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Compare, contrast, converge? A biography of the Demographic Review of the Social Sciences (2006)

Abstract:

What influence does higher education policy research have on the shape of the academic fields it aims to support? This paper describes the generation and use of policy knowledge about the UK social sciences. It focuses on one case with which the author was closely involved: the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) Demographic Review of the Social Sciences (Mills et al., 2006) that sought to address policy concerns about the age and nationality profiles of academic staff. Over the las...

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10.1080/17450140802332091

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Journal:
Twenty-First Century Society
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
263-278
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-0152
ISSN:
1745-0144
URN:
uuid:88d299a3-17e4-432d-86f2-defe50ccc3db
Source identifiers:
103589
Local pid:
pubs:103589
Language:
English

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