Between Success and Failure: Assessment of Aspirations and Risk (CD Included)

May 23, 2018

“Dealing with the questions: “How do people make decisions when they want to reach a certain goal” and “what is the relationship between aspirations and risk taking behavior”, Roland Paulauskas firstly guides the reader through a greatly historically situated presentation on the levels of aspiration, the paradigm of achievement motivation, and causal attributions, self-efficacy, goal-setting […]

High-Temperature Superconductors: Occurrence, Synthesis and Applications

May 18, 2018

“The book provides information of the state of art concerning the latest developments in the field of high-Tc Superconductors. The book consists of 19 chapters summarizing the recent advances in materials science of high-Tc superconductors, including their physical properties, novel processing routes, and applications. The special emphasis was placed on recent upcoming superconducting applications, especially […]

Endometrial Cancer: Current Epidemiology, Detection and Management

May 18, 2018

“Endometrial cancer is a neoplasia that continues to increase in developed countries with also high socio-economic and healthcare standards. Although it does not have a high mortality rate compared to other female neoplasias, its development nonetheless continues to pose a threat to women’s life. A textbook that discusses this topic can be a practical aid […]

Biliary Diseases with Pancreatic Counterparts: A New Disease Concept

May 18, 2018

“In this excellent initiative, leading a pluri-institutional group of more than 20 Japanese experts in pathological , radiological, clinical and surgical aspects of diseases of the liver, biliary tree and pancreas, Professor Nakanuma unifies relevant concepts regarding major diseases of biliary and pancreatic ducts developed along decades of practice in diagnostic pathology and in anatomic […]

Abdul Aziz Said: The Mualim, The Inspiration

May 9, 2018

“The book Abdul Aziz Said: The Mualim, The Inspiration is, without a doubt, properly titled. Dr. Said served as an inspiration and a teacher (Mualim) for thousands of individuals in the larger American University community and beyond to the world of policy throughout his more than 50 years of association with that institution. His dedication […]

Trust Management in Public Organizations: New Concepts and Contemporary Trends

May 9, 2018

“This is an important collection on trust and public organisations. I would recommend it to all serious students and researchers of public administration and management.” Professor Stephen P. Osborne Chair of International Public Management University of Edinburgh Trust Management in Public Organizations: New Concepts and Contemporary Trends

Laryngeal Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment

May 9, 2018

“Professors De Vito, Hao, and Vicini have assembled an impressive group of experts and achieved their goal of delivering a concise and contemporary overview of the relevant anatomy, risk factors, diagnostic evaluation, surgical management, and organ preservation therapies for laryngeal cancer. This book serves as an excellent resource for both trainees and practitioners interested in […]

Impacts and Challenges in Oil Palm Production and Downstream Applications

May 9, 2018

“Impacts and Challenges in Oil Palm Production and Downstream Applications is different from the usual books related to oil palm. Firstly, this book covers topics that are of great interest currently, such as sustainability and biomass. Secondly, it is holistic and covers important topics both upstream and downstream. Thirdly, the chapters are covered in great […]

Terrorism and Violence in Islamic History from Beginning to Present and Theological Responses to the Arguments of Terrorist Groups

May 8, 2018

“Having an excellent command of Arabic, Turkish and English, Islamic theologian Dr. Recep Dogan has used essential primary texts in these three languages and produced an excellently analytical but also encyclopedically detailed account of not only pre-modern and contemporary violent extremists who justify their inhumane ideologies by reference to Islamic sources but also Islamic scholars’ […]

May 3, 2018

“The authors have put in tremendous intellectual efforts to come up with this compilation and it will undoubtedly serve as an Encyclopedia in this field of study. It is an amazing compilation of so many basic and derived (life) distributions and their characterizations. As we know characterization problems are themselves very intriguing and intellectually challenging. […]

Quick and Easy: The Origin and Meanings of Fast Food

May 3, 2018

“Professor Marcel Danesi investigates the cultural topic of fast food and offers the reader an engrossing narrative account of the history of food from prehistoric times to the present with a fascinating speculation about its future. Most readers are probably not consciously aware of the multiplicity of social and cultural meanings of food (edibility, utensils, […]

Wine and Winemaking: The Value and Efficiency

May 3, 2018

“This book presents an outstanding contribution to the scientific research especially in the field of winemaking. In his book, the author presented the most important issues in the field of winemaking. The book contains an excellent selection of the chapters which includes many detailed examples from which is evidently long-standing rich experience of the author. […]

Informed Parents, Healthy Kids: Information You Need to Know to Find the Right Mental Health Practitioner

May 2, 2018

“Few books exist on the topic of guiding parents concerning the choice of health care providers in finding professional services for their emotionally distressed or psychologically disordered children and teens. And even fewer still have the substantial evidence based from science, the exceptional depth and breadth of the author’s clinical experience, and the wisdom contained […]

The New Science of Curiosity

April 13, 2018

“Human curiosity and its contribution to art, science and discovery have long been a subject of study. Drawing on findings from robotics, neuroscience, human development and computation as well as case studies of curiosity in educational, professional, medical and cultural settings, this edited book provides a wealth of new findings and a renewed sense of […]

Intelligence and Security Challenges of European Migrant Crisis: An Insight into an Innovative Forecasting Model

April 13, 2018

The Monograph “Intelligence and Security Challenges of European Migrant Crisis: An Insight into an Innovative Forecasting Model”, written by my respected colleagues Theodora Ivanuša, Dejan Dragan, Iztok Podbregar, Gašper Hribar, and Janez Žirovnik, resulted from their successfully conducted theoretical and empirical research on important and current topic: migrant crisis in Europe 2015 – 2016, with […]

Living Well: Doing the Right Thing for Body, Mind, Spirit, and Communities

April 13, 2018

“Dr. Plante’s book offers us the opportunity to find and follow our better angels as we cope with modern day challenges to living well in mind, body, and spirit. He has the knack of keeping it real even as he helps us see the promise of “doing the right thing” for ourselves, our loved ones, […]

Renal Replacement Therapy: Controversies and Future Trends

April 2, 2018

“As a specialist, I always want to know what is the state of the art. But I also want to know where the future lies, and to be aware of the controversies and potential solutions. I am therefore delighted to recommend this book that provides insight into the ongoing challenges and the future of renal […]

Constrained Bayesian Methods of Hypotheses Testing: A New Philosophy of Hypotheses Testing in Parallel and Sequential Experiments

April 2, 2018

“Hypothesis testing is one of the basic branches of mathematical statistics which is very important for other problems of statistics and has a great application to many theoretical and practical problems. The first statement of the problem and its solution, applying t-test, was realized by Student at the beginning of the previous century. Then by […]

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