Social Sciences

138 Social Sciences – General

Last update: Jun 27/22


Cornell Open (CC BY-NC-ND)

An open access portal for both new and classic out-of-print titles from the distinguished catalog of Cornell University Press. Cornell Open offers open access to key titles in the fields of anthropology, classics, political science, literary criticism and theory, German studies, and Slavic studies.

IntechOpen Books: Social Sciences and Humanities (CC BY)

Social Science LibreTexts Library (CC BY-NC-SA)

A collection of open textbooks, assignments, and other educational resources on topics in the social sciences.


Edinburgh DataShort: College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (Various licences)

A digital repository of research data produced at the University of Edinburgh by the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Supplemental Materials

Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work ancillary materials (CC BY)

From Galileo Open Learning Materials.


Exploring Intercultural Communication (CC BY)

Intercultural communication is the study and practice of communication across cultural contexts. It applies equally to domestic cultural differences such as ethnicity and gender and to international differences such as those associated with nationality or world region. Intercultural communication is an approach to relations among members of these groups that focuses on the recognition and respect of cultural differences, seeks the goal of mutual adaptation leading to biculturalism rather than simple assimilation, and supports the development of intercultural sensitivity on the part of individuals and organizations to enable empathic understanding and competent coordination of action across cultural differences.

Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices (CC BY-NC-SA)

This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. It is a one-stop, comprehensive, and compact source for foundational concepts in behavioral research, and can serve as a stand-alone text or as a supplement to research readings in any course on research methods.

The contents and examples are designed for anyone interested in behavioral research (not just information systems people), and so, the book should appeal to most business programs, social sciences, education, public health, and related disciplines. It has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.


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