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Methods for Policy Research (Applied Social Research Methods #3)

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The analysis of policies with a view to changing them is the subject of this book. Written by an expert on policy research, it shows ways of presenting alternatives to policy-makers with the emphasis on communicating the value and applicability of the research that backs up the policy options. The author employs a pragmatic approach that deals with real world issues, and w ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published September 19th 1984 by Sage Publications (CA) (first published September 1st 1984)
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An excellent book for understanding the most important principles of policy research. Written in a direct and concise way, this book is still highly relevant after 31 years from its publication.
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