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Title: User involvement in research and evaluation: Liberation or regulation?
Author: Beresford, P.
Date Published: 2002
Reference: Social Policy and Society, Volume 1, Issue 02, pages 95-105
Are service users or carers authors: Yes


This article explores different approaches to user involvement in research and relates them to consumerist and democratic models of involvement in policy and practice, management and development. It highlights the need to approach user involvement in research critically and systematically, and to take forward user involvement in research in equal association with service user organisations and movements.

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Categories: health
public health
social care
reflecting on public involvement in research

Date Entered: 2010/09/28

Date Edited: 2012/11/21

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