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Consuming social science

Consuming social science

Donovan, Claire ORCID: 0000-0002-6105-7794 (2007) Consuming social science. In: Trentmann, Frank and Bevir, Mark, (eds.) Governance, Consumers and Citizens: Agency and resistance in contemporary politics. Consumption and Public Life . Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 69-94. ISBN 978–0230517288 (doi:

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To think about consuming social science is also to think about producing social science. This chapter considers various viewpoints on the production and consumption of social science as a publicly funded service that this contracted, delivered and consumed; and indeed questions whether it is appropriate to discuss social science in these terms at all. It considers how these perspectives relate to the governance of social science, and, ultimately, to the social science of governance.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: governance, social science, economic and social research council
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Education (EDU)
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