Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Ebooks » Social Sciences » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Central Asia: Perspectives and Present Challenges
$144.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.Handbook of Couple and Family Assessment
02.Empress Wu Zetian in Fiction and in History: Female Defiance in Confucian China
03.Education, Human Capital and Development
04.The Psychology of Modern Prejudice
05.Chronic Diseases and Adherence Behaviors: Psychological Research in Ibero-American Countries
06.Cognitive Load Factors in Instructional Design for Advanced Learners
07.Consumer Behavior
08.Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
09.Motivation, Consciousness and Self-Regulation
10.Psychology of Neglect
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Social Integration and Inclusion: Predictors, Practices and Obstacles
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Social Integration and Inclusion: Predictors, Practices and Obstacles $82.00
Editors: Johnathan Price and Christopher Blanc
Book Description:
The concept of disability over the last few decades has been defined in different ways, while the policies implemented demonstrate not only at the societal level how society approaches the difficulties of a person with a disability, but also at a symbolic level: how the personís position in social development is determined and how the value system and beliefs surrounding the issue of disability are shaped. In this collection the authors explore educational integration framework and social inequalities in the context of the economic crisis that has plagued Greece over the last eight years.
Next, based on the nationwide database of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, the authors investigate the correlation between three cognitive skills (literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments) and three indicators of labour market integration of Former Soviet Union immigrants in Israel: income, job autonomy and job satisfaction.
A case study was also conducted at the Institute of Psychology and Education of Kazan Federal University with the purpose of theoretically substantiating and experimentally verifying the forms and methods of volunteering as a means of preparing future educators to work with children at risk.
Lastly, the authors begin to problematize the social dilemma paradigm by challenging the assumption that partners view the costs and benefits of resource pooling uniformly. A survey of 54 senior and 54 novice alliance managers about pooling 10 kinds of resources in alliances finds evidence of value asymmetry, where senior and novice managers perceive the costs and benefits of resource pooling in alliances differently. (Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Social Inequalities and Educational Inclusion for Children with Disabilities in Greece
(Panagiotis Giavrimis)

Chapter 2. Cognitive Skills and Labour Market Experience of FSU Immigrants in Israel
(Sabina Lissitsa and Svetlana Chachashvili-Bolotin)

Chapter 3. Volunteering as a Means of Preparing Future Educators to Work with Children at Risk
(Roza A. Valeeva and Laysan A. Rybakova)

Chapter 4. How Alliance Managers Are like Blind Men Describing an Elephant: Investigating Resource Pooling and Value Asymmetries
(Matthew W. McCarter, Stanley E. Fawcett and Collin D. Wooldridge)

Index

   Series:
      Social Welfare Policies and Programs - Patterns, Implications and Prospects
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: August 9, 2018
   ISBN: 978-1-53614-064-4
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
Available Options:
Version:
Special Focus Titles
01.Violent Communication and Bullying in Early Childhood Education
02.Cultural Considerations in Intervention with Women and Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
03.Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung
04.Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Health: New Research
05.Fire and the Sword: Understanding the Impact and Challenge of Organized Islamism. Volume 2

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2021

Social Integration and Inclusion: Predictors, Practices and Obstacles