Social Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019

  • Clan Culture: Challenges and Potential for University During Transformation Period (Russia)

    Natalia Gulius

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 36-43
    Received: 3 December 2018
    Accepted: 30 March 2019
    Published: 18 April 2019
    Abstract: The clan corporate culture of the university as a culture of collaboration and cooperation is a possible answer to the search for unity between two opposing trends of a modern university. There is a tension between the traditional professorial university culture and innovation and market culture which helps to overcome the contemporary challenges o... Show More
  • Research on the Elderly’s Demands for the Old-age Care Services

    Lan Ma

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 44-51
    Received: 2 February 2019
    Accepted: 25 March 2019
    Published: 26 April 2019
    Abstract: At present, China has entered the stage of in-depth aging, and the demand for elderly care services shows new characteristic. Nanjing, as the capital city of Jiangsu province which is a developed coastal province in China, is of most typical significance for the study of demand for elderly care services. Based on the statistics of the elderly popul... Show More
  • The Problem of the Application of International Environmental Law in Chad

    Abdelkerim Marcelin, Ndingangar Teadoum Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 52-61
    Received: 9 May 2018
    Accepted: 4 June 2018
    Published: 7 May 2019
    Abstract: The question of the legality of international environmental law is particularly acute in the domestic legal systems of sub-Saharan African states. This is the case of Chad. The current configuration of this problem is reflected in ambiguities common to global and regional environmental standards and those specific to sub-regional environmental stan... Show More
  • Social Networks in the Information Economy

    Rafael Rey

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 62-66
    Received: 21 February 2019
    Accepted: 1 April 2019
    Published: 23 May 2019
    Abstract: In the present work we will analyze the role of the organizations of the information economy from the perspective of Manuel Castells, displaying a critical look around the concepts developed by the author. Although ideas such as the company network, the informational economy and the new organizational logic run through the work of Castells, it is i... Show More