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  • Metaphysics
    Metaphysics
    Editor Mark Pestana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0646-3
    158 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13819 times.
    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 ...
  • Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Editor Chee-Heong Quah and Ong Lin Dar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0628-9
    270 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 65483 times.
    In this 21st century of opportunity and turbulence, business firms need to equip themselves with new competencies that were never thought of before. For this reason, this book is timely as it introduces new insights into new problems in the aspects o ...
  • Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0610-4
    122 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22633 times.
    Human development has different meanings depending on the area we focus on. To the psychologists it is the ontogenetic process of individual development. It considers systematic psychological changes that occur in human beings over the course of thei ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 30783 times.
    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 ...
  • Psychology - Selected Papers
    Psychology - Selected Papers
    Editor Gina Rossi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0587-9
    342 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 100234 times.
    This book represents a selection of chapters that address several topics from the broad domains of psychology: alcoholism, clinical interventions, treatment of depression, personality psychology, qualitative research methods in psychology, and social ...
  • Rural Development - Contemporary Issues and Practices
    Rural Development - Contemporary Issues and Practices
    Editor Rashid Solagberu Adisa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0461-2
    422 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 58729 times.
    Development of rural areas has witnessed increasing attention globally, especially over the past three to four decades. The highpoint in the renewed global interest in the development of rural people and their environment was reached with the setting ...
  • Strategies for Tourism Industry - Micro and Macro Perspectives
    Strategies for Tourism Industry - Micro and Macro Perspectives
    Editor Murat Kasimoglu and Handan Aydin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0566-4
    404 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 72500 times.
    Today, it is considered good business practice for tourism industries to support their micro and macro environment by means of strategic perspectives. This is necessary because we cannot contemplate companies existing without their environment. If co ...
  • Visions for Global Tourism Industry - Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies
    Visions for Global Tourism Industry - Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies
    Editor Murat Kasimoglu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0520-6
    490 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 87826 times.
    We have been witnessing huge competition among the organisations in the business world. Companies, NGO's and governments are looking for innovative ways to compete in the global tourism market. In the classical literature of business the main purpose ...