Published January 19, 2005
by Policy Press .
Written in English
|Contributions||David Taylor (Editor), Susan Balloch (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||261|
1. Politics in evaluation Politically responsive evaluation in high stakes environments. The nature of evaluation settings often place evaluators in a position of having to balance stakeholder needs with technical feasibility (Greene, ).To negotiate these demands many evaluation theories offer guidelines for practicing by: 8. Evaluation has become a central tool in the development of contemporary social policy. Its widespread popularity is based on the need to provide evidence of the effectiveness of policies and programmes. This book sees evaluation as an inherently political activity, as much about forms of governance as scientific practice. "The Welfare Experiments makes a major contribution to the literature not just on welfare policy, but also on the politics of the policy process and public administration. This is a serious, sobering look at one of the most important periods in American policymaking by: Evaluation and politics are related in a number of ways. While programme evaluators have traditionally tried to be neutral, objective and scientific in their assessment of programmes, the results of evaluation are inherently political -- and are used by politicians, programme administrators, special interest groups and other stakeholders for political purposes.
The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Hardcover – Febru out of 5 stars ratings. See all 5 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged. $ Read with Our Free App. Free with your Audible trial. $ 58 Used from $ 34 New from $ 1 Collectible from $/5(69). Evaluation and politics are related in a number of ways. While programme evaluators have traditionally tried to be neutral, objective and scientific in their assessment of programmes, the results of evaluation are inherently political — and are used by politicians, programme administrators, special interest groups and other stakeholders for political : The Evaluation of Politics and the Politics of Evaluation This paper, written by Chris Roche and Linda Kelly for the Development Leadership Program (DLP), argues for the use of a mixed methods approach to monitoring and evaluation of programs that 'work politically'. Least I neglect to include those authors who ascribe to the naturalistic approaches, Guba and Lincoln talk about the politics of evaluation (pp. ) in their volume, Effective Evaluation. The political aspects of evaluation have been part of the field for a long time.
evaluation, that is, with being a Stage Two theorist—Will Shadish et al. in their book Foundations of Program Evaluation. EP is indebted to Dr. Weiss for writing an "update" to the article, entitled "Politics and Evaluation: A Reprise . Book January Political evaluation is the a nalysis of social activit y and behaviour relating t o. esse ntial freedoms such as the right to participate in politics : Emmanuel Remi Aiyede. Nevertheless, Geva-May and Pal (), describing the differences about policy evaluation and policy analysis, argue that evaluation is a subset or phase of policy analysis that is primarily research-oriented. Evaluation of a public policy tries to provide answers to causal questions, like impact or efficiency. evaluation studies have had a noticeable ef-fect on the making and remaking of public policy" (Weiss, , p. 40), and second, that "only with sensitivity to the politics of evaluation research can the evaluator be as strategically useful as he should be" (Weiss, , p. 38). Thus, the lack of evaluation use was beginning both to be recognized as.