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Our collection of 11 books.

  • Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective NEW
    Editor Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-2275-3,
    152 pages, April, 2016
    This book is an original, high-quality, research-level work. It sheds lights on the similarities and differences of social enterprise practices across the international scene. Most of the chapters include empirical findings derived from researches co ...
  • Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-1212-9,
    182 pages, December, 2013
    Parenting involves a set of values, beliefs and practices of child care that create a developmental context and vary from culture to culture. Studies about parenting are of fundamental importance to the understanding of human development. This book h ...
  • Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters
    Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-1093-4,
    228 pages, April, 2013
    Approaches to Disaster Management regards critical disaster management issues. Ten original research reports by international scholars centered on disaster management are organized into three general areas of hazards and disaster management. The fi ...
  • Distance Education
    Distance Education
    Editor Paul Birevu Muyinda
    ISBN 978-953-51-0756-9,
    266 pages, September, 2012
    Education has become the number one demanded commodity for social and economic transformation for both developing and developed economies. Thus the number of persons going and returning to school has become too big to be handled by existing brick and ...
  • Social Sciences and Cultural Studies - Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare
    Social Sciences and Cultural Studies - Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare
    Editor Asuncion Lopez-Varela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0742-2,
    520 pages, September, 2012
    This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst t ...
  • Metaphysics
    Metaphysics
    Editor Mark Pestana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0646-3,
    158 pages, June, 2012
    It is our hope that this collection will give readers a sense of the type of metaphysical investigations that are now being carried out by thinkers in the Western nations. We also hope that the reader's curiosity will be peaked so that further inquir ...
  • Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Editor Imma Ollich-Castanyer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0590-9,
    304 pages, May, 2012
    The contents of this book show the implementation of new methodologies applied to archaeological sites. Chapters have been grouped in four sections: New Approaches About Archaeological Theory and Methodology; The Use of Geophysics on Archaeological F ...
  • Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends
    Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends
    Editor Dennis Erasga
    ISBN 978-953-51-0460-5,
    428 pages, March, 2012
    More than the usual academic textbook, the present volume presents sociology as terrain that one can virtually traverse and experience. Each version of the sociological imagination captured by the chapter essays takes the readers to the realm of the ...