OUTPUT O1 – “Chance the gardener”: guidelines for the management of social research

Leading Partner
Me-We Istituto di Ricerca Innovativa srl
Participating Partners
Associazione “Per Boboli”
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Instituto Politecnico do Porto
Kyttaro Enallaktikon Anazitiseon Neaon (KEAN)

This output proposes to design a set of guidelines which are necessary for the management of social research, the latter being at the base of the whole project. The main objective, which adds to the innovative character of this output, is to create a framework of adequate procedures at the service of any European entity, whose intention is to develop research focused on the issues of socially disadvantaged individuals.
The output consists of two main parts. One part is dedicated to theoretical and empirical analyses, and the other will focus on a practical approach that is to be conducted through direct experiences. This method will be essential in defining a replicable model and also a transferable one which could be inserted into other social realities. The entire analysis and the consequent articulation of the guidelines will be structured into different phases in order to accurately identify the final result: 1. Desk Analysis; 2. Qualitative Phase.
Finally, the quantitative surveys were administered which focused on issues of school dropout and the way in which it affected the lives of the target subjects. This study was followed by a comparative analyses.
All involved partners prepared a preliminary analysis which served useful to the first phase of the output’s structuring. This was done in order to establish the best development strategies in accordance with the socio-cultural patterns which characterise each of the project partners’ countries.
The institute of innovative research Me-We, as coordinator of the specific project activity, was responsible for the final drafting of the guidelines as well as the collection of data from foreign colleagues which were published in both Italian and English.
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Guidelines for the management of social research

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