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Fox, Chris and Grimm, Robert and Caldeira, Rute (2016) An introduction to evaluation. London: Sage .


Drawing upon a wide range of examples from policy areas like education, criminal justice, and health and social care, this book showcases how evaluation is an interdisciplinary research practice with a spectrum of applications. Each chapter contains philosophical underpinnings and applied knowledge as well as examples from published evaluations. 

Specific topics include how to: 

  • Choose an approach to evaluation
  • Plan, design, and conduct evaluations
  • Approach evaluations using theories of change
  • Differentiate between process, impact, and economic evaluations
  • Understand the role of quantitative and qualitative methods in data collection
  • Use systematic reviews and other tools to assess and disseminate evaluation findings

From getting started in the field to turning evidence into policy, this book will guide you through every step of the evaluation process.

Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
All substances
Date
2016
Call No
RR
Pages
328 p.
Publisher
Sage
Place of Publication
London
ISBN
1473987806, 9781473987807
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 5418 (Available)

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