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Vlog Theories CO:RE at LSE Published: 08 Dec 2021

Lynn Schofield Clark on how different disciplines approach theory development

Prof Lynn Schofield Clark on where in the research process theory enters the discussion, when a concept becomes a theory, and the different approaches to what we mean by “theory” and how we develop it.

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Video: "What are the different approaches to developing and using theory?" with Lynn Schofield Clark.
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Team member, CO:RE at LSE

Mariya Stoilova

Mariya Stoilova is a post-doctoral researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) working on children’s rights, online risks and opportunities, and well-being. She is member of the CO:RE work package 5 on theory.

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

The team at the LSE works on theory, providing a series of mutually cross-fertilising mechanisms to coordinate and support the theoretical dimension of research. The team identifies valuable theoretical concepts that offer multidisciplinary breadth and depth in understanding the long-term impact of digital media on children and youth, and coallates all in a comprehensive theories toolkit that provides guidance throughout the theory pathway, from (research) question to generating theory.

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