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Social Sciences and Cultural Studies

Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare

Edited by Asun López-Varela Azcárate

Complutense University of Madrid

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 the Sciences (both Natural and Social) and the Humanities and the private and the public sectors of society. The chapters speak across socio-cultural concerns, education, welfare and artistic sectors under the common desire for direct responses in more effective ways by means of interaction across societal structures.

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Social Sciences and Cultural StudiesIssues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and WelfareEdited by Asun López-Varela Azcárate

Published: September 19th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1339

ISBN: 978-953-51-0742-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5106-7

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

62781 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

30 Dimensions Citations

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1. Are the Social Sciences Really- and Merely- Sciences?

By Jeffrey Foss

2550

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2. Karl Popper and the Social Sciences

By Sylvain K. Cibangu

4639

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3. Historicism, Hermeneutics, Second Order Observation: Luhmann Observed by a Historian

By Jaap den Hollander

3925

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4. The Significance of Intermediality in the Immortalization of the French Republican Nation (1789-1799)

By Montserrat Martínez García

1426

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5. Western and Eastern Ur-Topias: Communities and Nostalgia

By Anjan Sen and Asun López-Varela

1984

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6. Social Science as a Complex Social Science as a Complex Economics as Example

By David John Farmer

1535

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7. Sustainability Science and Citizens Participation: Building a Science-Citizens-Policy Interface to Address Grand Societal Challenges in Europe

By Carlo Sessa

1575

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8. Social Science, Equal Justice and Public Health Policy: Translating Research into Action Through the Urban Greening Movement

By Robert García and Seth Strongin

1634

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9. Environmental Effect of Major Project: Object-Oriented Information Extraction and Schedule-Oriented Monitoring

By Zhuowei Hu, Hongqi Liu and Lai Wei

2152

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10. When do People Protest? – Using a Game Theoretic Framework to Shed Light on the Relationship Between Repression and Protest in Hybrid and Autocratic Regimes

By Daniel Stockemer

1450

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11. Embracing Intersectional Analysis: The Legacy of Anglo European Feminist Theory to Social Sciences-Humanities

By Xiana Sotelo

1438

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12. Cyberfeminist Theories and the Benefits of Teaching Cyberfeminist Literature

By Maya Zalbidea Paniagua

2696

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13. Social Exclusion and Inclusion of Young Immigrants in Different Arenas – Outline of an Analytical Framework

By Katrine Fangen

1624

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14. The Conceptualising of Insecurity from the Perspective of Young People

By Riitta Vornanen, Maritta Törrönen, Janissa Miettinen and Pauli Niemelä

4882

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15. War, Genocide and Atrocity in Yugoslavia: The ICTY and the Growth of International Law

By Mary J. Gallant

1618

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16. The Power of Words: Inmates Write Stories of Life and Redemption

By Diane Ketelle

2260

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17. The Challenge of Linguistic Diversity and Pluralism: The Tier Stratification Model of Language Planning in a Multilingual Setting

By Beban Sammy Chumbow

2251

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18. Creative Expression Through Contemporary Musical Language

By Barbara Sicherl-Kafol and Olga Denac

2006

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19. International Higher Education Rankings at a Glance: How to Valorise the Research in Social Sciences and Humanities?

By José M. Gómez-Sancho and Carmen Pérez-Esparrells

1696

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20. Scientific Publishing in the Field of Social Medicine in Slovenia

By Petruša Miholič and Dorjan Marušič

1230

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21. Japan’s University Education in Social Sciences and Humanities Under Globalization

By Akiyoshi Yonezawa

1795

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22. ICT, Learning Objects and Activity Theory

By Thomas Hansson

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23. An Anthropology of Singularity? Pastoral Perspectives for an Embodied Spirituality in the Annus virtualis and Beyond

By Jan-Albert van den Berg

1969

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24. The Effects of Environment and Family Factors on Pre-Service Science Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Educational Technologies (The Case of Muğla University-Turkey)

By Şendil Can

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25. Social Engineering Theory: A Model for the Appropriation of Innovations with a Case Study of the Health MDGs

By Beban Sammy Chumbow

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26. Stress Management for Medical Students: A Systematic Review

By Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff and Ab Rahman Esa

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