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Some reflections on social care research: joys, tribulations and aspirations

Knapp, Martin and Richardson, Ann (2012) Some reflections on social care research: joys, tribulations and aspirations. Research, Policy and Planning, 29 (3). pp. 147-151. ISSN 0264-519X

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Abstract

Social care researchers, like their colleagues in other fields, are generally too busy investigating the needs and concerns of others to turn the spotlight around to consider their own activity. But it is a useful exercise, from time to time, to reflect on the impact of the research task on researchers themselves and on others involved in the research process. This paper does not pretend to offer any new evidence on these issues, but it may help those working in social care research to take stock and gain some insight into paths they might usefully explore.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://ssrg.org.uk/journal/
Additional Information: © 2012 Social Services Research Group
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Research centres and groups > NIHR School for Social Care Research
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2013 09:58
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/48250/

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