9780761950943

Evaluation Research : An Introduction to Principles, Methods and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761950943

  • ISBN10:

    076195094X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-12-07
  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
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Summary

Providing students and practitioners with a comprehensive introduction to evaluation research, this book shows how social research methods and methodologies can be applied in a variety of evaluation contexts. The author:- illustrates the contribution both quantitative and qualitative methods can make to evaluation;- stresses the important part played by theory in the evaluation enterprise;- introduces some of the conceptual, methodological and practical problems encountered when undertaking this type of applied research, especially in the areas of criminal justice, health care and education.

Table of Contents

Preface vi
Understanding Evaluation
1(34)
Quantity and Quality: Paradigmatic Choices in Evaluation Methodology
35(29)
Methods of Data Collection
64(29)
Evaluating Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention Programmes
93(31)
Evaluating Health Care
124(32)
Evaluating Schools: Inspection as Evaluation
156(17)
Evaluation Utilization
173(13)
References 186(23)
Index 209

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