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Utilization of social science research knowledge in Canada


  • Landry, Rejean
  • Amara, Nabil
  • Lamari, Moktar


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  • Landry, Rejean & Amara, Nabil & Lamari, Moktar, 2001. "Utilization of social science research knowledge in Canada," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 333-349, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:30:y:2001:i:2:p:333-349

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    1. J Lomas, 1990. "Finding Audiences, Changing Beliefs: The Structure of Research Use in Canadian Health Policy," Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis Working Paper Series 1990-10, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
    2. Frenk, Julio, 1992. "Balancing relevance and excellence: Organizational responses to link research with decision making," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 35(11), pages 1397-1404, December.
    3. Rappert, 1997. "Users and Social Science Research: Policy, Problems and Possibilities," Sociological Research Online, Sociological Research Online, vol. 2(3), pages 1-10.
    4. Lester, James P. & Wilds, Leah J., 1990. "The utilization of public policy analysis , : A conceptual framework," Evaluation and Program Planning, Elsevier, vol. 13(3), pages 313-319, January.
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