Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Magenta Book – HM Treasury guidance on evaluation for Central Government (UK)

Friday, April 13th, 2012

27 April 2011 "The Magenta Book is HM Treasury guidance on evaluation for Central Government, but will also be useful for all policy makers, including in local government, charities and the voluntary sectors. It sets out the key issues to consider when designing and managing evaluations, and the presentation and interpretation of ...

An introduction to systematic reviews

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Book publishedin March 2012, by Sage. Authors: David Gough, Sandy Oliver, James Thomas Read Chapter One pdf: Introducing systematic reviews Contents: 1. Introducing Systematic Reviews David Gough, Sandy Oliver and James Thomas 2. Stakeholder Perspectives and Participation in Reviews Rebecca Rees and Sandy Oliver 3. Commonality and Diversity in Reviews David Gough and James Thomas 4. Getting Started with ...

Social Psychology and Evaluation

Friday, January 13th, 2012

by Melvin M. Mark PhD (Editor), Stewart I. Donaldson PhD (Editor), Bernadette Campbell PhD (Editor) Guilford Press, May 2011. Available on Google Books. Book burb "This compelling work brings together leading social psychologists and evaluators to explore the intersection of these two fields and how their theory, practices, and research findings ...

Diversity and Complexity

Monday, January 9th, 2012

by Scott Page, 2011. Available on Google Books Princeton University Press, 14/07/2011 - 296 pages Abstract: This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and structures. Diversity ...