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July 25, 2016

Reputation Strategy and Analytics in a Hyper-Connected World

Chris Foster, a noted expert on reputation management strategies, outlines a clear blueprint for preparing and executing world-class corporate communications and reputation management techniques.

May 03, 2016

Election 2016 For Dummies

As the primary season comes to a close and the nominations are about to be locked up, dummies presents ideas and story angles to help demystify the process and prepare for the run-up to November.

April 15, 2016

Attacks on the Press: Gender and Media Freedom Worldwide

Attacks on the Press is the definitive guide to the state of press freedom around the globe, exposing abuses while exploring potential solutions.

April 04, 2016

Paper Critically Examines the Politics of Asylum Accommodation in the UK

A new article offers a first examination of recent changes in the nature of asylum accommodation in the UK, arguing that in the model existing today, economic calculations and narratives of ‘worthiness’, ‘welfare’, and ‘prioritization’ intersect to make asylum-seeking a ‘market’ in which neoliberal norms of market competition, economic efficiency, and dispersed responsibility are central.

January 11, 2016

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence is an enlightening account of why we still see race as a taboo discussion topic, how our silence harms us, and what we can do to change uncomfortable conversations into productive dialogs. Educators in K–12 and higher education, trainers, mental health and professionals, and parents will appreciate this book's frankness and foundation in scientific evidence.

December 21, 2015

The Importance of Public Service Broadcasting in Politics and Society

A new article finds that people living in countries with public service broadcasting are better informed about government and politics, are more trusting of other people, and have more positive civic attitudes. They also have greater confidence in democratic institutions and are more likely to engage in democratic politics.

December 21, 2015

What Will Be the #1 Selling Christmas Toy This Year?

A new article that explores the statistics of the Christmas toy market notes that there is a roughly one in three chance that the Star Wars franchise will produce the number one selling Christmas toy in the UK. The findings reinforce the dominance of film and television in the toy market.

August 31, 2015

Can't Not Do: The Compelling Social Drive that Changes Our World

Can't Not Do provides the tools and answers to convert positive intention into positive action, not only with compelling narratives of people who have done it, but by distilling the core lessons learned by successful social change leaders to become more effective. Through foundational questions, personal evaluations, and concrete instruction, Shoemaker shares the necessary wisdom to achieve real progress.

March 02, 2015

Learn how to build marketable career skills with Wiley at bookstores this March

This March, Wiley partners with three major book retailers in Malaysia to launch a new career competency awareness campaign called, “Wiley Lifelong Learning”.

March 02, 2015

British Politics For Dummies 2nd edition

This book is an essential guide to British politics, covering everything from political ideologies to the election process.

November 07, 2014

Marin Katusa Explores How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp

In The Colder War, analyst Marin Katusa makes the case that Putin is exploiting Russia’s new role as the world’s leading energy supplier (the country exports more oil than the UAE, Kuwait and Iraq combined; has world’s largest natural gas reserves; and is the top uranium exporter) to strong-arm governments and reassert its global importance.

September 15, 2014

Does Having Daughters Cause Judges to Rule for Women's Issues?

Judges with daughters consistently vote in a more feminist fashion on gender issues than judges who have only sons, and the effect appears to be driven primarily by Republican judges.

September 02, 2014

Coming or Going? How Scottish Independence Could Affect Migration

In light of the upcoming referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country, researchers present a set of predictions of the possible effects on internal and international migration.

September 02, 2014

Media Coverage of a Celebrity Suicide Can Cause a Large-Scale Copycat Effect

Researchers who analyzed media coverage of the suicide of a national actress in South Korea and its impact on subsequent suicides found that the number of suicide-related articles surged around 80 times in the week after a suicide compared with the week prior.

August 18, 2014

Did an Exceptional Iceberg Sink the Titanic?

While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual.

August 18, 2014

Ebola Has Profound Effects on Wildlife Population Dynamics

New research in gorillas that were affected by an Ebola virus outbreak shows that disease can influence reproductive potential, immigration and social dynamics, and it highlights the need to develop complex models that integrate all the different impacts of a disease.

August 18, 2014

Educating College Kids to Be Smart about their Money

Prior financial knowledge—both objective and subjective—in the first year of college may play a role in reducing young adults’ later risky paying behaviors and buying behaviors, according to new research published in the International Journal of Consumer Studies.

August 18, 2014

Ocean warming could drive heavy rain bands toward the poles

In a world warmed by rising atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, precipitation patterns are going to change because of two factors: one, warmer air can hold more water; and two, changing atmospheric circulation patterns will shift where rain falls.

August 13, 2014

Wiley Announces Continued Growth in Titles with Impact Factor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the 2014 release of Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR).  A total of 1,202 Wiley titles (approximately 70%) were indexed, up from 1,193 in the 2012 JCR, and including 13 titles which have been indexed for the first time.

August 04, 2014

How should flood risk assessments be done in a changing climate?

Growing consensus on climate and land use change means that it is reasonable to assume, at the very least, that flood levels in a region may change. Then why, ask Rosner et al. in a new study, do the dominant risk assessment techniques used to decide whether to build new flood protection infrastructure nearly always start with an assumption of “no trend” in flood behavior?

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