Realistic Evaluation shows how programme evaluation needs to be, and can be bettered. It presents a profound yet highly readable critique of current evaluation practice, and goes on to introduce a `manifesto' and `handbook' for a fresh approach.
The main body of this book is devoted to the articulation of a new evaluation paradigm, which promises greater validity and utility from the findings of evaluation studies. The authors call this new approach `realistic evaluation'. The name reflects the paradigm's foundation in scientific realist philosophy, its commitment to the idea that programmes deal with real problems rather than mere social constructions, and its primary intention, which is to inform realistic developm
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ethnographic work they look in detail at the process through which PEP is
implemented and at the experiences of estate ... They look both at the overall
effects of the PEP program and , by carefully monitoring the context and
implementation of ...
... complex outcome pattern , attention had to be paid to the particular context
within which the program was implemented . ... and assiduous monitoring of the
implementation process , permitted the realistic evaluation of this diverse
... to the differences within and between communities . Was there any analysis of
what the individual elements of the program did ? I assume some kind of process
analysis went on which actually monitored the implementation of the program ?