Evaluation by Peter H. Rossi
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A Systematic Approach 7th Revised edition

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Evaluation by Peter H. Rossi

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Relied on by over 90,000 readers as the text on how to design, implement, and appraise the utility of social programs through the use of evaluation methods, Evaluation, 7th Edition has been completely revised to include the latest techniques and approaches to evaluation as well as guidelines for how evaluations should be tailored to fit programs and social contexts. Plus, throughout this new edition, there is more focus on evaluation diagnostic procedures. New to this Edition: - The four chapters on impact assessment have been completely revised to give more attention to outcome measurement - An at-length discussion of program theory, including a section about detecting program effects and interpreting their practical significance. - Augmented and updated discussion of major evaluation designs - A detailed exposition of meta-analysis as an approach to the synthesis of evaluation studies - Consideration of alternative approaches to evaluation - Many examples of successful evaluations - Discussion of the political and social contexts of evaluation activities. In addition, the entire text has been edited to make it more compact and readable, and the key concepts and glossary sections have been restructured for ease of use.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761908944
ISBN-10: 0761908943
Format: Hardback
(232mm x 187mm x 25mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Thinking About Program Evaluation by Peter H. Rossi Thinking About Program Evaluation, Paperback (November 1998)

Through the use of specific examples to illustrate evaluation research goals and methods, this book provides readers with an overview of the science and politics of evaluation research. The Second Edition includes coverage of meta-analysis, selection models and instrumental variables.

Down and Out in America by Peter H. Rossi Down and Out in America, Paperback (February 1991)

The most accurate and comprehensive picture of homelessness to date, this study offers a powerful explanation of its causes, proposes short-and long-term solutions, and documents the striking contrasts between the homeless of the 1950s and 1960s and the contemporary population, which is younger and contains more women, children, and blacks.

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