Open Access Books » Social Sciences and Humanities

Our collection of 110 books.

  • Poverty, Inequality and Policy
    Poverty, Inequality and Policy
    Edited by Gabriel Ilie Staicu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3560-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3559-3,
    Edited Volume
    166 pages, October, 2017
    What is poverty and how do we measure it? What is the link between inequality and poverty? What can governments do to alleviate poverty and inequality? Does economic growth reduce poverty in the long run? These are some important research questions t ...
  • Accounting and Corporate Reporting - Today and Tomorrow
    Accounting and Corporate Reporting - Today and Tomorrow
    Edited by Soner Gokten
    ISBN 978-953-51-3550-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3549-4,
    Edited Volume
    338 pages, September, 2017
    We have spent a great deal of time on the continued development of accounting and auditing standards, which are used as a primary component of corporate reporting, to reach today's financial reporting framework. However, is it possible to say that, c ...
  • Corporate Governance and Strategic Decision Making
    Corporate Governance and Strategic Decision Making
    Edited by Okechukwu Lawrence Emeagwali
    ISBN 978-953-51-3554-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3553-1,
    Edited Volume
    224 pages, September, 2017
    This edited volume aims to intimate and orient readers on the current state of corporate governance and strategic decision making a decade after the global financial crises. In particular, it sheds more light on the current state of affairs of corpor ...
  • Advances in Speech-language Pathology
    Advances in Speech-language Pathology
    Edited by Fernanda Dreux M. Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-3510-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3509-8,
    Edited Volume
    380 pages, September, 2017
    Speech-language pathology has different practice and research histories, standards, methods, and challenges in different countries and regions. Awareness of these different realities may contribute to the scientific development of the field and impro ...
  • Emerging Issues in Economics and Development
    Emerging Issues in Economics and Development
    Edited by Musa Jega Ibrahim
    ISBN 978-953-51-3530-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3529-6,
    Edited Volume
    98 pages, September, 2017
    Economics is about understanding the rational behaviour of economic agents (households, firms, industries and government) in their decisions to achieve best outcomes of their goals and aspirations. They collectively converge to achieve the utmost eco ...
  • Indigenous People
    Indigenous People
    Edited by Purushothaman Venkatesan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3482-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3481-7,
    Edited Volume
    196 pages, September, 2017
    Indigenous peoples are the native ethnic groups, who are descended from and identified with the original inhabitants of a region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied, or colonized the area more recently. This book entitled Indigenous Pe ...
  • Research and Development Evolving Trends and Practices - Towards Human, Institutional and Economic Sectors Growth
    Research and Development Evolving Trends and Practices - Towards Human, Institutional and Economic Sectors Growth
    Edited by Soha Maad
    ISBN 978-953-51-3480-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3479-4,
    Edited Volume
    138 pages, September, 2017
    This book traces the evolution and trends in research and development (R&D) and sheds light on key R&D practices of vital importance for human, institutional, and economic sector growth. Following an introductory chapter, gathering a pool of knowledg ...
  • Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real Cases
    Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real Cases
    Edited by Bernardo Llamas Moya, M. Dolores Storch de Gracia and Luis F. Mazadiego
    ISBN 978-953-51-3448-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3447-3,
    Edited Volume
    286 pages, August, 2017
    In a global world, where the acceleration of technological changes is happening in all industrial sectors, a special focus is forced on innovation and creativity. The book has gathered a small number of sectors where innovation is being the main vect ...