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Our collection of 27 books.

  • Sociolinguistics - Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Sociolinguistics - Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Edited by Xiaoming Jiang
    ISBN 978-953-51-3334-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3333-9,
    Edited Volume
    146 pages, July, 2017
    This book gives an interdisciplinary perspective on how the language use is shaped by and evolves with human society and how in turn social activities are constructed by the way how language is organized and communicated. With a contribution from mul ...
  • Global Voices in Higher Education
    Global Voices in Higher Education
    Edited by Susan L. Renes
    ISBN 978-953-51-3230-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3229-5,
    Edited Volume
    216 pages, June, 2017
    Traveling from Zimbabwe to New Zealand and on to Ghana and the United States, the voices of higher education are presented in a way only scholars from these regions can fully articulate and understand. The changing world of higher education challenge ...
  • The Evolution of Media Communication
    The Evolution of Media Communication
    Edited by Beatriz Peña Acuña
    ISBN 978-953-51-3198-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3197-7,
    Edited Volume
    100 pages, May, 2017
    Media communication is a young discipline, if we compare it with others. It has been studied scientifically from the last century in social sciences. This topic, as it is a human process, is complex, and it is changing because of new technologies. It ...
  • People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits
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    Edited by Ingrid Muenstermann
    ISBN 978-953-51-2924-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2923-3,
    Edited Volume
    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
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    Edited by Aida Alvinius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2906-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2905-9,
    Edited Volume
    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
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    Edited by Peter A. Clark
    ISBN 978-953-51-2848-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2847-2,
    Edited Volume
    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
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    Edited by Dragan Cvetkovic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2823-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2824-3,
    Edited Volume
    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
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    Edited by Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-2719-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2718-5,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...