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Social Network Analysis: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Case Studies

Xiaoming Fu, Jar-Der Luo, Margarete Boos
March 21, 2017

The book addresses the issue of interdisciplinary understanding of collaboration on the topic of social network studies. Researchers and practitioners from various disciplines including sociology, computer science, socio-psychology, public health, complex systems, and management science have worked...

Communication, Management and Information Technology: International Conference on Communciation, Management and Information Technology (ICCMIT 2016, Cosenza, Italy, 26-29 April 2016)

Marcelo Sampaio de Alencar
November 17, 2016

Communication, Management and Information Technology contains the contributions presented at the International Conference on Communication, Management and Information Technology (ICCMIT 2016, Cosenza, Italy, 26-29 April 2016, organized by the Universal Society of Applied Research (USAR). The...

Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior: The 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2015), Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia, 22-23 October 2015 & Arya Duta hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia, 07–08 November 2015

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Nailya Bagautdinova, Lenar Safiullin
September 21, 2016

Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior contains papers that were originally presented at the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2015 (ICIBSoS 2015), held 22-23 October 2015 at The Institute of Management, Economics and Finance of the Kazan...

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

Teresa Chahine
May 03, 2016

Social entrepreneurship is a revolution occurring around the world today. People from all walks of life are developing and implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions in response to social and environmental challenges. These solutions include products, services, and interventions...

Economics, Social Sciences and Information Management: Proceedings of the 2015 International Congress on Economics, Social Sciences and Information Management (ICESSIM 2015), 28-29 March 2015, Bali, Indonesia

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung
December 29, 2015

The 2015 International Congress on Economics, Social Sciences and Information Management (ICESSIM 2015), held 28-29 March 2015 in Bali, Indonesia, aimed to provide a platform for the sharing of valuable knowledge and experience in the context of changing economics and social settings. Information...

Poverty Alleviation through Tourism Development: A Comprehensive and Integrated Approach

Robertico Croes, Manuel Rivera
December 24, 2015

The book offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to the topic of tourism development and its contribution to the fight against poverty. Tourism development is credited to be a powerful source of regional development and improvement in developing countries, and the focus of the book is on the...

Hospitality and Tourism 2015: Proceedings of HTC 2015 (Malacca, Malaysia, 2-3 November 2015)

Salamiah A. Jamal, Salleh Mohd Radzi, Norzuwana Sumarjan, C.T. Chik, Mohd Faeez Saiful Bakhtiar
October 29, 2015

Innovation and Best Practices in Hospitality and Tourism Research contains 71 accepted papers from the Hospitality and Tourism Conference (HTC 2015,  Melaka, Malaysia, 2-3 November, 2015). The book presents the “up-and-coming” paradigms and innovative practices within the hospitality and...

Childhood Adversity and Developmental Effects: An International, Cross-Disciplinary Approach

Lisa Albers Prock
April 15, 2015

Child trauma and violence is not an issue that is constrained to one nationality or one ethnicity. A staggering number of children around the world are subjected to violence and abuse, both domestic and political. The current volume examines the issue of developmental trauma from a variety of...

Holistic Perspectives on Trauma: Implications for Social Workers and Health-Care Professionals

Lisa Albers Prock
April 01, 2015

Children with a history of significant neglect and/or physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse are at higher risk for developing long-term emotional, behavioral, and mental health concerns, which have implications past childhood and into adulthood. Early trauma impacts individuals’ health in ways...

Adolescent Mental Health: Connections to the Community

Areej Hassan
March 13, 2015

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Mental illnesses are often difficult to treat. They do not just affect individuals, they are rooted within communities and affect many other aspects of individuals’ social and physical lives as well. This book examines mental health specifically...

Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2014 (ICIBSoS 2014), 1–2 November 2014, Bali, Indonesia.

Ford Lumban Gaol
February 27, 2015

The human aspect plays an important role in the social sciences. The behavior of people has become a vital area of focus in the social sciences as well. Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences contains papers that were originally presented at the 3rd International Congress on...

Complexity and the Human Experience: Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Paul A. Youngman, Mirsad Hadzikadic
May 22, 2014

Questions of values, ontologies, ethics, aesthetics, discourse, origins, language, literature, and meaning do not lend themselves readily, or traditionally, to equations, probabilities, and models. However, with the increased adoption of natural science tools in economics, anthropology, and...

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