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Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Robert J. Chaskin and Jona M. Rosenfeld


Across the social welfare and human services fields, interest is growing in how to apply research to influence policy and practice; simultaneously, with globalization's advance, it is clearer than ever that an international perspective is vital in understanding how social, political, and institutional contexts affect research and dissemination practices. This book provides insight into effective research practice and the factors involved in putting research findings to use. Leading with experience — narratives of six child welfare case studies from the UK, Ireland, Israel, South Africa, and th ... More

Keywords: policy, practice, globalization, cross-case analysis, cultural environment, child welfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195314083
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert J. Chaskin, editor
University of Chicago

Jona M. Rosenfeld, editor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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