Has Tony Blair Turned Hayekian?
Posted by Chris Grocott in School of Business Blog on April 22, 2015
Lecturer in Management and Economic History at the School, Chris Grocott, reckons so. This year, I ran the inaugural third year BA Management Studies module ‘Organisations in Economic Context’. It analyses how the political economy over the past thirty years has had a profound effect on the state and trade unions, as well as on […]
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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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Scottish Independence is too important to be left to the Politicians
Posted by Thomas Swann in School of Business Blog on August 20, 2014
Thomas Swann, Graduate Teaching Assistant at the School and the recent recipient of a Times Higher Education Best Essay Prize, encourages us to pay more attention to the Grassroots of the movement toward Scottish Independence Those who struggled through the recently televised debate between between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling witnessed a pretty dour affair. […]
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