Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is the bestselling comprehensive introduction to the field of programme evaluation, covering the range of evaluation research activities used in appraising the design, implementation, effectiveness and efficiency of social programmes. This Eighth Edition includes a new practical chapter on planning an evaluation.
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1. What Is Program Evaluation and Why Is It Needed?
2. Social Problems and Assessing the Need for a Program
3. Assessing Program Theory and Design
4. Assessing Program Process and Implementation
5. Measuring and Monitoring Program Outcomes
6. Impact Evaluation: Isolating the Effects of Social Programs in the Real World
7. Impact Evaluation: Comparison Group Designs
8. Impact Evaluation: Design With Strict Controls on Program Acess
9. Detecting, Interpreting, and Exploring Program Effects
10. Assessing the Economic Efficiency of Programs
11. Planning an Evaluation
12. The Social and Political Context of Evaluation