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ERIC Number: EJ525411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-1633
The Political Environment of Evaluation and What It Means for the Development of the Field.
Chelimsky, Eleanor
Evaluation Practice, v16 n3 p215-25 1995
It is time for the field of evaluation to recognize that the ability to serve policy depends as much on what is understood about how politics works as it does on the quality and appropriateness of evaluation methods. Evaluations must be defensible as the political mix changes. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Presidential address given at the International Evaluation Conference (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 1995).