A realist theory of evaluation practice

Melvin M. Mark, Gary T. Henry, George Julnes

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Some of the essential points of applying emergent realist theory to practice are sketched in this chapter. First a running conversation is offered to explain emergent realist evaluation; then an example pre-proposal highlights important aspects of practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-32
Number of pages30
JournalNew Directions for Evaluation
Issue number78
StatePublished - Jun 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research


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