Getting findings into policy

Tannahill, C. (2010) Getting findings into policy. In: Thorogood, M. and Coombes, Y. (eds.) Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 197-205. ISBN 9780199569298 (doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0015)

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One criterion against which to measure the success of an evaluation is whether it is of use. This chapter focuses on the usefulness of findings for policy-makers. It starts by looking briefly at the concept of evidence-based policy-making and then reviews some of the ways in which policy might be influenced by research ideas and findings, illustrating these processes with an example from Scotland.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Tannahill, Dr Carol
Authors: Tannahill, C.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > Public Health
Publisher:Oxford University Press

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