Karen Holbrook, PhD, and Kiki Caruson, PhD

Globalizing University Research

This volume, the tenth and final report in the Global Education Research Reports series, examines the ways universities can support international research, equip scholars with tools for success, engage students, create institutional partnerships and connect with the community to facilitate research that reflects our globalized world. Recognizing challenges such as time, language and cultural differences, the authors create a space for critical reflection and action.


June Melby Benowitz, PhD

Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Drawing on a wide variety of sources, Benowitz explores the development and growth of the right-wing women’s movement from 1950 to 1975. She examines issues that stirred women to take action –

education, health, desegregation, moral corruption, war, patriotism and the Equal Rights Amendment – and explores how they attempted to shape the lives and outlooks of the next generation.

Bhuvan Unhelkar, PhD

Big Data Strategies for Agile Business

This book serves as a comprehensive primer for businesses eager to capitalize on Big Data to achieve strategic business agility. It makes a unique contribution to the Big Data domain through a detailed adoption framework incorporating strategies, technologies and analytics. Unhelkar takes a holistic view of the organization to enable agility as a key business value from Big Data investments.


Murat Haner, PhD

The Freedom Fighter: A Terrorist’s Own Story

Inspired by the ground-breaking classic, “The Jack-Roller: A Delinquent Boy’s Own Story” by Clifford R. Shaw, Haner explores the issue of radicalization into terrorist organizations through the life-history method, enabling a terrorist to tell his story. This riveting life history provides unique insights into why someone becomes a “terrorist” and what such a life entails.

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