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NCJ Number: 42044 Find in a Library
Title: EVALUATION OF SOCIAL PROGRAMS
Editor(s): C C ABT
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 503
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOK CONTAINS A COLLECTION OF PAPERS BY LEADING PRACTITIONERS AND USERS OF SOCIAL PROGRAM EVALUATIONS WHICH IDENTIFY MAJOR OBSTACLES IN DOING THIS KIND OF EVALUATION AND WAYS OF OVERCOMING THEM.
Abstract: THE PAPERS ARE BASED ON THE FORMAL AND INFORMAL DISCUSSIONS AT A CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL PROGRAMS EVALUATIONS HELD IN CAMBRIDGE (MA) IN SEPTEMBER 1974. THE VOLUME IS DIVIDED INTO SEVEN PARTS, CORRESPONDING TO THE CONFERENCE'S SEVEN PANEL DISCUSSIONS. THESE ARE: THE EVALUATION OF SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS; POLICY RESEARCH AND DECISIONS AND POLITICAL IMPACTS OF EVALUATION RESEARCH; PAYOFFS OF EVALUATION RESEARCH; RESEARCH VERSUS DECISION REQUIREMENTS AND BEST PRACTICES OF EVALUATION; EVALUATION OF HEALTH PROGRAMS; EVALUATION OF EDUCATION PROGRAMS; AND RESEARCH ALLOCATION STRATEGIES. FOR INDIVIDUAL PAPERS IN THE COLLECTION, SEE NCJ-42045-42048.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Evaluation; Evaluation criteria; Evaluation of evaluation; Evaluation techniques; Evaluative research; Policy; Program evaluation; Research and development
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