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The harms of hidden research – Part II

Last week I wrote about the need for transparency in inequalities research –  how hidden research both reduces the truthfulness of its claims, and how it works against the collective nature of social science. This week I want to finish off my … Continue reading

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The harms of hidden research

It’s all about the ‘killer facts’. If you want to get social science into policy, then – as Alex Stevens’ wonderful covert ethnography of high-level policymaking shows – killer facts are the name of the game.  And we try hard on … Continue reading

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