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Author Boswell, Christina
Title The political uses of expert knowledge : immigration policy and social research / Christina Boswell
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  JV7590 .B69 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020313425
 Modern History Library  325.4 B747    DUE 05-28-22    30550100502622
Descript viii, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-267) and index
The political functions of knowledge -- The puzzle : explaning the uses of knowledge -- Instrumental knowledge and organizational legitimacy -- The symbolic functions of knowledge -- The use of knowledge in public policy debates -- The case of immigration policy -- The politics of immigration in germany and the uk -- The British Home Office -- The German Federal Office for Migration -- The European Commission -- organizations and cultures of expertise -- Extending the theory -- Knowledge and policy
Subject European Union countries -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy
Emigration and immigration -- Research -- European Union countries
Political planning -- European Union countries
Policy sciences -- Case studies
Knowledge, Sociology of -- Case studies
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