You are here

Resources to help you transition to teaching online

Instructors: To support your transition to online learning, please see our resources and tools page whether you are teaching in the UK, or teaching outside of the UK.

Inspection copy update April 2020: Due to the current restrictions in place in response to COVID-19, our inspection copy policy has changed. Please refer to our updated inspection copy policy for full details. If you have recently placed an inspection copy order with us, we will be in touch to advise of any changes.

Communicating Social Science Research to Policy Makers
Share

Communicating Social Science Research to Policy Makers



December 1998 | 175 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This practical guide for doing policy analysis is written for academics who want to get their research to the attention of decision-makers in the public sector, or who want to train their students in the skills necessary to undertake policy-relevant research. Readers will learn: how to prepare an unbiased description of a problem to be studied;

the various diagnostic techniques;

the rules for designing policy prescriptions;

how to use formal forecasting models;

how to reach consensus over fiscal and benefits analysis; how to do costs and benefits analysis strategies for the effective communication of policy analysis.

 
Offering Advice
 
Assessing
 
Diagnosing
 
Prescribing
 
Prognosticating
 
Evaluating
 
Figuring Out What To Say
 
Deciding How To Say It

Text provides a clear and coherent method of communicating policy information and research to policy makers.

Dr David Miller
Social Work, Case Western Reserve University
January 10, 2011

Preview this book

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9780803972155
£77.00

SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,400 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.

The platform allows researchers to cross-search and seamlessly access a wide breadth of must-have SAGE book and reference content from one source.

SAGE Knowledge brings together high-quality content from across our imprints, including CQ Press and Corwin titles.