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Evaluation has long entertained lofty ambitions. Emerging in the 1960s and 1970s as a new discipline and a practice (Michael Scriven calls this a ‘transdiscipline’) program evaluation was born of expansive times. Political and economic contexts have undergone numerous changes since then and evaluators have had to respond methodologically and politically. This series is aimed at documenting the responses, publishing thought and action where we see evaluation ‘advancing’. Volumes may also provide milestone statements helping to chart the pathways being taken by this still emergent discipline.
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Edited by Erica Bowen and Sarah Brown
The aim of this volume is to provide a comprehensive and authoritative overview of issues relating to the evaluation of criminal justice/corrections ‘interventions’ broadly defined. By drawing upon a range of theoretical, cultural and epistemological perspectives with authors from a range of disciplines and countries, this book will provide a unique reference for academics, practitioners and policy-makers. The content outlined below is indicative, and the editors will be happy to receive contributions that are closely aligned to the broad aims of each section, and contributions that cover a single topic or a collection of topics or even topics not listed.
Published July 2012: http://emerald.ehaus2.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781780526447
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