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Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy

Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge EconomyHigher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy

Students and scholars leaving their homes in search of education and knowledge is not a new phenomenon. An indispensable resource for understanding the international mobility of students, this book reveals how the global mobility of such students, scholars, programs, and institutions of higher education have evolved over time. Kemal Gürüz explores the contributions that the international mobility of students has made to scientific and technological progress, and the ways in which it is occurring in today’s global economy.
Tags: mobility, students, international, scholars, global, Higher
The European Business Review - July/August 2014

The European Business Review - July/August 2014The European Business Review - July/August 2014

The European Business Review is a bi-monthly journal bringing you features on leadership, strategy and global economic issues. Rise above your competitors and make informed decisions with business innovation and insightful analysis from global experts. The European Business Review publishes innovative perspectives on issues that have significant influence in the world globally. We welcome research, ideas, opinions and insights on business, finance, management and industry.
Tags: Review, European, Business, global, issues, business
Curves and Surfaces

Curves and SurfacesCurves and Surfaces

This introductory textbook puts forth a clear and focused point of view on the differential geometry of curves and surfaces, emphasizing the global aspects. The excellent collection of examples and exercises (with hints) will help students in learning the material. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students will find this a nice entry point to differential geometry. In order to study the global properties of curves and surfaces, it is necessary to have more sophisticated tools than are usually found in textbooks on the topic.
Tags: geometry, curves, surfaces, global, differential, students
BBC Knowledge Asia - July 2014

BBC Knowledge Asia - July 2014BBC Knowledge Asia - July 2014

With its unique content and style, BBC Knowledge holds the key to the mysteries of the world.  Written by renowned academics and experts in the fields, BBC Knowledge's wide-range of features provide riveting and up-to-date information on subjects ranging from treasure hunting in the 21st century, Darwin's theory of evolution, the atomic bombing of Japan, global warming to the rivers of the Amazon. With material that is meant to stimulate the mind, this magazine looks to empower a young generation of readers.
Tags: Knowledge, global, Japan, warming, rivers, bombing
The Handbook of Global Security Policy
The Handbook of Global Security PolicyThis Handbook brings together 30 state-of-the-art essays covering the essential aspects of global security research and practice for the 21st century.
Tags: Handbook, practice, research, century, Global
Twentieth-Century War and Conflict: A Concise Encyclopedia
Twentieth-Century War and Conflict: A Concise EncyclopediaDrawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential information on the conflicts and concepts that shaped global warfare in the twentieth-century and up to the present day.
Tags: Encyclopedia, global, warfare, shaped, concepts
A Global History of the Developing World
A Global History of the Developing WorldA Global History of the Developing World takes a sweeping look at the historical foundations of the problems of developing world society. Encompassing Asia, Latin America and Africa, the book centralizes the struggle for self-determination in an attempt to understand how the current nation-states have been formed and what their future may hold. Although concentrating on the modern era, its scope is broad: it covers geography, ancient and modern history, economics, politics and recent events.
Tags: modern, World, Global, Developing, History