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NCJ Number: 51144 Find in a Library
Title: BIBLIOGRAPHY - ILLUSTRATIVE RANDOMIZED FIELD EXPERIMENTS FOR PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION
Journal: EVALUATION  Volume:2  Issue:1  Dated:(1974)  Pages:83-87
Author(s): R F BORUCH
Corporate Author: Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Inc
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Type: Bibliography
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY LISTS 142 DOCUMENTS, PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1944 AND 1974, WHICH REFER TO ILLUSTRATIVE RANDOMIZED EXPERIMENTS FOR PLANNING AND EVALUATING SOCIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMS.
Abstract: RANDOMIZED EXPERIMENTS ARE DEFINED AS SITUATIONS IN WHICH MEMBERS OF A SPECIFIED TARGET POPULATION ARE RANDOMLY ALLOCATED TO ONE OF TWO OR MORE TREATMENT PROGRAMS OR PROGRAM VARIATIONS. SYSTEMATIC OBSERVATIONS ARE MADE ON THE TARGET POPULATION'S RESPONSE TO TREATMENT. THE CONTENTS OF THE BIBLIOGRAPHY SERVE AS EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FOR THE CONTENTION THAT RANDOMIZED EXPERIMENTAL TESTS ARE FEASIBLE IN A VARIETY OF PROGRAM SETTINGS. THE ENTRIES ARE ORGANIZED ACCORDING TO 10 TOPIC AREAS THAT DEAL WITH SOCIAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR JUVENILE AND CRIMINAL OFFENDERS, LAW-RELATED AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES, REHABILITATION PROGRAMS IN MENTAL HEALTH, TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS, SOCIOMEDICAL AND FERTILITY CONTROL EXPERIMENTS, COMMUNICATION METHODS AND MEDIA EFFECTS, INFORMATION VALIDITY AND UTILITY, ECONOMIC EXPERIMENTS, SURGICAL AND SOCIAL REHABILITATION OF CRIMINAL OFFENDERS, AND EFFECTS OF WELFARE SERVICES ON CHILDREN AND ADULTS.
Index Term(s): Decisionmaking; Evaluation; Evaluation techniques; Planning; Program evaluation
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