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Common policy problems and what researchers can do about them

Patel, Raj (2020) Common policy problems and what researchers can do about them. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (29 Oct 2020). Blog Entry.

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Impacting policy is difficult, not only because of the challenges translating research into policy-speak but also because of challenges inherent in the policymaking process itself. These include: the siloed nature of working, the lack of focus on prevention and imperatives for ministers to pursue short-term solutions. In this post, Raj Patel outlines these problems and argues that longitudinal studies can play an important role in addressing them.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2020 12:42
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2021 23:26

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