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New Podcast: Tyge Payne on Empirics in Family Business Research

In the latest podcast from Family Business Reviewassistant editor Karen Vinton speaks with Tyge Payne of Texas Tech University about the article published in… 296 more words

Research And Publishing

Palm Oil vs Environment?

Palm oil production in Southeast Asia has been increasing rapidly as a result of an increase in the global demand for vegetable oils that can be used as a basis for the production of edible oil and biofuels. 675 more words

Environment&Human Rights

Grand Theory

I am very surprised that Richard Little mentioned English School as the most ambitious research agenda. He wrote an article in book titled “Theorising International Society” and mentioned that the adoption of methodological pluralism and the focus to history positioned English School as the most ambitious resarch agenda. 701 more words

English School Theory


I am questioning the role of literature review. I have seen a lot of research in the form of literature review. The researcher used the existing research as the data. 692 more words

English School Theory

Life Is Meaningful, Or Is It?: The Road To Meaning In Survey Data

Samantha Heintzelman and Laura King, at the University of Missouri, published an article in American Psychologist in 2014 titled, “Life is Pretty Meaningful.” In this article the authors discuss their work that explores the answer to the “lofty” question “How meaningful is life, in general?” To do this, Heintzelman and King examined two broad categories of data sources: 1) large-scale surveys – six representative surveys conducted in the U.S. 848 more words

Research Design & Methods

Regime theory

I find Oran Young, a founder of regime theory. Regime theory has many similarities with English School Theory. They focused on institutions. As he said, regimes are social institutions governing the actions of those interested in specifiable activities (or accepted sets of activities). 669 more words

English School Theory

Research design: Case studies and comparative research

My aim is to tell you about the use and value of comparative research by combining (a) a summary of your POLU9RM course reading, and (b) some examples from my research. 1,883 more words

Scottish Politics