Should Social Scientific Debate occur outside Academic Journals?
Posted by Stephen Dunne in School of Business Blog on January 14, 2015
Lecturer in Social Theory and Consumption at the School, Stephen Dunne, attempts to renew a recent academic argument through a more accessible medium Social scientists engage in debates which matter to people other than themselves. Very often, however, those potentially publicly meaningful debates preside within academic journals which regularly assume a lot of terminological familiarity and disposable […]
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Boost for Research on Work and Employment
Posted by Melanie Simms in School of Business Blog on March 12, 2014
March 2014 saw the announcement of no less than eleven (11) separate investments into projects within the broad area of work and employment. The small grants of up to £2,500 will further boost the School of Management’s profile in this area since it merged with the Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS). Some of the […]
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