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Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Andreu Lopez Blasco, Wallace McNeish, and Andreas Walther (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Using a biographical approach, this book integrates the perspectives of social policy, sociology, youth and transition research, and education and labour-market research. It compares policy and ... More


Position Generator Measures and Their Relationship to Other Social Capital Measures 1

Martin van der Gaag, Tom A. B. Snijders, and Henk Flap

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter determines the social capital research question that can fully utilize the measurement instrument. It uses the position generator as a reference point and compares the measurements taken ... More


What shapes the use of research?

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents the processes through which research enters policy and practice. It outlines the sorts of conditions and circumstances that seem to support better use of research. It discusses ... More


Using evidence – introducing the issues

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses how the influence of research is mediated, blocked, or amplified, or more instrumentally, how any research influence might be enhanced. It emphasizes that this book is ... More


Improving research use in practice contexts

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the multifaceted approaches aimed at getting research to have an impact on practice. It examines the extent to which there is evidence about their effectiveness. It also ... More


Improving research use in policy contexts

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses how research use can be improved in policy settings. It notes the relative dearth of properly evaluated studies. It identifies strategies that address both research supply and ... More


What does it mean to ‘use’ research evidence?

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins by defining research use. It then differentiates the different definitions and conceptualisations, and considers some modes that help determine the various forms of use, noting ... More


How can we assess research use and wider research impact?

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter returns to one of the assumptions made at the start, that an evidence-informed approach to both policy and practice is worthwhile. It examines how to test such a proposition. It ... More


Descriptive models of the research impact process

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the various ways in which the relationships between research and policy and research and practice have been conceptualised and modelled. It notes that earlier rational and ... More


Paternal Incarceration and Mental Health and Behavioral Problems

Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman

in Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199989225
eISBN:
9780199347612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989225.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter estimates the consequences of paternal incarceration for childhood well-being, broadly defined as children’s internalizing, externalizing, physically aggressive, and total behavioral ... More


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