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The impact of the social sciences : how academics and their research make a difference / Simon Bastow, Patrick Dunleavy, Jane Tinkler ; with involvement from Raphaëlle Bisiaux... [et al.].

By: Bastow, Simon.
Contributor(s): Dunleavy, Patrick | Tinkler, Jane.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; Los Angeles : Sage Publications Ltd., 2014Edition: 1st edition.Description: xviii, 320 pages : ill. col. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781446275108 (pbk); 9781446275092 (hbk.).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Research | Social sciences EssaysDDC classification: 300.72 BAS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
COVER; Contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. The social sciences in modern research; PART I: How Academics Achieve External Impacts; 2. Social scientists' pathways to impact; 3. Modelling the determinants of social science impacts; 4. Comparing individuals' impacts; PART II: The Demand for Social Science Research; 5. Business and the corporate sector; 6. Government and public policy making; 7. Civil society organizations and the third sector; 8. The media and public engagement; PART III: Patterns of Knowledge and Impacts; 9. The dynamic knowledge inventory and research mediation10. Social science for a digital era; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: This book provides a timely and expansive study on the subject of the impact that academic social science has across a broad societal canvas, including on government and public policy, commerce and business, and the third sector and public engagement.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

COVER; Contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. The social sciences in modern research; PART I: How Academics Achieve External Impacts; 2. Social scientists' pathways to impact; 3. Modelling the determinants of social science impacts; 4. Comparing individuals' impacts; PART II: The Demand for Social Science Research; 5. Business and the corporate sector; 6. Government and public policy making; 7. Civil society organizations and the third sector; 8. The media and public engagement; PART III: Patterns of Knowledge and Impacts; 9. The dynamic knowledge inventory and research mediation10. Social science for a digital era; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

This book provides a timely and expansive study on the subject of the impact that academic social science has across a broad societal canvas, including on government and public policy, commerce and business, and the third sector and public engagement.

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