Defining research quality in social policy

Defining ‘Quality’ in Social Policy Research: Views, perceptions and a framework for discussion by Saul Becker, Alan Bryman and Joe Sempik. This report presents the findings from an innovative mixed methods study of over 250 social policy researchers and users of research and how they conceptualise ‘quality’ in social policy research and how they judge the quality of published research texts.

Defining quality in social policy research