New Horizons in Education and Social Studies Vol. 4


Dr. Alina Georgeta Mag, (Editor)
Lecturer, Department of Teacher Training, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania.
Mauro Ceroni
Brain and Behavioral Sciences Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
Giovanni Maria Prosperi
Physics Department, University of Milano, INFN Sezione di Milano, Milano, Italy.
Rodaina Khader Al Tarawneh
Department of Special Education, Mu'tah University, Jordan.
Margherita Mori
Department of Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics, University of L'Aquila, Via Giuseppe Mezzanotte, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy.
Siqi Shi
Nanyang Junior College, Singapore.
Srikumar Chakravarthi
MAHSA University, Selangor, Malaysia.
Stella Lau Kah Wai
MAHSA University, Selangor, Malaysia.
S. P. Taylor
University of Cumbria, Carlisle, England.
Rano Tuychiyeva Almamatovna
Uzbek State World Languages University, Tashkent City, Uzbekistan.
Mary Elizabeth Cerutti-Rizzatti
Department of Vernacular Language and Literature, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), P.O.Box88040-900, Florianópolis, Brazil.
Josa Coelho da Silva Irigoite
Department of Pedagogy, State University of Santa Catarina (UDESC), P.O.Box88.035-001, Florianópolis, Brazil.
Mary Arseneau
Department of English, Hamelin Hall, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada.
Emery Terrell
Faculty of Medicine, Roger Guindon Hall, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5, Canada.
Carol Poon Man Wai
The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Ghanshyam Bishwakarma
University of Eastern Finland Joensuu Campus, Joensuu, Finland.
Niño R. Rebuya
Tourism Management Department, Partido State University—San Jose Campus, Camarines Sur, Philippines.
Emy S. Lasarte
Partido State University—San Jose Campus, Camarines Sur, Philippines.
Mericia Mila A. Amador
Partido State University—San Jose Campus, Camarines Sur, Philippines.
Julius Kwasi Ofori
Department of Social Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University in Kumasi, Ghana.


This book covers key areas of Education and Social Studies. The contributions by the authors include Free will, cerebral processes, reductionism, subjective perceptions, mind, introspection, quantum mechanics, Subjectivity, Employment, people with disabilities, Attitudes and Barriers, Legislation and Practices, financial resilience, inclusive growth, sustainable development, unbanked, people, underbanked market segments, Discourse factors, null subjects, Mandarin Chinese, videos, internet, self directed learning, students, Online Videos, Live Virtual Chats, Medical Curriculum, Innovation: Academic Models, Applicability, Foreign policy, soft power, east policy, East Asia Summit, the non-aligned movement, agreements, declarations, Teaching and learning of native language, Social uses of writing, (Non) functionality, Christina Rossetti, poetry, literature and medicine, history of medicine, 19th century, autoimmune disease, Graves’ disease, heart, illness narrative, medical humanities, Methodological challenge, schoolchildren, qualitative research, Dalit, Innovation, social impact, higher education policy, traditional customs, curriculum development, Albularyo, healing procedures, medical pluralism, traditional healing practices, Cultural Significance, Local Beliefs, Natural resources, Africa, poor, culture, religion, conflict and corruption etc. This book contains various materials suitable for students, researchers and academicians in the field of Education and Social Studies.


  • Chapter 1
    A Discussion on Free Will, Subjectivity and the Physics of the Nervous System
    Mauro Ceroni, Giovanni Maria Prosperi
  • Chapter 2
    Employment of People with Disabilities in Jordan (Attitudes and Barriers, Legislation and Practices)
    Rodaina Khader Al Tarawneh
  • Chapter 3
    Financial Education and Equal Opportunities
    Margherita Mori
  • Chapter 4
    Involvement of Discourse Factors in Distribution of Null Subjects in Mandarin Chinese
    Siqi Shi
  • Chapter 5
    Using Online Videos and Live Virtual Chats to Deliver Medical Curriculum in a Private University Setting during COVID 19 Movement Control Order
    Srikumar Chakravarthi, Stella Lau Kah Wai
  • Chapter 6
    Emphasizing the Innovation: A Study of the Definitions, Academic Models and Applicability to an Example of Social Housing in England
    S. P. Taylor
  • Chapter 7
    India’s Activities within Regional Cooperation Organizations: Existing Shortcomings and High Performance
    Rano Tuychiyeva Almamatovna
  • Chapter 8
    Discussion on the Portuguese Class: On (Non) Functional Experiences
    Mary Elizabeth Cerutti-Rizzatti, Josa Coelho da Silva Irigoite
  • Chapter 9
    Exploring the Parallels between Christina Rossetti's Literary and Somatic Expressions of Graves' Disease
    Mary Arseneau, Emery Terrell
  • Chapter 10
    Driving Innovation, Achieving Social Impact in Higher Education: Case Studies of Tohoku University and the Open University of Hong Kong
    Carol Poon Man Wai
  • Chapter 11
    The Role of Nepalese School Children as Research Participants: Challenges in Qualitative Research
    Ghanshyam Bishwakarma
  • Chapter 12
    Exploring Traditional Healing Rituals of Partido Albularyo and Understanding Its Cultural Significance to Local Beliefs
    Niño R. Rebuya, Emy S. Lasarte, Mericia Mila A. Amador
  • Chapter 13
    Discussion on Why Most of the African Countries are Poor
    Julius Kwasi Ofori
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