Social Research and Social Reform: Essays in Honour of A. H. Halsey


In light of recent skepticism about the effectiveness of social research, this work provides an opportune reassessment of its influence. It also proposes new ways to consider the relationship of research to reform. The range of topics covered includes secondary educational reform, changing concepts of social work, women's studies, as well as the role of evaluation research in social policy in the United States and Sweden.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Juliet Cheetham
  • Colin Crouch
  • Rory Williams
  • Graham Room
  • Andrew McPherson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1992


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