Social research and democratic participation

Date of publication: December 1, 1978

Abstract:

The specific theme of this paper is the relation between social research and democratic participation, and in this context I shall return later to the question of the provision of information as an important element of democracy. Initially, however, I want to raise some broader issues concerning the ways in which policy research by or on behalf of governments may be conceived.

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