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Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Tina Haux


Academics are increasingly required to demonstrate their impact on the wider world. The aim of this book is to compare and contextualise the dimensions of impact within the social sciences. Unlike most other studies of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework impact case studies, this book includes case studies from three different sub-panels (Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work and Politics and International Relations), which in themselves capture several disciplines, and therefore allows for a comparison of how impact and academic identify are defined and presented. The impact case studie ... More

Keywords: Impact, Impact case studies, Research Excellence Framework, Social Policy, Sociology, Politics and International Relations, Academia, Policy-making, Evidence-based policy-making

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781447324089
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tina Haux, author
University of Kent