Evaluation Research: An Introduction to Principles, Methods and Practice
Alan Clarke (Author)
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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.
About the Author
Alan Clarke is a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Surrey and is Course Director of the MSc degree in Social Research. Ruth Dawson is with Education Services in Southampton City Council.
- Contributor: Alan Clarke
- Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
- ISBN13: 9780761950943
- Number of Pages: 224
- Packaged Dimensions: 156x234mm
- Packaged Weight: 470
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
- Release Date: 1999-09-29
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Alan Clarke is a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Surrey and is Course Director of the MSc degree in Social Research. Ruth Dawson is with Education Services in Southampton City Council.