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SOCIAL INTERACTIONS DURING DEVELOPMENT IN THE OVOVIVIPAROUS COCKROACH SCHULTESIA LAMPYRIDIFORMIS by JOAN VAN BAAREN 1,2) , ELODIE ECKSTEIN 1) , PIERRE DELEPORTE 3) , VERONIQUE BIQUAND 3) , THIERRY LE ROUZO 4) and JEAN-SÉBASTIEN PIERRE 1) ( 1 UMR 6552, Ethologie, Evolution, Ecologie, Université

In: Behaviour
Multicultural issues are part of the agenda for researchers, academics, and politicians. The new technologies have brought multiculturality into our professional and personal lives, opening new possibilities for social interactions among people from different countries, cultures, ages, and gender. Being able to deal with diversity, including other cultures, is a must in the 21st century.
This book is an opportunity to read narratives about social interactions in multicultural settings, and to discuss the role they play in the construction of school and social achievement. It is not only a book on multiculturality. It is also a multicultural book, including an introduction and 13 chapters from authors representing 11 countries, and many more cultures. It is a journey that brings you through different settings, situations and scenarios, describing them vividly, so that the reader can have an authentic taste of them.
This is a book that researchers, academics, teachers, policy makers, and politicians should read. It illuminates many of the problems related to multiculturality. But it also reports on educational experiences and forms of interacting that help solving these problems. It also illustrates the barriers that still exist and that keep many persons apart from equity.
Moreover, due to its narrative mood - the descriptions of what happens in different educational systems, and episodes that could happen to us all, including our kids - this is a book for parents, youngsters, and all the ones interested in knowing other cultures. After all, education is an issue that is related to each human being. We are all cultural individuals, who need to interact with each other. Thus, this is a book to learn how social interactions, in such a demanding multicultural world, can help us live in peace and understand each other.

THE INFLUENCE OF SIBLINGS ON WILD INFANT CHIMPANZEE SOCIAL INTERACTION by L. BRENT1,2), C.A. BRAMBLETT3), K.A. BARD4), M.A. BLOOMSMITH5) and J. BLANGERO6,7) (1Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA; 3Anthropology

In: Behaviour