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Title: EVALUATION RESEARCH IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE - MATERIALS AND PROCEEDINGS OF A RESEARCH CONFERENCE CONVENED IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FIFTH UNITED NATIONS CONGRESS ON THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Italy
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 321
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
10127 Torino, Italy
Publication Number: 11
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United Nations
Annotation: A SERIES OF PAPERS COMMISSIONED BY THE UNITED NATIONS SOCIAL DEFENSE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, AND A SUMMARY SECRETARIAT REPORT ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONFERENCE.
Abstract: CONTRIBUTORS REPRESENTED AN INTERNATIONAL CROSS SECTION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMICIANS AND PRACTITIONERS. TOPICS INCLUDED QUANTIFICATION IN EVALUATIVE RESEARCH, RESEARCH WITH AND WITHOUT HARD DATA, CROSS-INSTITUTIONAL DESIGNS, AND THE IMPACT OF SUCH RESEARCH ON DECISION MAKING. PARTICIPANTS ARE SAID TO HAVE AGREED THAT ISSUES REGARDING THE DATA BASE, METHODOLOGY, COST, AND IMPACT OF EVALUATIVE RESEARCH CAN NOT, IN PRACTICE, BE EASILY SEPARATED. IT WAS ALSO AGREED THAT EVALUATION SHOULD RELY ON RELATIVELY SIMPLE RESEARCH METHODS, AND THAT SUCH RESEARCH IS ONLY AS EFFECTIVE AS ITS IMPACT ON DECISION MAKERS AT THE POLICY OR OPERATIONAL LEVEL.
Index Term(s): Data collections; Decisionmaking; Evaluative research; Research design; United Nations Social Defense Research Institute; Workshops and seminars
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