Open Access Books » Social Sciences and Humanities

Our collection of 64 books.

  • Metaphysics
    Metaphysics
    Edited by Mark Pestana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0646-3,
    158 pages, June, 2012
    It is our hope that this collection will give readers a sense of the type of metaphysical investigations that are now being carried out by thinkers in the Western nations. We also hope that the reader's curiosity will be peaked so that further inquir ...
  • Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Business Dynamics in the 21st Century
    Edited by Chee-Heong Quah and Ong Lin Dar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0628-9,
    270 pages, May, 2012
    In this 21st century of opportunity and turbulence, business firms need to equip themselves with new competencies that were never thought of before. For this reason, this book is timely as it introduces new insights into new problems in the aspects o ...
  • Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Edited by Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0610-4,
    122 pages, May, 2012
    Human development has different meanings depending on the area we focus on. To the psychologists it is the ontogenetic process of individual development. It considers systematic psychological changes that occur in human beings over the course of thei ...
  • Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Edited by Imma Ollich-Castanyer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0590-9,
    304 pages, May, 2012
    The contents of this book show the implementation of new methodologies applied to archaeological sites. Chapters have been grouped in four sections: New Approaches About Archaeological Theory and Methodology; The Use of Geophysics on Archaeological F ...
  • Psychology - Selected Papers
    Psychology - Selected Papers
    Edited by Gina Rossi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0587-9,
    342 pages, May, 2012
    This book represents a selection of chapters that address several topics from the broad domains of psychology: alcoholism, clinical interventions, treatment of depression, personality psychology, qualitative research methods in psychology, and social ...
  • Quality Management and Practices
    Quality Management and Practices
    Edited by Kim-Soon Ng
    ISBN 978-953-51-0550-3,
    264 pages, April, 2012
    This book is comprised of a collection of reviews and research works from international professionals from various parts of the world. A practical approach to quality management provides the reader with the understanding of basic to total quality pra ...
  • Risk Management for the Future - Theory and Cases
    Risk Management for the Future - Theory and Cases
    Edited by Jan Emblemsvag
    ISBN 978-953-51-0571-8,
    510 pages, April, 2012
    A large part of academic literature, business literature as well as practices in real life are resting on the assumption that uncertainty and risk does not exist. We all know that this is not true, yet, a whole variety of methods, tools and practices ...
  • Strategies for Tourism Industry - Micro and Macro Perspectives
    Strategies for Tourism Industry - Micro and Macro Perspectives
    Edited by Murat Kasimoglu and Handan Aydin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0566-4,
    404 pages, April, 2012
    Today, it is considered good business practice for tourism industries to support their micro and macro environment by means of strategic perspectives. This is necessary because we cannot contemplate companies existing without their environment. If co ...