The challenge of studying evalutation theory

Jean A. King

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This chapter discusses why evaluation as a field has not systematically studied its own theory and then examines the Christie research in detail to highlight its procedures and assumptions and the challenge of translating such theory into practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-68
Number of pages12
JournalNew Directions for Evaluation
Issue number97
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


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