Social Sciences

  • Application of Geographic Information Systems
    Application of Geographic Information Systems
    Editor Bhuiyan Monwar Alam
    ISBN 978-953-51-0824-5
    384 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 51174 times.
    The importance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can hardly be overemphasized in today’s academic and professional arena. More professionals and academics have been using GIS than ever – urban & regional planners, civil engineers, geographe ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 46475 times.
    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 ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 34413 times.
    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 ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 27033 times.
    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 ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 22617 times.
    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 ...
  • Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters
    Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-1093-4
    228 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10452 times.
    Approaches to Disaster Management regards critical disaster management issues. Ten original research reports by international scholars centered on disaster management are organized into three general areas of hazards and disaster management. The fi ...
  • Metaphysics
    Metaphysics
    Editor Mark Pestana
    ISBN 978-953-51-0646-3
    158 pages, June, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 12208 times.
    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 ...
  • Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Parenting in South American and African Contexts
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-1212-9
    182 pages, December, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 2508 times.
    Parenting involves a set of values, beliefs and practices of child care that create a developmental context and vary from culture to culture. Studies about parenting are of fundamental importance to the understanding of human development. This book h ...