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For the humanities to play a stronger role in public policy making, they must move from individual to institutional engagement

Brom, Frans (2020) For the humanities to play a stronger role in public policy making, they must move from individual to institutional engagement. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Jan 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

What should society expect from the humanities? This question has become pressing in the debate around interdisciplinary research in support of public policy that aims to tackle societal issues. To influence that policy effectively, argues Frans Brom, the humanities must transcend individualism. This would mean not only abandoning “outsider” perspectives focusing solely on criticism of power through individual political action, but also setting up institutions to pursue systematic dialogue with policymakers and the other sciences and to develop the expertise needed to conduct those conversations.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2020 10:54
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2020 23:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103730

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