ERIC Number: EJ598387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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A Framework for Characterizing the Practice of Evaluation, with Application to Empowerment Evaluation.
Smith, Nick L.
Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation/La Revue canadienne d'evaluation de programme, p39-68 1999
Proposes a framework for characterizing evaluation approaches that consists of the following aspects: context, purpose and social role, phenomena of interest, procedural rules, methods of justification, and sanctions. Illustrates the framework through its application to the debate over the theory and practice of empowerment evaluation. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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