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Co-production of social research: strategies for engaged scholarship

Martin, Stephen James ORCID: 2010. Co-production of social research: strategies for engaged scholarship. Public Money and Management 30 (4) , pp. 211-218. 10.1080/09540962.2010.492180

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There are incentives on both sides of the practitioner–academic divide for co-production of research. This article identifies and evaluates five strategies for achieving more engaged and engaging scholarship. At one end of the spectrum are models involving relatively low levels of involvement by practitioners, for example as the providers of data or passive recipients of research findings. At the other end, practitioners play an active role in commissioning, overseeing and learning from studies. Higher levels of engagement should enhance the prospects of utilization but may risk politicizing the research process. So it is important to be clear about the benefits of and barriers to different forms of co-production and to recognize what works best, in which circumstances and for whom.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 0954-0962
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 29 January 2019
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 21:00

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