Evaluating for Good Practice (Practical Social Work #51) (Paperback)

Evaluating for Good Practice (Practical Social Work #51) By Angela Everitt, Pauline Hardiker Cover Image
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This is book number 51 in the Practical Social Work series.

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With the changing political economy of social welfare, evaluation has become prevalent in the personal social services and voluntary sector organisations. This text argues that rational-technical and pluralist models of evaluation may collude with new managerialism to act as powerful processes of control. Alternative critical models of evaluation, which take account of power, are explored, so as to enable practitioners to take responsibility for evaluating practice, both in order to inhibit poor, or even corrupt, practice, and to promote good practice.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780333599679
ISBN-10: 0333599675
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: January 24th, 1996
Pages: 223
Language: English
Series: Practical Social Work