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Review of: “Use of Research Evidence by Juvenile Justice and Youth Service Professionals: A Research Note.”

In the early 1960s and 1970s the classical liberal ideal of ‘pure’ science was being slowly eroded by a growing body of pragmatic discourse which explored the need to use scientific inquiry (i.e., basic/applied research) to promote economic growth and inform social policy. Ever since, there has been ongoing debate as to the merits of applied (i.e., ‘real world’) research and its ability to inform (social) policy.  The journal article (noted above) begins with a sound overview of the merits of evidence-based/evidence-informed research. As the authors duly note, there still exists a degree of disconnect between policy-makers and researchers – as Chapman (1979) is quoted as saying: “social scientists and […]

(466.29 KB) | 3. November 2016 | Author: Prof. John Winterdyk
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Summary of ICPA Research & Development Expert Group Activity

A brief summary of the ICPA Research & Development Expert Groups activity as of May 2016

(434.83 KB) | 6. May 2016 | Author: Frank Porporino
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