Diversity of Managerial Perspectives from Inside China

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Diversity of Managerial Perspectives from Inside China

Diversity of Managerial Perspectives from Inside China by Check Teck Foo
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9812875549 | 221 Pages | PDF | 6.2 MB

This book includes research presented at the Global Chinese Management Studies Conferences held in Singapore between 2011 and 2014.

Scaling Educational Innovations

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Scaling Educational Innovations

Scaling Educational Innovations by Chee-Kit Looi, Laik Woon Teh
English | 2015 | ISBN: 9812875360 | 288 Pages | PDF | 5.2 MB

This volume stimulates critical discussions of the different variants of implementation, translation and scaling research approaches.

Authentic Problem Solving and Learning in the 21st Century

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Authentic Problem Solving and Learning in the 21st Century

Authentic Problem Solving and Learning in the 21st Century: Perspectives from Singapore and Beyond by Young Hoan Cho, Imelda S. Caleon, Manu Kapur
English | 2015 | ISBN: 9812875204 | 368 Pages | PDF | 7.3 MB

With the rapid changes in the social, political, economic and technological landscape around the world, today's learners face a more globally competitive job market after leaving school.

Discerning the Powers in Post-Colonial Africa and Asia

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Discerning the Powers in Post-Colonial Africa and Asia

Discerning the Powers in Post-Colonial Africa and Asia: A Treatise on Christian Statecraft by Pak Nung Wong
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9812875107 | 182 Pages | PDF | 3.0 MB

Qualifying post-Westphalian sovereign statehood as a ‘power’ as argued for in Hendrik Berkhoff’s political theology, this book addresses the decades-long theological-spiritual debate between Christian realism and Christian pacifism in U.S. foreign policy and global Christian circles

Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwan

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Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwan

Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities by Mei-Hung Chiu
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9812874712 | 450 Pages | PDF | 8.6 MB

This book highlights the development and outcomes of research on and practical experience in science education in Taiwan.

Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Production

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Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Production

Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Production by Pratima Bajpai
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811006865 | 87 Pages | PDF | 1.7 MB

The book describes the pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass for biomass-to-biofuel conversion processes, which is an important step in increasing ethanol production for biofuels.

Anti-Cancer N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Gold(III), Gold(I) and Platinum(II)

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Anti-Cancer N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Gold(III), Gold(I) and Platinum(II)

Anti-Cancer N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Gold(III), Gold(I) and Platinum(II): Thiol “Switch-on” Fluorescent Probes, Thioredoxin Reductase Inhibitors and Endoplasmic Reticulum Targeting Agents by Taotao Zou
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811006563 | 164 Pages | PDF | 12.8 MB

This thesis focuses on the development of gold- and non-classical platinum-based anti-cancer agents that display distinctively different anti-cancer mechanisms compared to the commonly used cisplatin.

Handbook of Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing: Volume 1

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Handbook of Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing: Volume 1

Handbook of Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing: Volume 1 by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, Monica Mahesh Savalani
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811005478 | 168 Pages | PDF | 6.1 MB

This book highlights the sustainability aspects of additive manufacturing (AM) in two separate volumes. It describes the details of this technology and its implications on the entire product life cycle sustainability, as well as embedded carbon and the further research needed to move this technology towards sustainable, mainstream production.

Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia

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Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia

Liberal Arts Education and Colleges in East Asia: Possibilities and Challenges in the Global Age by Insung Jung, Mikiko Nishimura, Toshiaki Sasao
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811005117 | 206 Pages | PDF | 3.1 MB

This book discusses liberal arts education and liberal arts colleges in the context of East Asia, specifically focusing on Japan, China and S. Korea where it has become an emerging issue in higher education in recent years.

Modular Load Flow for Restructured Power Systems

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Modular Load Flow for Restructured Power Systems

Modular Load Flow for Restructured Power Systems by M.V. Hariharan, S.D. Varwandkar, Pragati P. Gupta
English | 2016 | ISBN: 981100496X | 113 Pages | PDF | 5.2 MB

In the subject of power systems, authors felt that a re-look is necessary at some conventional methods of analysis. In this book, the authors have subjected the time-honoured load flow to a close scrutiny.

Flipped Classrooms for Legal Education

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Flipped Classrooms for Legal Education

Flipped Classrooms for Legal Education by Lutz-Christian Wolff, Jenny Chan
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811004781 | 138 Pages | PDF | 1.8 MB

This book discusses comprehensively the use of Flipped Classrooms in the context of legal education.

Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy

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Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy

Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy: The Dynamics of Social Values in the East-West Context of Hong Kong by Betty Yung, Kam-por Yu
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811004358 | 212 Pages | PDF | 2.0 MB

This book employs a unique interdisciplinary approach to analyze different ethical dilemmas in public policy, applying values and concepts to examine substantive policy and public issues that are grounded in practical realities, thereby bringing fresh insights to governance.

Digital Soil Mapping Across Paradigms, Scales and Boundaries

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Digital Soil Mapping Across Paradigms, Scales and Boundaries

Digital Soil Mapping Across Paradigms, Scales and Boundaries by Gan-lin Zhang, Dick Brus, Feng Liu, Xiao-Dong Song, Philippe Lagacherie
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811004145 | 358 Pages | PDF | 14.0 MB

This book contains papers presented at the 6th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping, held 11-14 November 2014 at the Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences of Nanjing, China.

Legal Methods of Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Chinese Water Management

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Legal Methods of Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Chinese Water Management

Legal Methods of Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Chinese Water Management by Xiangbai He
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811004021 | 268 Pages | PDF | 4.7 MB

This book addresses why, whether and how the existing legal framework on water management in China could make climate change adaptation a mainstream issue.

Good Faith in Insurance and Takaful Contracts in Malaysia: A Comparative Perspective

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Good Faith in Insurance and Takaful Contracts in Malaysia: A Comparative Perspective

Good Faith in Insurance and Takaful Contracts in Malaysia: A Comparative Perspective by Haemala Thanasegaran
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811003815 | 233 Pages | PDF | 2.7 MB

This book examines good faith in non-marine insurance and takaful (Islamic insurance) contracts in Malaysia, and proposes holistic law reform of the same.