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The Politics of program evaluation

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Published by Sage Publications in Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Policy sciences.,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementDennis J. Palumbo, editor.
    SeriesSage yearbooks in politics and public policy ;, v. 15
    ContributionsPalumbo, Dennis James, 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH97 .P668 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2720468M
    ISBN 100803927363, 0803927371
    LC Control Number86013899

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Evaluation\'s political inherency \/ Michael Quinn Patton. book Foundations of Program Evaluation. EP is indebted to Dr. Weiss for writing an "update" to the article, entitled "Politics and Evaluation: A Reprise with Mellower Overtones." Her reflections immediately follow the ’73 work.

We are also indebted to Minneapolis Medical. The Politics of Program Evaluation: The Political Context, The Policy Cycle, Politics and Research Methods (10 Essays) [Carol H.

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Weiss, Eleanor Chelimsky, Michael Quinn Patton. In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about theFile Size: KB.

Evaluation has become a central tool in the development of contemporary social policy. Its widespread popularity is based on the need to provide evidence of the effectiveness of policies and programmes.

This book sees evaluation as an inherently political activity, as much about forms of governance as scientific practice.

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Evaluation and politics are related in a number of ways. While programme evaluators have traditionally tried to be neutral, objective and scientific in their assessment of programmes, the results of evaluation are inherently political -- and are used by politicians, programme administrators, special interest groups and other stakeholders for.

the program under evaluation. The measured outcomes thus may have been influenced by the actions of other agencies and actors at the national, regional and local levelAuthor: Evert Vedung. Program Evaluation: Embedding Evaluation into Program Design and Development provides an in-depth examination of the foundations, methods, and relevant issues in the field of an emphasis on an embedded approach, where evaluation is an explicit part of a program that leads to the refinement of the program, students will learn how to conduct.

Policy Evaluation Versus Program Evaluation. Although policy evaluation and program evaluation have many similarities, there are some important differences as well.

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The essays in the book are held to throw new light on each of these questions, but special attention is devoted to the first: that is, the conceptual, methodological, bureaucratic, political, and organizational factors that hinder sound : Peter H.

Rossi, Walter Williams. Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, by Peter H. Rossi, Mark W. Lipsey, and Gary T. Henry, is the best-selling comprehensive introduction to the field of program evaluation, covering the range of evaluation research activities used in appraising the design, implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of social programs.

Evaluation domains are. Evaluation Practice 9: 3, Download Citation If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your : Anna Madison. The Politics of Evaluation Weiss refers to evaluation research as a rational enterprise.

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The Political Context of Evaluation Introduction Politics and Evaluation Where Politics and Evaluation Research Meet Evaluation Politics and the Policy Cycle Linking Program Evaluation to User Needs Evaluation's Political Inherency Practical Considerations for Design and Use What Should Evaluation Mean to Implementation.

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