Open Access Books » Social Sciences and Humanities

Our collection of 110 books.

  • Sociolinguistics - Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Sociolinguistics - Interdisciplinary Perspectives
    Edited by Xiaoming Jiang
    ISBN 978-953-51-3334-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3333-9,
    Edited Volume
    146 pages, July, 2017
    This book gives an interdisciplinary perspective on how the language use is shaped by and evolves with human society and how in turn social activities are constructed by the way how language is organized and communicated. With a contribution from mul ...
  • Qualitative versus Quantitative Research
    Qualitative versus Quantitative Research
    Edited by Sonyel Oflazoglu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3286-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3285-1,
    Edited Volume
    108 pages, June, 2017
    The objective of this book is to fill the gap combining several studies from qualitative and quantitative research methods. The various chapters presented here follow several approaches that researchers explore in different context. This book intends ...
  • Theory and Application on Cognitive Factors and Risk Management - New Trends and Procedures
    Theory and Application on Cognitive Factors and Risk Management - New Trends and Procedures
    Edited by Fabio De Felice and Antonella Petrillo
    ISBN 978-953-51-3296-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3295-0,
    Edited Volume
    130 pages, June, 2017
    Risk management is an interdisciplinary discipline that involves several aspects. It is absolutely necessary to make sure we manage risks in order to minimize their threats and maximize their potential. This book tries to investigate the complexity t ...
  • Global Voices in Higher Education
    Global Voices in Higher Education
    Edited by Susan L. Renes
    ISBN 978-953-51-3230-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3229-5,
    Edited Volume
    216 pages, June, 2017
    Traveling from Zimbabwe to New Zealand and on to Ghana and the United States, the voices of higher education are presented in a way only scholars from these regions can fully articulate and understand. The changing world of higher education challenge ...
  • Issues of Human Resource Management
    Issues of Human Resource Management
    Edited by Ladislav Mura
    ISBN 978-953-51-3228-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3227-1,
    Edited Volume
    176 pages, June, 2017
    The book "Issues of Human Resource Management", written by well-known authors, is a result of a teamwork of specialists who have been dealing with the issue of managing human resources in different contexts. The authors from Germany, Spain, Turkey, S ...
  • The Evolution of Media Communication
    The Evolution of Media Communication
    Edited by Beatriz Peña Acuña
    ISBN 978-953-51-3198-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3197-7,
    Edited Volume
    100 pages, May, 2017
    Media communication is a young discipline, if we compare it with others. It has been studied scientifically from the last century in social sciences. This topic, as it is a human process, is complex, and it is changing because of new technologies. It ...
  • International Development
    International Development
    Edited by Seth Appiah-Opoku
    ISBN 978-953-51-3104-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3103-8,
    Edited Volume
    180 pages, April, 2017
    This book brings together leading researchers in the field of international development to examine issues relating to food security, health, rural development, human development, and institutional strengthening in developing countries. Based on empir ...
  • People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits
    People's Movements in the 21st Century - Risks, Challenges and Benefits badge badge
    Edited by Ingrid Muenstermann
    ISBN 978-953-51-2924-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2923-3,
    Edited Volume
    282 pages, February, 2017
    The UNHCR assures us that never before have there been so many people on the move at the same time, mainly because of war-inflicted circumstances. Authors from different reputed institutions share their knowledge on this open-access platform to disse ...