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PUB-5009: Public Program Evaluation

Week 8 Resources

The Social and Political Context of Evaluation

Rossi, P. H., Lipsey, M. W., & Henry, G. T. (2019). The social and political context of evaluation. In Evaluation: A systematic approach (pp. 291-315). SAGE.

Chapter 12 of this book discusses elements of the social context for program evaluation and considers the future impacts on the discipline.

Access your Redshelf book in the Getting Started module of the course or click on Bookshelf in the top navigation bar of the course.

Tedtalks: David R. Williams—How Racism Makes Us Sick

Films Media Group. (2017). Tedtalks: David R. Williams—how racism makes us sick. Films On Demand. 

This video presents insights about the impacts of inequality on society, which will inform program evaluation in the future.