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Authored and Edited Monographs include highly-descriptive chapters detailing progressive research in a broad range of topics and concepts. These publications are developed by international scholars and experts across a variety of disciplines and delve into various research pertinent to those studying in the field. Premier Reference Sources are essential resources for libraries, academicians, researchers, professionals, practitioners, instructors, and students of both the undergraduate and graduate level.



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Novel Applications of Virtual Communities in Healthcare Settings
Christo El Morr (York University, Canada)
Release Date: October 2017. Copyright © 2018. 300 pages. $235.00
Virtual communities have gained popularity in many growing fields and have continued to expand into healthcare environments. Analyzing the impact these communities h...
Developments and Trends in Intelligent Technologies and Smart Systems
Vijayan Sugumaran (Oakland University, USA)
Release Date: October 2017. Copyright © 2018. 300 pages. $215.00
Due to the exponential rise of emerging technology, there have been significant developments in intelligent systems. This has facilitated increasing opportunities fo...
Algorithmic Strategies for Solving Complex Problems in Cryptography
Kannan Balasubramanian (Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India), M. Rajakani (Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 300 pages. $245.00
Cryptography is a field that is constantly advancing, due to exponential growth in new technologies within the past few decades. Applying strategic algorithms to cry...
Violence Prevention and Safety Promotion in Higher Education Settings
Mihaela Badea (Petroleum Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania), Mihaela Suditu (Petroleum Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 280 pages. $205.00
Nonviolent environments are desirable in many areas of life, yet none are as essential as within our educational institutions. Providing a safe space for students ha...
Fostering Reflective Teaching Practice in Pre-Service Education
Zineb Djoub (Abdelhamid Ibn Badis University of Mostaganem, Algeria)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 331 pages. $215.00
As with any industry, the education sector often goes through frequent changes. It is every educator’s duty to keep up with these shifting requirements and alter the...
Social Considerations of Migration Movements and Immigration Policies
Sefika Sule Erçetin (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 274 pages. $195.00
In the globalized era, a higher level of attention is given to various migration, immigration, and refugee movements. By undertaking research on these concepts, thei...
Educational Development and Infrastructure for Immigrants and Refugees
Şefika Şule Erçetin (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 282 pages. $195.00
Education is a pivotal influence on all members of society. However, in the case of immigrants and refugees integrating into a new country, allowing proper learning...
Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries
Abiodun Salawu (North-West University, South Africa), Toyosi Olugbenga Samson Owolabi (Lagos State University, Nigeria)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 322 pages. $185.00
Media outlets play a pivotal role in fostering the positive and beneficial development of countries in modern society. By properly informing citizens of critical nat...
Technology-Enhanced Human Interaction in Modern Society
Francisco Vicente Cipolla-Ficarra (Latin Association of Human-Computer Interaction, Spain & International Association of Interactive Communication, Italy), Maria Valeria Ficarra (Latin Association of Human-Computer Interaction, Spain & International Association of Interactive Communication, Italy), Miguel Cipolla-Ficarra (International Association of Interactive Communication, Italy), Alejandra Quiroga (Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina), Jacqueline Alma (Electronic Arts – Vancouver, Canada), Jim Carré (University of The Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 271 pages. $205.00
Technology has changed the way people carry out their daily lives and communicate with one another. Society has become dependent on technology and with that comes th...
Engaged Scholarship and Civic Responsibility in Higher Education
Sharon L. Burton (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Release Date: September 2017. Copyright © 2018. 300 pages. $195.00
Beyond their educational value, university institutions can play a pivotal role in community improvement. By utilizing academic resources, these organizations can po...