The Resource Evaluating Social Programs and Problems : Visions for the New Millennium

Evaluating Social Programs and Problems : Visions for the New Millennium

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Evaluating Social Programs and Problems : Visions for the New Millennium
Title
Evaluating Social Programs and Problems
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Visions for the New Millennium
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eng
Summary
Today's evaluators are being challenged to help design and evaluate social programs intended to prevent and ameliorate complex social problems in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Drawing upon the knowledge and experience of world-renowned evaluators, the goal of this new book is to provide the most up-to-date theorizing about how to practice evaluation in the new millennium. It features specific examples of evaluations of social programs and problems, including the strengths and weaknesses of the most popular and promising evaluation approaches, to help readers determine when particular methods are likely to be most effective. As such, it is the most comprehensive volume available on modern theories of evaluation practice. Evaluating Social Programs and Problems presents diverse, cutting-edge perspectives articulated by prominent evaluators and evaluation theorists on topics including, but not limited to: *Michael Scriven on evaluation as a trans-discipline; *Joseph S. Wholey on results-oriented management; *David Fetterman on empowerment evaluation; *Yvonna S. Lincoln on fourth-generation evaluation; *Donna M. Mertens on inclusive evaluation; *Stewart I. Donaldson on theory-driven evaluation; and *Melvin M. Mark on an integrated view of diverse visions for evaluation. Evaluating Social Programs and Problems is a valuable resource and should be considered required reading for practicing evaluators, evaluators-in-training, scholars and teachers of evaluation and research methods, and other professionals interested in improving social problem-solving efforts in the new millennium
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Donaldson, Stewart I
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HV41 -- .C53 2003eb
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Scriven, Michael
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Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Ser
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Social service -- Evaluation -- Congresses.;Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Congresses
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Evaluating Social Programs and Problems : Visions for the New Millennium
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1 online resource (219 pages)
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online
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9781410606556
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  • (OCoLC)437220686
Label
Evaluating Social Programs and Problems : Visions for the New Millennium
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781410606556
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC356279
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL356279
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10236152
  • (CaONFJC)MIL232650
  • (OCoLC)437220686

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