Comparing the 1996 and 2001 research selectivity exercises in respect of social work
McLaughlin, H, Lawson, J and Shardlow, SM 2007, 'Comparing the 1996 and 2001 research selectivity exercises in respect of social work' , Social Work Education, 26 (2) , pp. 176-193.
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This article compares the outcomes of the 1996 and 2001 research selectivity exercises in respect of their impact upon the discipline of social work in the United Kingdom. Material in respect of the 1996 RAE is principally derived from the study by Lyons and Orme; in respect of the 2001 RAE the material is derived from the study conducted by Salford Centre for Social Work Research. Key findings of the comparison between the RAE 1996 and 2001 reveal the continuation of an upward drift in gradings; that pre-1992 universities have improved their position by achieving higher results; and a reduction in the gap between preand post-1992 universities. The findings also suggest that institutions have become better players of the RAE ‘game’. There is also evidence of an increased dissatisfaction with the RAE process and outcome between the two RAE exercises.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||RAE; Social Work Research; Research Selectivity|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work > Centre for Social Justice Research|
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
|Journal or Publication Title:||Social Work Education|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Depositing User:||H McLaughlin|
|Date Deposited:||28 Oct 2009 10:22|
|Last Modified:||16 Mar 2012 16:06|
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