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Can Action-Oriented Research Help Social Science Be More Relevant?

In his posthumous address to his discipline, the late public administration scholar Christopher Pollitt lamented its diminishing relevance and standing, laying blame on a deep-seated institutional division. On one side he noted a tendency toward ‘detached scholasticism’ in which academics engaged in insular and increasingly abstracted conversations with little relevance, or even concern, for the practical utility […]

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Teaching Peacemakers

In June and July MethodSpace will focus on research-oriented careers including career purpose and goals, skills, as well as expected and unexpected transitions. Find the unfolding series here. What career do we most need prepared people ready to serve right now? How about people who understand the dynamics of making peace and negotiating across conflicts? When […]

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Self and Social: An Interview about Autoethnography

In June and July MethodSpace will focus on research-oriented careers including career purpose and goals, skills, as well as expected and unexpected transitions. We are considering research and careers, and in that context we have the opportunity to hear from scholars who use their research in unique and important ways. We are also looking at […]

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