The advancement and critique of theoretical concepts and models of knowledge utilization in regard to the use (or misuse) of social science research in policy making.
The discussion of scenarios of knowledge utilization derived from case studies of past and present programs or projects designed to achieve organizational and social reform.
An assessment of the role of social science knowledge and research in present socioeconomic systems based upon an evaluation of socio-economic trends and historical evidence.
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