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              Books in the The Basics series

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              Midwifery: The Basics
               

              Midwifery: The Basics (Paperback)

              By Baston, Helen

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
              • Pub Date
                11 Jun 20

              Midwifery: The Basics provides an engaging and authentic insight into the midwife's world. It explores the role of the midwife as a clinician and professional, showing how midwives can support women both to achieve a healthy full-term pregnancy and a smooth transition to motherho...od. This book begins with a discussion of the context of birth and parenthood, placing midwifery in its broader social context. Topics covered include: The midwife as an autonomous professional; Becoming a midwife; Pre-conceptual and antenatal care; Intrapartum care; Postnatal care; and The specialist midwife. Midwifery: The Basics uses the voices of mothers, fathers and midwives to illustrate the complex world of becoming, being and supporting parents. This is an essential introduction for students at undergraduate and A-Level who are approaching midwifery for the first time.
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              ISBN 9780367146269
              Released NZ 11 Jun 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Forensic Psychology: The Basics
               

              Forensic Psychology: The Basics (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Taylor, Sandie

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
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              This edition of Forensic Psychology: The Basics continues to provide an essential and accessible overview of a dynamic and fascinating discipline. Providing an engaging introduction to the core topics within Forensic Psychology, the combines a discussion of theory with informatio...n about the role of a professional forensic psychologist. This edition has been fully updated throughout to include additional coverage of: Offender profiling and rehabilitation The role of psychology in crime prevention Psychological factors relating to terrorism Established topics including Police Psychology, the Psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology are also considered in this invaluable guide. It will be essential reading for students across a range of disciplines, from psychology to criminology to law, or general readers seeking a concise and jargon-free introduction.
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              ISBN 9780815384915
              Released NZ 28 Feb 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Literary Theory: The Basics
               

              Literary Theory: The Basics (Paperback, 3rd New edition)

              By Bertens, Hans

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
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              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 cover...s contemporary topics including: reception theory and reader response theory the new criticism of postmodernism the 'after theory' debate post-humanism, biopolitics and animal studies aesthetics Literary Theory: The Basics helps readers to approach the many theories and debates in this field with confidence. Now with updated case studies and further reading this is an essential purchase for anyone who strives to understand literary theory today.
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              ISBN 9780415538077
              Released NZ 9 Oct 2013
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Sigmund Freud: The Basics
               

              Sigmund Freud: The Basics (Paperback)

              By Sayers, Janet

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
              • Pub Date
                20 Oct 20

              Sigmund Freud: The Basics is an easy-to-read introduction to the life and ideas of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis and a key figure in the history of psychology. Janet Sayers provides an accessible overview of Freud's early life and work, beginning with his childhood.... Her book includes the stories of his most famous patients: Dora, Little Hans, the Rat Man, Judge Schreber and the Wolf Man. It also discusses Freud's key ideas such as the Oedipus complex and psychoanalytic treatment. Sayers then covers Freud's later work, with a description of his observations about depression, trauma and the death instinct, as well as his 1923 theory of the id, ego, and superego. The book includes a glossary of key terms and concludes with examples of how psychoanalysis has been applied to the study of art, literature, film, anthropology, religion, sociology, gender politics and racism. Sigmund Freud: The Basics offers an essential introduction for students from all backgrounds seeking to understand Freud's ideas and for general readers with an interest in psychology. For those already familiar with Freudian ideas, it offers a helpful guide to their interdisciplinary applications and context not least today.
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              ISBN 9780367340124
              Released NZ 20 Oct 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Hinduism: The Basics
               

              Hinduism: The Basics (Paperback)

              By Shukla-Bhatt, Neelima

              • RRP: $44.99
              • $44.99
              • Pub Date
                3 Jan 21

              Hinduism: The Basics introduces the rich diversity of the complex of Hindu traditions by exploring key elements such as: religious practices such as pilgrimage, meditation and life cycle rituals; the organisation of Hindu society into castes and related social justice issues; the... spread of Hinduism around the world, the rise of Hindu nationalism and other challenges of modernity; sacred texts in both Sanskrit and in vernacular languages of South Asia; and Hindu worldviews including karma, reincarnation and ethics. Featuring a glossary, maps, timeline and list of key deities, this is an ideal introduction to the Hindu tradition for undergraduates and others new to the study of Hinduism.
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              ISBN 9780415716468
              Released NZ 3 Jan 2021
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Greek History: The Basics
               

              Greek History: The Basics (Hardback)

              By Osborne, Robin

              • RRP: $200.00
              • $200.00
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              This title provides a concise introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age (c. 1200BC) to the Hellenistic era. With a chapter on each key period of Greece's ancient history, the book covers all of the central topics, approaches, and issues.

              ISBN 9780415644655
              Released NZ 30 May 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Opera: The Basics
               

              Opera: The Basics (Hardback)

              By Gallo, Denise

              • RRP: $235.00
              • $235.00
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              Provides an introduction to the performers and music that make opera an enduring and well-loved musical style. Organized in two parts, this book gives a brief introduction to four centuries of opera, and is useful for students and interested listeners who want to learn about this... important musical style.
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              ISBN 9780415970716
              Released NZ 22 Nov 2005
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Anthropology: The Basics
               

              Anthropology: The Basics (Paperback, New edition)

              By Metcalf, Peter

              • RRP: $32.99
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              Explains and explores anthropological ideas, key anthropological thinkers, concepts and themes, and the history of anthropological ideas. The author argues that the issues anthropology deals with are all around us - in magazines, newspapers and on television.

              ISBN 9780415331203
              Released NZ 8 Sep 2005
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Roman Catholicism: The Basics

              Roman Catholicism: The Basics (Hardback, 2nd New edition)

              By Walsh, Michael

              • RRP: $200.00
              • $200.00
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              First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

              ISBN 9780415844994
              Released NZ 28 Jun 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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              Evolution: The Basics
               

              Evolution: The Basics (Paperback)

              By Lyons, Sherrie L.

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $32.99
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              Evolution: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the history, development and science of the theory of evolution. Beginning pre-Darwin and concluding with the latest research and controversies, readers are introduced to the origins of the idea of evolution, the ways in which ...it has developed and been adapted over time and the science underpinning it all. Topics addressed include: * Early theories of evolution * The impact of Darwin's On the Origin of Species * The discovery of genetics and Mendel's experiments * Molecular evolution and the discovery of DNA * The expansion of life and the persistence of disease * Revisiting evolutionary ethics and the development of empathy Evolution: The Basics examines the role of evolution in current debates and discusses the possible future developments in the field. This book is invaluable reading for all students and individuals seeking to understand the wide ranging sphere of evolutionary theory.
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              ISBN 9780415592260
              Released NZ 2 Jun 2011
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Basics
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