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ERIC Number: EJ792346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-1097-6736
Encouraging the Flight of Error: Ethical Standards, Evidence Standards, and Randomized Trials
Boruch, Robert
New Directions for Evaluation, n113 p55-73 Spr 2007
Thomas Jefferson recognized the value of reason and scientific experimentation in the eighteenth century. This chapter extends the idea in contemporary ways to standards that may be used to judge the ethical propriety of randomized trials and the dependability of evidence on effects of social interventions.
Jossey Bass. Available from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774. Tel: 800-825-7550; Tel: 201-748-6645; Fax: 201-748-6021; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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