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NCJ Number: 31477 Find in a Library
Title: EVALUATING LARGE SCALE SOCIAL SERVICE SYSTEMS IN CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS - THE CASE OF CORRECTIONAL AGENCIES
Journal: JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN CRIME AND DELINQUENCY  Volume:12  Issue:2  Dated:(JULY 1975)  Pages:92-106
Author(s): R B COATES; A D MILLER
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Newark, NJ 07102
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN EVALUATION DESIGN WHICH PERMITS EVALUATION TO BE DONE WITHIN THE CHANGING ENVIRONMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICE SYSTEMS - IN THIS CASE, A CORRECTIONAL AGENCY.
Abstract: THE AUTHORS DISTINGUISH AMONG SETS, STRATEGIES, AND PROGRAMS AND IDENTIFY A TIME PERSPECTIVE IN THE USE OF EVALUATIVE CRITERIA THAT FOCUSES ON CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS BOTH WITHIN AND OUTSIDE PROGRAMS. THE MODEL DESCRIBED SHOULD PERMIT RESEARCH TEAMS TO ADDRESS SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION CONCERNS WHILE AT THE SAME TIME TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE NATURAL CHANGING SETTING FOR TESTING THEORETICAL PROPOSITIONS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Corrections; Evaluation; Evaluation techniques; Models; Systems analysis
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