Mosher, Fritz, and Susan H. Fuhrman, "The Research that Policy Needs," pp. 372-382 in David K. Cohen, Susan H. Fuhrman, and Fritz Mosher, eds., The State of Education Policy Research. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007.


Discusses what would be necessary to produce knowledge related to successful policymaking (as a summary of earlier studies in the same volume); these are expressed as conditions, not as research agenda items.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Knowledge Generation


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