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Where Academia and Policy MeetA Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy$
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John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781447320197

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447320197.001.0001

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Where academia and policy meet: an introduction

Where academia and policy meet: an introduction

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Where Academia and Policy Meet

John Gal

Idit Weiss-Gal

Policy Press

This chapter explores the academia-society nexus and, in particular, the theoretical and conceptual justifications for social work academics’ engagement in the policy process. It then presents the methodology of the cross-national study of social work academics’ policy involvement, with special attention to the tools employed in the survey, and the research questions that are dealt with in the country chapters and the concluding synthesis chapter.

Keywords:   social work, policy, academia, engagement, cross national

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