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Encyclopedia of Evaluation

Chronicles the development of the field—its history, key figures, theories, approaches, and goals. Covers professional practice as well as academia. Examines evaluation as a practice (methods, techniques, roles, people), as a profession (professional obligations, shared knowledge, ethical imperatives, events, places) and as a discipline (theories and models of evaluation, ontological and epistemological issues). International coverage includes Afghanistan, Belgium, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Israel, Netherlands, Niger, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, and Uganda.

Key Themes
• Concepts, Evaluation
• Concepts, Methodological
• Concepts, Philosophical
• Concepts, Social Science
• Ethics and Standards
• Evaluation Approaches and Models
• Evaluation around the World, Stories
• Evaluation Planning
• Evaluation Theory
• Laws and Legislation
• Organizations
• People
• Publications
• Qualitative Methods
• Quantitative Methods
• Representation, Reporting, Communicating
• Systems
• Technology
• Utilization

Sandra Mathison, ed. Available through SAGE Knowledge.

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Coverage:2004 ed.