Social Sciences

  • Social Welfare
    Social Welfare
    Editor Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-0208-3
    230 pages, March, 2012
    "Social Welfare" offers, for the first time, a wide-ranging, internationally-focused selection of cutting-edge work from leading academics. Its interdisciplinary approach and comparative perspective promote examination of the most pressing social wel ...
  • Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Archaeology, New Approaches in Theory and Techniques
    Editor 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 ...
  • Metaphysics
    Metaphysics
    Editor 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 ...
  • Distance Education
    Distance Education
    Editor Paul Birevu Muyinda
    ISBN 978-953-51-0756-9
    266 pages, September, 2012
    Education has become the number one demanded commodity for social and economic transformation for both developing and developed economies. Thus the number of persons going and returning to school has become too big to be handled by existing brick and ...
  • Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends
    Sociological Landscape - Theories, Realities and Trends
    Editor Dennis Erasga
    ISBN 978-953-51-0460-5
    428 pages, March, 2012
    More than the usual academic textbook, the present volume presents sociology as terrain that one can virtually traverse and experience. Each version of the sociological imagination captured by the chapter essays takes the readers to the realm of the ...
  • International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education
    International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education
    Editor Joi L. Moore and Angela D. Benson
    ISBN 978-953-51-0330-1
    344 pages, March, 2012
    This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of ...
  • Social Sciences and Cultural Studies - Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare
    Social Sciences and Cultural Studies - Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare
    Editor Asuncion Lopez-Varela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0742-2
    520 pages, September, 2012
    This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst t ...
  • Polyphonic Anthropology - Theoretical and Empirical Cross-Cultural Fieldwork
    Polyphonic Anthropology - Theoretical and Empirical Cross-Cultural Fieldwork
    Editor Massimo Canevacci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0418-6
    256 pages, March, 2012
    This book connects anthropology and polyphony: a composition that multiplies the researcher's glance, the style of representation, the narrative presence of subjectivities. Polyphonic anthropology is presenting a complex of bio-physical and psycho-cu ...