Ethics And Social Responsibility:asian And Western Perspective

Ancient Christian Worship: Early Church Practices in Social, Historical, and Theological Perspective (Repost)

Andrew B. McGowan, "Ancient Christian Worship: Early Church Practices in Social, Historical, and Theological Perspective"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0801031524 | PDF | pages: 313 | 4.4 mb

Universities, Inclusive Development and Social Innovation: An International Perspective  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Oct. 31, 2016
Universities, Inclusive Development and Social Innovation: An International Perspective

Universities, Inclusive Development and Social Innovation: An International Perspective
Springer | Business & Management | Nov 18, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319436988 | 405 pages | pdf | 6.88 mb

Editors: Brundenius, Claes, Göransson, Bo, Carvalho de Mello, José Manoel (Eds.)
Examines the role of public and private universities in inclusive development, social entrepreneurship and social innovation
Considers implications of innovative practices for university administration, public policy and interdisciplinary research
Features case studies of inclusive development from countries such as Bolivia, Brazil, China, Cuba, Russia, South Africa, and Tanzania
Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective (Sociology for a New Century Series)

Philip D. (David) McMichael "Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective (Sociology for a New Century Series)"
Pine Forge Press | ISBN 0761986677 | 2000-01-25 | PDF | 408 pages | 33.2 MB

This new edition in the Sociology for a New Century Series is a wonderful supplement to any course in the undergraduate or beginning graduate curriculum that focuses on globalization. It is the first book published for undergraduates which presents a coherent explanation for how "globalization" took root in the public discourse and how "globalization" represents a shift away from "development" as a way to think about non-western societies. The book is full of case studies that help to make the intricacies of globalization concrete, meaningful, and clear to students.
Evaluation of the Achievement Levels for Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress

"Evaluation of the Achievement Levels for Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress" ed. by Christopher Edley, Jr., and Judith A. Koenig
Committee on National Statistics; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 0309438179 9780309438179 | 266 pages | PDF | 15 MB

This volume evaluates the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) student achievement levels in reading and mathematics in grades 4, 8, and 12 to determine whether the achievement levels are reasonable, reliable, valid, and informative to the public, and recommends ways that the setting and use of achievement levels can be improved.
"The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration" ed. by Francine D. Blau and Christopher Mackie

"The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration" ed. by Francine D. Blau and Christopher Mackie
Committee on National Statistics; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 030944442X 0309444454 9780309444453 9780309444422 | 509 pages | PDF | 5 MB

This volume assesses the impact of dynamic immigration processes on economic and fiscal outcomes for the United States, a major destination of world population movements. This issue will be a fundamental resource for policy makers and law makers at the federal, state, and local levels but extends to the general public, nongovernmental organizations, the business community, educational institutions, and the research community.
"Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice" ed. by Frederick Rivara and Suzanne Le Menestrel

"Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice" ed. by Frederick Rivara and Suzanne Le Menestrel
Committee on Law and Justice; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Health and Medicine Division; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 030944067X 9780309440677 | 362 pages | PDF | 7 MB

This volume evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of peer victimization and the risk and protective factors that either increase or decrease peer victimization behavior and consequences.
Handbook of Risk Theory: Epistemology, Decision Theory, Ethics, and Social Implications of Risk (Repost)

Sabine Roeser, Rafaela Hillerbrand, Per Sandin, Martin Peterson - Handbook of Risk Theory: Epistemology, Decision Theory, Ethics, and Social Implications of Risk
Published: 2012-01-17 | ISBN: 9400714327, 9400714343 | PDF | 1187 pages | 9,7 MB

Risk has become one of the main topics in fields as diverse as engineering, medicine and economics, and it is also studied by social scientists, psychologists and legal scholars.
Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families

"Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families" ed. by Eugene Steuerle and Leigh Miles Jackson
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 0309440599 9780309440592 | 267 pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book highlights the potential for economic evidence to inform investment decisions for interventions that support the overall health and well-being of children, youth, and families, and describes challenges to the optimal use of economic evidence, and offers recommendations to stakeholders to promote a lasting improvement in its quality, utility, and use.

Applying a Human Rights Approach to Social Work Research and Evaluation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at May 20, 2016
Applying a Human Rights Approach to Social Work Research and Evaluation

Applying a Human Rights Approach to Social Work Research and Evaluation: A Rights Research Manifesto
Springer | Social Sciences | November 8, 2015 | ISBN-10: 3319260340 | 99 pages | pdf | 1.91 mb

Authors: Maschi, Tina
​​Introduces a human rights framework that can be applied to social work research
Offers guidance on developing and implementing a rights-based approach to social work research and evaluation
Advances the relationship between human rights and social justice and individual, family, and community well-being​
Provides case examples

Speech and Language Disorders in Children  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at April 8, 2016
Speech and Language Disorders in Children

Speech and Language Disorders in Children: Implications for the Social Security Administration's Supplemental Security Income Program
Sara Rosenbaum and Patti Simon, Editors; Committee on the Evaluation of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Disability Program for Children with Speech Disorders and Language Disorders; Board on the Health of Select Populations; Board on Children, Youth, and Families; Institute of Medicine; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
2016 | ISBN: 0309388759 | 280 pages | PDF | 5,5 MB

Speech and language are central to the human experience; they are the vital means by which people convey and receive knowledge, thoughts, feelings, and other internal experiences. Acquisition of communication skills begins early in childhood and is foundational to the ability to gain access to culturally transmitted knowledge, organize and share thoughts and feelings, and participate in social interactions and relationships.