THEMES IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES THEMES IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Business and Management

  • Accounting
  • Business regulation
  • Employee systems and institutions, and wellbeing
  • Finance, corporate governance, and banking and investment
  • Human resource management, and organisational psychology and behaviour
  • International business and business strategy
  • Marketing, consumer behaviour and entrepreneurship
  • Operations and supply chain management, and innovation
  • Technology management, information systems, and social media

Find out more on the Norwich Business School webpages.

 

Economics

  • Big data methods
  • Collective decision making and group formation
  • Competition in digital markets
  • Development and environmental economics
  • Dynamic macroeconomics
  • Economics of networks
  • Empirical evaluation of competition/ competition policy
  • Experimetrics
  • Financial economics and econometrics
  • Heuristics and biases in decision making
  • Industrial organisation
  • Origins and consequences of conflict
  • Strategic reasoning and identity in groups and teams

Find out more on the Economics webpages.

 

Education and Lifelong Learning

  • International education and social change: adult literacy, development, HE, globalisation and policy
  • Lifelong learning cultures: youth and identities, digital cultures, public pedagogies, multimodality in poetics
  • Pedagogy curriculum and professional learning: mathematics, history, English, sport and PE

Find out more on the Education and Lifelong Learning webpages

 

International Development

  • Behavioural and experimental economics
  • Climate change
  • Education
  • Gender
  • Global environmental justice
  • Globalisation and CSR
  • The governance of clean development
  • Health and disease
  • Impact evaluation
  • Lifecourse, migration and wellbeing
  • The state, governance and conflict
  • Water security

Find out more on the International Development webpages.

 

Law

  • Company and commercial law including dispute resolution and arbitration
  • Competition law
  • Criminal law (including international criminal law), policing and criminal justice
  • Employment law
  • International law including international trade, investment and sustainable development, and environmental law
  • Law and economics
  • Media, IP, IT and data protection law
  • Medical law
  • Private law including contract and tort
  • Property and planning law
  • Public law, human rights and public protest
  • Refugee law and displacement

Find out more on the Law webpages.

 

Psychology

  • Clinical psychology – see separate entry
  • Cognition action perception
  • Developmental science
  • Social cognition 

Find out more on the Psychology webpages.

 

Social Work

  • Child protection
  • Children and families in adoption
  • Children in care
  • Social work decision making
  • Social work with people with mental health problems
  • Support for vulnerable families
  • Young people and crime

Find out more on the Social Work webpages

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