Latest Research on Boko Haram : July – 2020

Posted on July 29, 2020Categories Social Sciences and HumanitiesTags   Leave a comment on Latest Research on Boko Haram : July – 2020

State fragility and violent uprisings in Nigeria : The case of Boko Haram The emergence of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, and its transformation into a terrorist organisation has dominated recent discourse in the fields of political science and security studies, both within and without the socio-politico enclave known as Nigeria. Much of the discussion has centred on the extra-judicial execution of its founder, Mohammed Yusuf, which purportedly intensified the radicalisation of the group, and whether or not the sect … Continue reading “Latest Research on Boko Haram : July – 2020”

Latest Research on Career Progression : July – 2020

Posted on July 23, 2020Categories Social Sciences and HumanitiesTags   Leave a comment on Latest Research on Career Progression : July – 2020

The informal dimension of human resource management in Korea: Yongo, recruiting practices and career progression This research reports on the influence of informal social networks in Korea (i.e. Yongo) on recruitment and promotions practices of large, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). By using a social network theory frame, this research contributes to the convergence–divergence debate in International Human Resource Management. From our analysis, we can conclude that large firms use Yongo and related practices on the upper management level, whereas … Continue reading “Latest Research on Career Progression : July – 2020”

Latest Research News on contemporary art : July – 2020

Posted on July 22, 2020Categories Social Sciences and HumanitiesTags   Leave a comment on Latest Research News on contemporary art : July – 2020

Contemporary Art: From Studio to Situation Funded by Arts Council England and AHRC. Doherty is editor of this collection and wrote the introductory chapter. The book describes and analyses the shift from studio-based to situated art practices. Unlike the exhibition catalogue or monograph which promotes a particular artist or a curatorial thesis, the book gives insights into the range of strategies artists and curators have used to approach given contexts. Ranging from relational aesthetics to the concerns of site-specificity, it … Continue reading “Latest Research News on contemporary art : July – 2020”