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Our collection of 16 books.

  • People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits
    People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits NEW
    Edited by Ingrid Muenstermann
    ISBN 978-953-51-2924-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2923-3,
    282 pages, February, 2017
    The UNHCR assures us that never before have there been so many people on the move at the same time, mainly because of war-inflicted circumstances. Authors from different reputed institutions share their knowledge on this open-access platform to disse ...
  • Gender Differences in Different Contexts
    Gender Differences in Different Contexts NEW
    Edited by Aida Alvinius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2906-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2905-9,
    158 pages, February, 2017
    The development of gender differences as an area of research has been rapid over the last decades. Varieties of studies have focused on the gender differences as well as the similarities of women and men. The common purpose of the research attempt is ...
  • Bioethics - Medical, Ethical and Legal Perspectives
    Bioethics - Medical, Ethical and Legal Perspectives
    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 Welfare Issues
    An Analysis of Contemporary Social Welfare Issues
    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-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    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 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 ...