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Linking theory and evidence: How to update existing theories?

Developing theory is an ongoing process, a continuum. Existing theories can be updated based on new evidence and adjusted when applied to new contexts or developments. Our engagement with old classical theories brings them back to life and puts them to the test.

But how to bring a theory “up to date” and how to make sure that we do this organically? Here we offer some resources that can provide guidance and inspiration.

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