Bibliographic Details

Evaluating social programs and problems : visions for the new millennium / edited by Stewart I. Donaldson, Michael Scriven ; the Stauffer Symposium on Applied Psychology at the Claremont Colleges.

Meeting name Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology (2001)
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003.
Description 1 online resource (x, 219 pages) : illustrations
Language English
Subject Social service -- Evaluation -- Congresses.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Congresses.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Evaluation research (Social action programs)
Social service -- Evaluation.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Donaldson, Stewart I. (Stewart Ian)
Scriven, Michael.
ISBN 1410606554
Digital file characteristics data file
Notes Proceedings of a symposium held Feb. 24, 2001.
"The Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Today's evaluators are being challenged to help design and evaluate social programs intended to prevent and ameliorate complex social problems in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Drawing upon the knowledge and experience of world-renowned evaluators, the goal of this new book is to provide the most up-to-date theorizing about how to practice evaluation in the new millennium. It features specific examples of evaluations of social programs and problems, including the strengths and weaknesses of the most popular and promising.
Other form Print version: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology (2001). Evaluating social programs and problems. Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003 0805841849