ERIC Number: EJ762788
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 29
Empowerment Evaluation as Evaluation Ideology
Smith, Nick L.
American Journal of Evaluation, v28 n2 p169-178 2007
As with many forms of evaluation, empowerment evaluation can be viewed as an ideology that promotes a particular set of social and professional values. Judging the quality and utility of empowerment evaluation thus requires a critical appraisal of the implications of adopting those values.
Descriptors: Ideology, Program Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Empowerment, Evaluative Thinking, Hermeneutics, Evaluation Research
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