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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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Gender Gaps and the Social Inclusion Movement in ICT
Idongesit Williams (Aalborg University, Denmark), Olga Millward (Aalborg University, Denmark), Roslyn Layton (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 320 pages. $195.00
Despite advancements in technological and engineering fields, there is still a digital gender divide in the adoption, use, and development of information communicati...
Constructing an Ethical Hacking Knowledge Base for Threat Awareness and Prevention
Sunita Vikrant Dhavale (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, India)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 305 pages. $220.00
In recent decades there has been incredible growth in the use of various internet applications by individuals and organizations who store sensitive information onlin...
The Evolution of Black African Entrepreneurship in the UK
Sanya Ojo (University of East London, UK)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 190 pages. $195.00
Migrating to a different country can be difficult, especially when attempting to start a business. Africans who migrate to the UK manage to negotiate and forge relat...
Identifying, Describing, and Developing Teachers Who Are Gifted and Talented
Meta L. Van Sickle (College of Charleston, USA), Julie D. Swanson (College of Charleston, USA), Judith A. Bazler (Monmouth University, USA), Kathryn L. Lubniewski (Monmouth University, USA)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $195.00
Much of the research about teachers focuses on “those who can’t/don’t/aren’t good” in the classroom. However, teachers who are gifted and talented exist, but there h...
Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Higher Education
Heidi L. Schnackenberg (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA), Denise A. Simard (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 350 pages. $195.00
Gender studies in the professional realm has long been a heavily researched field, with many feminist texts studying topics including the wage gap and family life. H...
Intelligent Systems for Healthcare Management and Delivery
Nardjes Bouchemal (University Center of Mila, Algeria)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $245.00
With the growing use of new technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) applications, intelligent systems can be used to manage large amounts of existing data in h...
Building Sustainability Through Environmental Education
Lynn A. Wilson (Walden University, USA), Carolyn N. Stevenson (Kaplan University, USA)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 270 pages. $195.00
Global climate change will alter the environmental forces of today and increasingly affect weather patterns, rises in temperature, and government policies for decade...
Social Research Methodology and New Techniques in Analysis, Interpretation, and Writing
M. Rezaul Islam (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh & University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Release Date: December 2018. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $195.00
The importance of scientific investigation and research is becoming more pronounced in today’s society, with many organizations relying on this research to make info...
Optimizing Medical Education With Instructional Technology
Erdem Demiroz (Trakya University, Turkey), Steven D. Waldman (University of Missouri, USA)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 335 pages. $215.00
In today's educational settings, infusing technology into educational practices is not optional. It is a necessity because of the changing expectations and needs...
Advanced Macroergonomics and Sociotechnical Approaches for Optimal Organizational Performance
Arturo Realyvásquez (Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana, Mexico), Aide Aracely Maldonado-Macías (Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico), Karina Cecilia Arredondo (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico)
Release Date: November 2018. Copyright © 2019. 335 pages. $225.00
The overall design and strategies that create work systems within organizations must be evaluated and analyzed in order to ensure that all structures of a company ar...