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  • The Science of Evaluation

    A Realist Manifesto

    by Ray Pawson ...
    Evaluation researchers are tasked with providing the evidence to guide programme building and to assess its outcomes. As such, they labour under the highest expectations - bringing independence and objectivity to policy making. They face huge challenges, given the complexity of modern interventions and the politicised backdrop to all of their investigations. They have responded with a huge ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • The Science of Evaluation

    A Realist Manifesto

    by Ray Pawson ...
    Evaluation researchers are tasked with providing the evidence to guide programme building and to assess its outcomes. As such, they labour under the highest expectations - bringing independence and objectivity to policy making. They face huge challenges, given the complexity of modern interventions and the politicised backdrop to all of their investigations. They have responded with a huge ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

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