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Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge Management

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), the Humanities, and the private and public sectors of society. The chapters speak across sociocultural 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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Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Social Sciences and Knowledge ManagementEdited by Asun López-Varela Azcárate

Published: August 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2273

ISBN: 978-953-51-0687-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5117-3

Copyright year: 2012

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52044 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

5 Dimensions Citations


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1. Social Research Methods in Higher Education: A Critical Analysis of Methodological Issues and Emerging Trends at the Zimbabwe Open University

By Caleb Kangai


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2. Methodology Transfers Between Social Sciences and Humanities in Relation to Natural Sciences, Technology and Government Policy

By Hajime Eto and Shinichi Yamamoto


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3. Causality in Social Studies Education

By Bayram Tay


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4. The Assumption of Non-Gaussianity in Natural and Social Sciences and Its Influence on Detection of Causal Relationships

By Kateřina Hlaváčková-Schindler


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5. Qualitative Research: The Toolkit of Theories in the Social Sciences

By Sylvain K. Cibangu


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6. A Simulation Approach to Validate Models Derived from Observational Studies

By Pierre N. Robillard and Simon Labelle


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7. Cartographic Generalization Applied to Social Networks Maps in the City of Curitiba in Brazil

By Renan M. Pombo, Luciene S. Delazari and Claudia R. Sluter


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8. Open-Source Tools for Data Mining in Social Science

By Paško Konjevoda and Nikola Štambuk


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9. Applying Social Sciences Research for Public Benefit Using Knowledge Mobilization and Social Media

By David J. Phipps, Krista E. Jensen and J. Gary Myers


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10. Re-Visiting Ethnographic and Orthodox Research Methodologies: Field Research Experiences from an African Perspective

By Oliver Mtapuri


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11. Social Physics: An Interdisciplinary Way to Explore the Mechanism of Public Opinion

By Yijun Liu and Wenyuan Niu


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12. The Methodology of Formulating Iranian National Policy of Entrepreneurship: A Conceptual Framework

By Hassan Danaeefard and Mohammad Reza Noruzi


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13. Theoretical Approaches to Employment and Industrial Relations: A Comparison of Subsisting Orthodoxies

By Christopher Odogwu Chidi and Okwy Peter Okpala


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14. Human Capital Resourcing Practices and Organisational Performance: A Study of Selected Organisations in Lagos State, Nigeria

By Christopher Odogwu Chidi and Okwy Peter Okpala


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15. Enhancing Productivity Through Lean Behavior

By A. Perumal Puvanasvaran


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16. Organizational Sustainability: The Case of Handcrafts Micro-Business in Southern San Sebastian, Jalisco, México

By José G. Vargas-Hernández


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17. Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Science, Technology and Innovation in Uganda

By Muriisa R. Kabeba


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18. A Didactic and Methodological Lesson of the Study of Economics and the Skill Development of Students

By Maria Covadonga De la Iglesia Villasol


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19. New Public Management and Reforms in Iran: Analysis of Government Downsizing

By Hassan Danaee fard, Tayebeh Abbasi and Mohammad Reza Noruzi


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20. Media of Exchange and Liquid Assets of Political and Market Enterprises: A New Monetary Perspective on Medieval French Monetary Mutations

By Thomas Marmefelt


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