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Functions, Methods and Concepts in Evaluation Research


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Reinhard Stockmann
    Pages 1-7
  3. Reinhard Stockmann
    Pages 8-53
  4. Reinhard Stockmann
    Pages 54-107
  5. Wolfgang Meyer, Reinhard Stockmann
    Pages 108-174
  6. Reinhard Stockmann
    Pages 175-211
  7. Wolfgang Meyer
    Pages 212-264
  8. Wolfgang Meyer
    Pages 265-293
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 294-341

About this book


By explaining the role of evaluation in modern societies and its historical development in the USA and Europe this book highlights the scientific roots of Evaluation and offers an overview of its fundamental theories and concepts. The process of collecting, analyzing and interpreting is explored giving an insight into the course of an evaluation.


development environment Europe evaluation information research USA

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Evaluation, Sociological DepartmentUniversity of SaarlandGermany

About the authors

Wolfgang Meyer is Senior Researcher and Vice-Director at the Center for Evaluation, Saarland University, Germany.
Reinhard Stockmann is the Chair for Sociology and Director of the Center for Evaluation, Saarland University, Germany.

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