Book review: Peace and Conflict Resolution in Africa: Lessons and Opportunities

Researchers, academics and students of conflict and peace will find this book beneficial and its disposition meticulous. The volume’s strength is its exploration of the subjects of conflict and peace from various dimensions.  One can compare this volume with other illustrious books in the field of conflict and its obvious strength is its focus on … Continue reading Book review: Peace and Conflict Resolution in Africa: Lessons and Opportunities

Book Review: The Contemporary Arab Contribution to World Culture: An Arab-Western Dialogue

Magdi Youssef's new book with Cambridge Scholars, entitled The Contemporary Arab Contribution to World Culture: An Arab-Western Dialogue, has been reviewed by the publisher of the Middle East’s oldest newspaper: the daily Al-Ahram, on their website. The full text of the article can be read below, and the book itself can be published directly from Cambridge Scholars … Continue reading Book Review: The Contemporary Arab Contribution to World Culture: An Arab-Western Dialogue

Book review: Queer Stories of Europe

Queer Stories of Europe, edited by Kārlis Vērdiņš and Jānis Ozoliņš and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2016, has been reviewed by Uku Lember of Tallinn University, Estonia, in the Journal of Baltic Studies. The full review requires subscription (click here), but here is an excerpt from the first paragraph: "This is a great survey of … Continue reading Book review: Queer Stories of Europe

“And There’ll Be NO Dancing”: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia Since 2007

“Sexual abuse of children is inexcusable. So why is there such a fuss about a state intervention? Should we shut up and do nothing just because there is racism? No child or woman must be molested, irrespective of who the perpetrator is!” Thus my recollection of what one of my Scottish colleagues said in an … Continue reading “And There’ll Be NO Dancing”: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia Since 2007

Call for Papers: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability collection, 30th April 2018

Call For Papers: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability collection Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing What role can reading fiction play in social literacy? This collection is a health, social sustainability and reading. Within nursing education and schools the reading of fiction is part of the curriculum but voices can be heard asking if it is really … Continue reading Call for Papers: Literacy, empathy and social sustainability collection, 30th April 2018

Jim Combs: For scholars, there are no final answers, but we can use our curiosity to look wide and deep in the world

James Combs is Professor Emeritus at Valparaiso University in Indiana, USA. He is author and editor of a wide variety of books and articles, primarily on subjects related to social and political communication and popular culture. He is currently participating in the 'Meet our Authors' campaign: his full testimonial follows below. I come to this … Continue reading Jim Combs: For scholars, there are no final answers, but we can use our curiosity to look wide and deep in the world

Meet our Authors: James Combs – March 2018

James Combs is Professor Emeritus at Valparaiso University in Indiana, USA. He has been active in such academic associations as the Popular Culture Association and the International Communication Association. He is author and editor of a wide variety of books and articles, primarily on subjects related to social and political communication and popular culture, exploring … Continue reading Meet our Authors: James Combs – March 2018