ERIC Number: ED165513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Practitioners and Social Scientists: Planning and Utilization of Social Science. R & D for Higher Education 1978:5.
The relationship between social science researchers and practitioners in various sectoral bodies is being investigated in Sweden to increase understanding of "knowledge development." In addition to this general analysis, a subproject focuses on the knowledge development resulting from the interaction between consumer research and consumer policy. The investigation will analyze political and historical developments, activities and working conditions of the consumer policy bodies, and the concrete processes of knowledge production. Two other subprojects will focus on the relationship between research and practice in the areas of working-life policy and higher education policy. The general analysis of knowledge development will include a literature review of research policy and the theory of science and conceptual frameworks concerning "research about research." Literature reviews and interviewing of researchers and practitioners will be undertaken in the subprojects. One or more processes concerning researcher--practitioner relations in the development of knowledge will be studied in-depth. Working papers and references for each area of the project are listed. (SW)
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Educational Policy, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models, Policy Formation, Professional Personnel, Research Projects, Researchers, Social Science Research
National Board of Universities and Colleges, R & D Unit, P.O. Box 45501, S-104 30, Stockholm, Sweden
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Swedish Board of Universities and Colleges, Stockholm. Research and Development Unit.