers on Development
Hardback

Since its publication in 2006 as Fifty Key Thinkers on Development, this invaluable reference has established itself as the leading biographical handbook in its field, providing a concise and accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the ideologic...

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$310.00
Design: The Key Concepts
by Catherine McDermott ~ Hardback

This is the essential student's guide to Design - its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design - from Europe to Africa design history - from Art Nouve...

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$350.00
Design: The Key Concepts
by Catherine McDermott ~ Paperback / softback

This is the essential student's guide to Design - its practice, its theory and its history. Drawing from a wide range of international examples, respected design writer Catherine McDermott explores key topics including: international design - from Europe to Africa design history - from Art Nouve...

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$107.00
Globalization: The Key Concepts
Hardback

Viewed as a destructive force or an inevitability of modern society, globalization is the focus of a multitude of disciplines. A clear understanding of its processes and terminology is imperative for anyone engaging with this ubiquitous topic. Globalization: the Key Concepts offers a comprehensive g...

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$389.00
Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations
by Martin Griffiths ~ Paperback / softback

Now in its second edition, Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations has been thoroughly updated with several new entries and a new preface to reflect the latest developments. There are new sections on Constructivism, International Political Theory, and English School, as well as a range of new ...

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Musicology: The Key Concepts
by Kenneth Gloag ~ Hardback

Now in an updated 2nd edition, Musicology: The Key Concepts is a handy A-Z reference guide to the terms and concepts associated with contemporary musicology. Drawing on critical theory with a focus on new musicology, this updated edition contains over 35 new entries including: Autobiograp...

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$363.00
Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists
Hardback

Covering the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most significant thinkers in sociology, Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists concentrates on figures in the field writing principally in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Including entries on Jane Addams, Theodor Ador...

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$350.00
Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century
Hardback

Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to modern responses to art. written by an international panel of expert contributors. Featuring 48 essays on the most important twentieth century writers and thinkers and written by an internatinal panel of expert cont...

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$429.00
Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films
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Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films introduces a wide range of those movies, which are among the most important, critically-acclaimed and highest-grossing f...

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Psychology: The Key Concepts
by Graham Richards ~ Paperback / softback

Psychology: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive overview of 200 concepts central to a solid understanding of Psychology and includes the latest recommendations from the British Psychology Society (BPS). The focus is on practical uses of Psychology in settings such as nursing, education and human res...

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$112.00
Cyberculture: The Key Concepts
by Nicholas Pleace ~ Paperback / softback

The only A-Z guide available on this subject, this book provides a wide-ranging and up to date overview of the fast-changing and increasingly important world of cyberculture. Its clear and accessible entries cover aspects ranging from the technical to the theoretical, and from movies to the everyda...

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Business: The Key Concepts
by Mark Vernon ~ Hardback

Here is a practical guide to the essentials of business. This book provides everything you need to know about the key concepts and terms, from accountability to zero-sum game. Everything from management, economics and finance to marketing, organizational behaviour and operations, is covered in just ...

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$416.00
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment
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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and sti...

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$109.00
Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century
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Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to theories of art from Ancient Greece to the end of the Victorian era, written by an international panel of expert contributors. Arranged chronologically to provide an historical framework, the 43...

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$429.00
Tourism: The Key Concepts
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Tourism: The Key Concepts offers a comprehensive collection of the most frequently used and studied concepts in the subject of tourism. Within the text key terms, concepts, typologies and frameworks are examined in the context of the broader social sciences, blending together theory and practice to ...

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Popular Music: The Key Concepts
by Roy Shuker ~ Paperback / softback

Now in an updated fourth edition, this popular A-Z student handbook provides a comprehensive survey of key ideas and concepts in popular music culture. With new and expanded entries on genres and subgenres, the text comprehensively examines the social and cultural aspects of popular music, taking in...

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$75.00