Abstract

Research evidence claims trust above other sorts of evidence precisely because it claims quality based on robust, rigorous and impartial methods. But at the same time, we know that stories about individuals or events can be an important element in how policy-makers, and indeed all of us, understand the world and use this understanding to develop and assess policy ideas, plans and options. This paper explores these issues through a focus on recent and current poverty research.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 2016
EventSocial Research Association Annual Conference - British Library, London, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 14 Dec 201514 Dec 2015

Conference

ConferenceSocial Research Association Annual Conference
CountryUK United Kingdom
CityLondon
Period14/12/1514/12/15

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