Ideology, Interests, and Information
What used to be called applied social research and is now commonly called policy research is a large, multiform, and complex enterprise. In essence, it is the application of social science concepts and methods to the study of issues on the practical agenda, these days commonly on the agenda of government decision makers. Over the years, it has been the object of grandiose hopes and doleful disappointments.
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