A Difficult World: Examining the Roots of Capitalism
Author: Maximiliano Korstanje
Affiliation: Department of Economics, University of Palermo, Argentina; International Society for Philosophers, Sheffield UK; CERS – Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, University of Leeds UK
Birthplace: Argentina; 10-29-1976, Argentine
Biography: Senior Lecturer at University of Palermo, Argentina. Visiting Research Fellow at University of Leeds (UK). Editor in chief of International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism (Argentina) and Int. Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrrorism (US). Member of International Society for Philosophers, Sheffield UK. Global Member of The Forge, University of Lancaster & University of Leeds, UK. Global Affiliate of Tourism Crisis Management Institute. University of Florida, US. Associate Member of CERS Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, University of Leeds, UK. More important awards Biography listed in Marquis who`s Who in the World since 2010.
Audience: Sociologists, Historians And Lay Readers.
CollectiveMemory: How Collective Representations about the Past are Created, Preserved and Reproduced
Author: Rauf Garagozov
Affiliation: Senior Research Fellow at the Baku Center for Strategic Studies (SAM), Baku, Azerbaijan
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijani
Dr. Garagozov holds degrees in
Psychology from Moscow Lomonossov State University (M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1988). For many years he worked in several
scientific centers and universities in Moscow and Baku as a researcher,
consultant, and lecturer. In 2002-2003, and 2011-2012, Fulbright visiting
professor at Washington University in St. Louis (the U.S.). Currently,
Garagozov is a senior research fellow at the Center for Strategic
Studies (SAM, Baku, Azerbaijan). Garagozov’s research interests are focused on such
topics as: collective memory, national
identity and nationalism, interethnic
conflict and conflict resolution.
Audience: This book is intended for researchers and specialists, as well as undergraduate and graduate students studying the historical and social psychology, sociology , conflict resolution and history. For scholars of Russia and the Caucasus.
E-Governance in India: Problems, Prototypes and Prospects
Editors: Puneet Kumar, Rajesh Sharma and Urmani Kaushal
Affiliation: Dr. Puneet Kumar (Ph.D. in Computer Science) Department of Computer Applications, College of Engineering and Technology, Mody University of Science and Technology, Laxmangarh, Rajasthan, India
Dr. Rajesh Sharma (Ph.D. in Economics) Department of Economics, College of Business, Management, Economics and Commerce, Mody University of Science and Technology, Laxmangarh, Rajasthan, India
Dr. Urmani Kaushal (Ph.D. in Computer Science) Department of Computer Applications, College of Engineering and Technology, Mody University of Science and Technology, Laxmangarh, Rajasthan, India
Birthplace: Haryana, Date of Birth: 04th November, 1980, INDIAN Haryana, Date of Birth: 22nd December, 1978, INDIAN Haryana, Date of Birth: 15th March, 1983, INDIAN
Biography: Puneet Kumar, is currently working as an Assistant Professor with College of Engineering and Technology, Mody University of Science and Technology, Rajasthan. Dr. Kumar did his Master of Computer Application from Maharishi Dayanand University, M.Tech. in Computer Science from Udaipur, Rajasthan. He has also received a software copyright from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and certificate on Intellectual Property Rights from WIPO academy, Geneva. Due to his keen interest towards ICT and governance he has been honored with Ph.D. degree in e-Governance from Mody University of Science and Technology, Rajasthan, India. Dr. Kumar is having more than twenty research papers published in national and international journals of repute. His research contributions are primarily focused towards identification of problems existing at local vicinity and conceptualization of novel plausible e-Governance frameworks.
Dr. Rajesh Sharma is working at Mody University since last seven and half years. He has specialisations in the fields of econometrics, public finance and rural development. He has more than nine years of teaching experience in PG and UG classes. Dr. Sharma has published 15 research articles in national and international journals and presented 11 papers in national and international seminars and conferences. He has attended an orientation course of 28 days organized by Guru Jambheshwar University Hisar and 4 other workshops. He is teaching Microeconomics, econometrics, Indian Economy and Public Finance since last seven years. He remained member secretary of Board of Studies (Commerce) for two years and serving as a member of examination cell.
Dr. Urmani Kaushal is working as Assistant Professor in Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan, India. He has obtained M.Sc. in Computer Science from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and Ph.D in Computer Science from Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh. He is having 18 national and international publications in his credit. Dr. Kaushal is also working a member in the editorial board of various journals. He is the life time member of The Indian Science Congress Association.
Audience: Since, e-governance is the part of academic curriculum of many universities in India, therefore it can be used a good reference material. It will certainly a boon for government departments, government research agencies as well as private research organizations. This book is not only confined to computer science but it can be used by people of other streams like political science, public administration etc.
James A. Garfield: Leading America from Frontier to Empire
Author: Barbara Bennett Peterson
Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
Biography: Dr. Barbara Bennett Peterson is an Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Hawaii and a former Fellow at the East-West Center. She has been a Professor of History at Oregon State University and California State University San Bernardino, Palm Desert.Dr. Peterson is Nova Science Publisher’s series editor for the book series titled First Men, America’s Presidents. Several of her books have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History and Biography and she has received numerous book awards such as the Dartmouth Medal in conjunction with other editors on the American National Biography. She is a Distinguished Alumnae of the University of Hawaii, 1997.
Audience: James A. Garfield Leading America from Frontier to Empire was written for university and college students as well as the reading general public. It is part of the book series titled First Men, America’s Presidents. The book should be of wide interest to Ohio historical societies, parks, organizations, schools at all levels, and libraries across the nation. It should be sold at Lawnfield, a National Historic site in Mentor, Ohio that once was the Garfield family home. The book should be of interest to university faculty who teach courses on the U.S. Presidency and courses in Gilded Age American history. It should also interest teachers of the survey courses on American history at all levels—K-12 through graduate school.
Affiliation:Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA (U.S. citizenship), October 24,
Biography: Wesley B. Borucki was raised and educated in
Birmingham, Michigan, a northern suburb of Detroit. He graduated from Michigan
State University in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in history and then earned a
master’s degree in American history from the University of Massachusetts –
Amherst in 1994 and a doctorate in American history from The University of
Alabama in 2002. Since 2003, he has been a professor of history at Palm Beach
Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. He, his wife, and two
daughters reside in the West Palm Beach area.
Audience: Consistent with the goals of the “First Men, America’s
Presidents” Series as I understand them, this work is written for young students
(college- and even perhaps high-school-aged) who are seeking to understand the
leadership qualities of successful men who have risen to the office of
president, different policy strategies on key issues than what we might see in
the present day, and the most significant historical events people were
thinking about in the 1950s through 1980s, when Ronald Reagan was politically
active. Any historian or history teacher at any high school or university would
find it useful; it would be an asset to any high school or college library, and
journalists and political commentators might find it useful as well.
The European Union and the Global Financial Crisis: A View from 201
Author: Graeme Scott Baber
Affiliation: Society of Legal Scholars (SLS); Independent legal researcher
Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Biography: Biography: Graeme Baber is an independent legal researcher, specializing in international, European and United Kingdom financial law. He has published more than 30 articles, comments, briefings and updates over these areas. He has published 2 monographs with Cambridge Scholars Publishing, entitled The Impact of Legislation and Regulation on the Freedom of Movement of Capital in Estonia, Poland and Latvia and The Free Movement of Capital and Financial Services: An Exposition?
Audience: Financial and European Union law academics, students and practitioners. Regulatory and compliance staff in financial institutions University and college libraries. Policy-makers concerned with issues of financial and/or European Union law. Wider, educated readership, both inside and outside the European Union.
The Master and its Servants: The Entangled Web Between the Serbian Secret Service, Organized Crime and Paramilitary Units in the Yugoslav Conflict
Author: Maria Vivod
Affiliation: Social Anthropologist, Associate Researcher (Freelance Status), CNRS, Research Laboratory, 'Dynamics of Europe,' Strasbourg, France
Birthplace: Novi Sad, former Yugoslavia (now Serbia); 07/31/1972
Biography: Born in 1972 in former Yugoslavia (at present Serbia) Maria Vivod graduated the prestigious Lyceum of Sremski Karlovci. She studied French language and literature at the University of Novi Sad, before venturing into anthropology at the University of Strasbourg, France. She received there her PhD in Ethnology in 2005. She is an associate researcher and Ethnologist at the research unit ‘Dynamics of Europe’ also in Strasbourg. Her research interests include identity, ethnic, and social conflicts; ethnic belonging; world tradition and change; politics of the Balkans; medical anthropology; social mobility and migration; and visual anthropology.
Audience: The book is potentially interesting for all professionals and amateurs of social sciences, in scholarly but also in the governmental arena, who are working or are interested on the topic of former Yugoslavia and Serbia such as (investigative) journalists, sociologists, historians, jurists, political scientists, criminologists, and scientist from various disciplines working on the topic of secret services and/or former communist regimes.
The Other Side of Italy: Immigration in a Changing Country
Editor: Francesco Pittau
Affiliation: IDOS Study and Research Center, Roma, Italy
Birthplace: Samassi (VS), Italy, February, 4 1940
Biography: Since 2005 Franco Pittau is the Scientific Coordinator of the annual reports (Immigration Statistical Dossier, Roman Observatory on Migration and Report on Italians in the World until 2012) and monographs edited by the IDOS Study and Researches Center. Previously he has been Director of the Study Center of Caritas Rome, Head of National Emigration Office of Patronato ACLI (Rome) and responsible of the legal protection of Italian Worker at Patronato INAS-CISL in Rome.
Audience: This book is written in simple style but in highly scientific style and therefore can be disseminated among researchers and among non professional people interested at migration.
War: An Introduction to Theories and Research on Collective Violence, 2nd Edition
Editor: Tor Georg Jakobsen
Affiliation: Postdoctoral Researcher, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Place of Birth: Bodø, January 15. 1980, Norwegian
Biography: Tor Georg Jakobsen is
an Associate Professor
Trondheim Business School. His research interests include macro factors’
influence on public opinion, peace research, and statistical methods. Jakobsen
has authored and co-authored articles in, among others, European Sociological Review, Civil
Wars, and Strategic Analysis.
Audience: Bachelor and Master students of political
science, as well as academically employed who are interested in studies of war.