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Our collection of 71 books.

  • Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Game Theory Relaunched
    Game Theory Relaunched
    Edited by Hardy Hanappi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1078-1,
    356 pages, March, 2013
    The game is on. Do you know how to play? Game theory sets out to explore what can be said about making decisions which go beyond accepting the rules of a game. Since 1942, a well elaborated mathematical apparatus has been developed to do so; but ther ...
  • Latest Research into Quality Control
    Latest Research into Quality Control
    Edited by Isin Akyar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0868-9,
    514 pages, December, 2012
    Quality control has an emerging importance in every field of life. Quality control is a process that is used to guarantee a certain level of quality in a product or service. It might include whatever actions a business deems necessary to provide for ...
  • Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition
    Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition
    Edited by Heidi Kloos, Bradley J. Morris and Joseph L. Amaral
    ISBN 978-953-51-0855-9,
    160 pages, November, 2012
    As a whole, the essays in this book address theoretical and empirical issues related to children's learning and cognition. The first essay, titled Learning in Cognitive Niches, treats the process of sense making on a theoretical level, discussing the ...
  • 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
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Distance Education
    Distance Education
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges
    Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges
    Edited by Nerija Banaitiene
    ISBN 978-953-51-0747-7,
    596 pages, September, 2012
    Every business and decision involves a certain amount of risk. Risk might cause a loss to a company. This does not mean, however, that businesses cannot take risks. As disengagement and risk aversion may result in missed business opportunities, which ...