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ERIC Number: EJ907627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1049-0965
How to Influence Government Policy with Your Research: Tips from Practicing Political Scientists in Government
Farmer, Rick
PS: Political Science and Politics, v43 n4 p717-719 Oct 2010
Government policymakers rarely consult with academic experts before formulating policy positions. When policymakers do seek out academics, they are often attempting to justify a position they already hold, not searching for objective analysis. Academics could add much to the policy debate if they were more meaningfully engaged in the discussion.
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Language: English
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