Edible Wild Plants: An alternative approach to food security

Edible Wild Plants: An alternative approach to food security By Dr. Shabnum Shaheen, Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad, Nidaa Haroon
English | PDF | 2017 | 192 Pages | ISBN : 3319630369 | 9.44 MB

This text focuses on underutilized wild plants that can help to reduce food deficiency in developing nations. Edible wild plants are viewed as a potential solution for overcoming food insecurity for families in these regions, with a specific focus on sustainable production and conservation measures.

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Wittgenstein’s Anthropological Philosophy

Wittgenstein’s Anthropological Philosophy By Dr. Gunter Gebauer
English | PDF | 2017 | 279 Pages | ISBN : 3319561502 | 5.13 MB

This book explores how Wittgenstein’s personal life provided more of a reference point for his philosophical work than has been previously thought. Focusing on two key phases in Wittgenstein’s life during which he dramatically changed his philosophical orientation and reinvented both his intellectual methods and himself, the author presents and alternative understanding of Wittgenstein and his work.

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Education for Sustainable Peace and Conflict Resilient Communities

Education for Sustainable Peace and Conflict Resilient Communities By Borislava Manojlovic
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 181 Pages | ISBN : 3319571702 | 1.93 MB

This book articulates a practice and theory of education that aims to facilitate the emergence of sustainable peace and conflict-resilient communities in societies plagued by conflict. It does so by examining the agency of conflict-resilient communities and the dynamic processes of their interactions with larger societal structure.

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The Structural Trauma of Western Culture: Toward the End of Humanity

The Structural Trauma of Western Culture: Toward the End of Humanity By Dr. Yochai Ataria
English | PDF | 2017 | 214 Pages | ISBN : 3319532278 | 15.74 MB

This book describes the diverse manifestations of trauma and the ways in which trauma has shaped—and dismantled—our culture. Yochai Ataria describes how we are addicted to trauma and have become both its avid producers and consumers. Consequently, the culture in which we live has become posttraumatic in the deepest sense.

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At the Origins of Modernity: Francisco de Vitoria and the Discovery of International Law

At the Origins of Modernity: Francisco de Vitoria and the Discovery of International Law By Prof. José María Beneyto, Dr. Justo Corti Varela
English | PDF | 2017 | 211 Pages | ISBN : 3319629972 | 2.73 MB

This book is based on an international project conducted by the Institute for European Studies of the University CEU San Pablo in Madrid and a seminar on Vitoria and International Law which took place on July 2nd 2015 in the convent of San Esteban, the place where Vitoria spent his most productive years as Chair of Theology at the University of Salamanca.

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Dr. Osamu Shimomura’s Legacy and the Postwar Japanese Economy

Dr. Osamu Shimomura’s Legacy and the Postwar Japanese Economy By Prof. Kozo Horiuchi, Prof. Masayuki Otaki
English | PDF | 2017 | 116 Pages | ISBN : 9811057613 | 2.09 MB

This book elucidates the economic conditions and policies during the post War Japanese economy from the view point of an influential policy maker. Dr. Osamu Shimomura is one of the most eminent economists in Japan. He entered the Ministry of Finance and played a crucial role in actualizing the High-Growth era from the late 1950s to the early 70s.

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Practising Corporate Social Responsibility in Malaysia: A Case Study in an Emerging Economy

Practising Corporate Social Responsibility in Malaysia: A Case Study in an Emerging Economy By Loi Teck Hui
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 197 Pages | ISBN : 331962475X | 3 MB

This book takes a unique approach exploring Corporate Social Responsibility through a case study in Bintulu, Malaysia. Drawing upon major CSR and strategy theories, the author examines how CSR is embedded in the organizational strategic planning processes of two prevalent forms of governmental institutions, a development agency and a city council.

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Social Media and e-Diplomacy in China: Scrutinizing the Power of Weibo

Social Media and e-Diplomacy in China: Scrutinizing the Power of Weibo By Ying Jiang
English | PDF | 2017 | 152 Pages | ISBN : 1137596643 | 2.95 MB

As with many spheres of public life, public diplomatic communication is being transformed by the boom of social media. More than 165 foreign governmental organisations in China have embarked on the use of Weibo (a hybrid of Facebook and Twitter in China) to engage with Chinese citizens and reach out to youth populations, one of the major goals of current public diplomacy efforts.

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Debating Collaboration and Complicity in War Crimes Trials in Asia, 1945-1956

Debating Collaboration and Complicity in War Crimes Trials in Asia, 1945-1956 By Kerstin von Lingen
English | PDF | 2017 | 196 Pages | ISBN : 3319531409 | 6.78 MB

This innovative volume examines the nexus between war crimes trials and the pursuit of collaborators in post-war Asia. Global standards of behaviour in time of war underpinned the prosecution of Japanese military personnel in Allied courts in Asia and the Pacific.

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Principles of Bone and Joint Research

Principles of Bone and Joint Research By Prof. Dr. Peter Pietschmann
English | PDF | 2017 | 212 Pages | ISBN : 3319589547 | 8.13 MB

This textbook discusses the basics and clinical aspects of bone research in an accessible way. It aims at enhancing students’ understanding of the structure, pathophysiology and regeneration of bone and associated connective tissues.

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