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NCJ Number: 83158 Find in a Library
Title: Problem of Effectiveness and Evaluation in Delinquency Prevention Intervention
Author(s): J Cornejo
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 268
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: French
Country: Belgium
Annotation: This volume presents a systematic analysis of the literature (predominantly Anglo-Saxon) on evaluative methods used in the social sciences, particularly criminology.
Abstract: The study addresses the nature of scientific research and the particular problems posed by the dynamics of evaluative social research. It outlines commonly used evaluation models and discusses effectiveness measures for intervention strategies at both the preventive and corrections stages. Sociopolitical impacts on program evaluation as well as evaluation impacts on policymaking are discussed in conclusion. Over 200 references are given.
Index Term(s): Evaluation criteria; Evaluation measures; Evaluation techniques; Evaluative research; Literature reviews; Services effectiveness
Note: Cahiers del criminologie et de pathologie sociale, 18. (Studies in Criminology and Social Pathology, Volume 18)
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