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Evidence-based policy [electronic resource] :a realist perspective / Ray Pawson.

By: Pawson, Ray, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 196 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781847878199 (electronic bk.); 1847878199 (electronic bk.); 9781849209120 (ebook); 184920912X (ebook); 9781412910590 (cased); 1412910595 (cased); 9781412910606 (pbk.); 1412910609 (pbk.).Subject(s): Policy sciences -- Methodology | Sciences de la politique -- M�ethodologie | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- General | Policy sciences -- MethodologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 320.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Evidence-based policy : the promise of systematic review -- Realist methodology : the building blocks of evidence -- Systematic obfuscation : a critical analysis of the meta-analytic approach -- Realist synthesis : new protocols for systematic review -- Reviewing implementation processes : Megan's Law -- Reviewing inner mechanisms : youth mentoring -- Reviewing outer contexts : naming and shaming -- Conclusion: Flying 'the tattered flag of enlightenment'.
Summary: In this important book, Ray Pawson examines the recent spread of evidence-based policy across the Western world. He examines the methodological assumptions that lie behind this drive for government departments, academic research projects and NGOs to adopt an evidence-based approach.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Evidence-based policy : the promise of systematic review -- Realist methodology : the building blocks of evidence -- Systematic obfuscation : a critical analysis of the meta-analytic approach -- Realist synthesis : new protocols for systematic review -- Reviewing implementation processes : Megan's Law -- Reviewing inner mechanisms : youth mentoring -- Reviewing outer contexts : naming and shaming -- Conclusion: Flying 'the tattered flag of enlightenment'.

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In this important book, Ray Pawson examines the recent spread of evidence-based policy across the Western world. He examines the methodological assumptions that lie behind this drive for government departments, academic research projects and NGOs to adopt an evidence-based approach.

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