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Our collection of 14 books.

  • Bioethics - Medical, Ethical and Leg ...
    Bioethics - Medical, Ethical and Leg ... NEW
    Edited by Peter A. Clark
    ISBN 978-953-51-2848-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2847-2,
    236 pages, December, 2016
    The main strength of this book is that it examines the challenges facing the field of Bioethics today from medical, ethical and legal perspectives. A critical exchange of ideas from professionals in interdisciplinary fields allows everyone to learn a ...
  • Virtual Learning
    Virtual Learning
    Edited by Dragan Cvetkovic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2823-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2824-3,
    182 pages, December, 2016
    The first chapter provides an overview of the popular systems for distance learning. In the second chapter, a review of all major social and economic activities in order to improve the system of virtual learning is given. The third chapter deals with ...
  • An Analysis of Contemporary Social W ...
    An Analysis of Contemporary Social W ...
    Edited by Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-2719-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2718-5,
    70 pages, October, 2016
    This book offers a sharp critique and a detailed analysis of some pernicious social welfare problems and the wide-ranging causes and consequences of those complex social issues on individuals, families, and communities. Unemployment, health-care disp ...
  • Social Enterprise - Context-Dependen ...
    Social Enterprise - Context-Dependen ...
    Edited by 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 Afri ...
    Parenting in South American and Afri ...
    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 - ...
    Approaches to Disaster Management -  ...
    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 ...
  • Social Sciences and Cultural Studies ...
    Social Sciences and Cultural Studies ...
    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 ...