?One of the clearest and most forceful statements about the so-called naturalistic approaches to evaluation. The authors have developed a model that provides both theoretically sound and highly practical advice to evaluators and consumers of evaluation information.?Choice
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Comparing Evaluation Models
Emergence of Responsive Evaluation
Determining Merit and Worth
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