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Social Science and Social Policy R. Lance Shotland

Social Science and Social Policy

R. Lance Shotland

Published March 1st 1985
ISBN : 9780803921603
Hardcover
380 pages
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This book examines the role of the social sciences in shaping and evaluating social policy. It considers the past, present and potential role of the social sciences in policy creation, implementation, and evaluation processes. The authors present aMoreThis book examines the role of the social sciences in shaping and evaluating social policy. It considers the past, present and potential role of the social sciences in policy creation, implementation, and evaluation processes. The authors present a considerable range of opinions about the ability of the social sciences to provide useful information is presented. The common view is that the social sciences can contribute to policy-making processes to a modest extent.