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  • 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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends
    Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends
    Edited by Dennis Erasga
    ISBN 978-953-51-0460-5,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education
    International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education
    Edited by Joi L. Moore and Angela D. Benson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0330-1,
    Edited Volume
    344 pages, March, 2012
    This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of ...
  • Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Edited by Imma Ollich-Castanyer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0590-9,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • 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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Social Welfare
    Social Welfare
    Edited by Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-0208-3,
    Edited Volume
    230 pages, March, 2012
    "Social Welfare" offers, for the first time, a wide-ranging, internationally-focused selection of cutting-edge work from leading academics. Its interdisciplinary approach and comparative perspective promote examination of the most pressing social wel ...
  • Polyphonic Anthropology - Theoretical and Empirical Cross-Cultural Fieldwork
    Polyphonic Anthropology - Theoretical and Empirical Cross-Cultural Fieldwork
    Edited by Massimo Canevacci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0418-6,
    Edited Volume
    256 pages, March, 2012
    This book connects anthropology and polyphony: a composition that multiplies the researcher's glance, the style of representation, the narrative presence of subjectivities. Polyphonic anthropology is presenting a complex of bio-physical and psycho-cu ...
  • 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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...