ERIC Number: ED537104
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep-19
Social Sciences and Cultural Studies--Issues of Language, Public Opinion, Education and Welfare
Lopez-Varela, Asuncion, Ed.
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. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Are the Social Sciences Really- and Merely-Sciences? (Jeffrey Foss); (2) Karl Popper and the Social Sciences (Sylvain K. Cibangu); (3) Historicism, Hermeneutics, Second Order Observation: Luhmann Observed by a Historian (Jaap den Hollander); (4) The Significance of Intermediality in the Immortalization of the French Republican Nation (1789-1799) (Montserrat Martinez Garcia); (5) Western and Eastern Ur-Topias: Communities and Nostalgia (Anjan Sen and Asun Lopez-Varela); (6) Social Science as a Complex Social Science as a Complex Economics as Example (David John Farmer); (7) Sustainability Science and Citizens Participation: Building a Science-Citizens-Policy Interface to Address Grand Societal Challenges in Europe (Carlo Sessa); (8) Social Science, Equal Justice and Public Health Policy: Translating Research into Action Through the Urban Greening Movement (Robert Garcia and Seth Strongin); (9) Environmental Effect of Major Project: Object-Oriented Information Extraction and Schedule-Oriented Monitoring (Zhuowei Hu, Hongqi Liu and Lai Wei); (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 (Daniel Stockemer); (11) Embracing Intersectional Analysis: The Legacy of Anglo European Feminist Theory to Social Sciences-Humanities (Xiana Sotelo); (12) Cyberfeminist Theories and the Benefits of Teaching Cyberfeminist Literature (Maya Zalbidea Paniagua); (13) Social Exclusion and Inclusion of Young Immigrants in Different Arenas--Outline of an Analytical Framework (Katrine Fangen); (14) The Conceptualising of Insecurity from the Perspective of Young People (Riitta Vornanen, Maritta Torronen, Janissa Miettinen and Pauli Niemela); (15) War, Genocide and Atrocity in Yugoslavia: The ICTY and the Growth of International Law (Mary J. Gallant); (16) The Power of Words: Inmates Write Stories of Life and Redemption (Diane Ketelle); (17) The Challenge of Linguistic Diversity and Pluralism: The Tier Stratification Model of Language Planning in a Multilingual Setting (Beban Sammy Chumbow); (18) Creative Expression Through Contemporary Musical Language (Barbara Sicherl-Kafol and Olga Denac); (19) International Higher Education Rankings at a Glance: How to Valorise the Research in Social Sciences and Humanities? (Jose M. Gomez-Sancho and Carmen Perez-Esparrells); (20) Scientific Publishing in the Field of Social Medicine in Slovenia (Petrusa Miholic and Dorjan Marusic); (21) Japan's University Education in Social Sciences and Humanities Under Globalization (Akiyoshi Yonezawa); (22) ICT, Learning Objects and Activity Theory (Thomas Hansson); (23) An Anthropology of Singularity? Pastoral Perspectives for an Embodied Spirituality in the Annus virtualis and Beyond (Jan-Albert van den Berg); (24) The Effects of Environment and Family Factors on Pre-Service Science Teachers' Attitudes Towards Educational Technologies (The Case of Mugla University-Turkey) (Sendil Can); (25) Social Engineering Theory: A Model for the Appropriation of Innovations with a Case Study of the Health MDGs (Beban Sammy Chumbow); and (26) Stress Management for Medical Students: A Systematic Review (Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff and Ab Rahman Esa).
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Hermeneutics, Observation, European History, Economics, Sustainability, Citizen Participation, Justice, Public Health, Public Policy, Urban Areas, Conservation (Environment), Activism, Game Theory, Social Systems, Feminism, Theories, Humanities, Literature, Social Isolation, Inclusion, Immigrants, Security (Psychology), Youth, War, Death, International Law, Institutionalized Persons, Writing (Composition), Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism, Language Planning, Music, Creative Activities, Publishing Industry, Higher Education, Social Science Research, Medicine, Global Approach, Information Technology, Anthropology, Religious Factors, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Environmental Influences, Family Influence, Innovation, Case Studies, Stress Management, Medical Students, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: France; Japan; Slovenia; Turkey; Yugoslavia