5 edition of Values in Evaluation and Social Research found in the catalog.
August 3, 1999
by Sage Publications, Inc
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about the. Brief 1: Overview of Policy Evaluation “Policy evaluation uses a range of research methods to. systematically investigate the effectiveness of policy interventions, implementation and processes, and to determine their merit, worth, or value in terms of improving the social and economic conditions of different stakeholders.” 3.
research projects. In fact, some researchers consider this aspect of research as an afterthought. Yet, the moral integrity of the researcher is a critically important aspect of ensuring that the research process and a researcher’s findings are trust - worthy and valid. The term ethics derives from the Greek word ethos, meaning “character.” To. Evaluation utilizes many of the same methodologies used in traditional social research, but because evaluation takes place within a political and organizational context, it requires group skills, management ability, political dexterity, sensitivity to multiple stakeholders and other skills that social research in general does not rely on as much.
Human rights and social and economic justice Research-informed practice and practice-informed research Social policy practice The processes involved in doing social work Social workers are expected to be knowl-edgeable about the value base of the profes-sion. How might the fundamental values of the social work profes-sion be reflected in and. Social research Meaning and definition Society is an organized group of persons associated together with shared objective, norms and values pertain to the society. People have social life and social process. Research is systematic and organized effort to investigate a specific problem that needs a solution. It contributes to the.
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"This book, as the title promises, unfurls the concept of value in the practice of program evaluation. The editors go well beyond recognizing that all data gathering and description are value laden and that all evaluators have value commitments shaping thei designs. They examine the ethical and political burdens accompanying any evaluation Cited by: " Values in Evaluation is a breakthrough book that will change the way evaluators think about the relationship between facts and values.
Using the tools of philosophy and insights from evaluation practice, the authors attack the inconsistencies in current thinking about the interplay. The authors use the tools of philosophy and the insights from evaluation practice to cut through current confusion about values and the interplay of facts and values.
Four views of facts and values in evaluation are analyzed: those rooted in a fact-value dichotomy and those of radical constructivists, postmodernists, and deliberative democrats.
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SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. Values in Evaluation and Social Research Using the tools of philosophy and the insights from evaluation practice this book examines the concept of values in program evaluation.
Dec 03, · Evaluation Research: An Introduction to Principles, Methods and Practice [Alan Clarke] on hankins-farms.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Providing students and practitioners with a comprehensive introduction to evaluation research, this book shows how social research methods and methodologies can be applied in a variety of evaluation hankins-farms.com by: Social Work Research and Evaluation: Foundations in Human Rights and Social Justice CHAPTER OUTLINE Background 2 Social Work and Its Scientific Roots 2 Definitions 2 Functions of Science and Research in Social Work 3 Research and Social Work’s Core Values 4 The History of Social Work and Research: Evidence and the Altruistic Imagination 4.
This book is the longest standing and most widely adopted text in the field of social work research and evaluation. Since the first edition init has been designed to provide beginning social work students the basic methodological foundation they need in order to successfully completemore advanced research courses that focus on single-system designs or program evaluations.
The other, equally important, component of Weber's argument, alongside value neutrality, is that social research must be value-relevant. Following neo-Kantian philosophy, particularly that of Rickert, Weber argued that, unlike natural science, social research focuses on describing and explaining individual phenomena, rather than on producing knowledge of universal laws.
The anticipated benefits that can justify human research consist of direct benefits to the research participant, and societal benefits, also called social value. In first-in-human research, no. In the new edition of Introduction to Social Research, Keith Punch takes a fresh look at the entire research process, from formulating a research question to writing up your research.
Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book focuses on matching research questions to appropriate methods. I n discussions of social work ethics, the term ‘values approach to ethical evaluation is helpful in that it starts with the case and advocates Connecting communities through research is Author: Sarah Jane Banks.
A second reason that measuring social value is hard is that, in many of the most important fields of social action—such as crime prevention, childcare, and schooling—people do not agree about what the desired outcome should be.
In other words, the public argues not only about social value, but also about social values. i Preface This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related.
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Known as the gold standard for research methods, the book offers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social hankins-farms.coms: 1.
According to the eight principles of “What makes research ethical”, the social value of research is the ultimate improvement in health. “Clinical research has instrumental value because it generates knowledge that leads to improvement in health.
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the core values of the profession as “service, social justice, dignity, worth of the person, importance of relationships, integrity and competence” (NASW, ). The previous chapter reviewed the value of privacy, while this chapter examines the value and importance of health research.
As noted in the introduction to Chapter 2, the committee views privacy and health research as complementary hankins-farms.comy, society should strive to facilitate both for the benefit of individuals as well as the hankins-farms.com by: 2. Aug 07, · Coherent with social work values, action research supports the self-determination of oppressed groups and privileges their voice and understanding through the conceptualization, design, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination processes of research.
There are many excellent examples of action hankins-farms.com: Matthew DeCarlo.Social research is a research conducted by social scientists following a systematic plan.
Social research methodologies can be classified as quantitative and qualitative. Quantitative designs approach social phenomena through quantifiable evidence, and often rely on statistical analysis of many cases to create valid and reliable general claims.
Related to quantity. Qualitative designs emphasize understanding of .Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers development and implementation, education, and research and evaluation.
Social workers seek to enhance the capacity of people to address their own needs. Social The Code identifies core values on which social .