Empowerment evaluation as evaluation ideology

Nick L. Smith

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Abstract

As with many forms of evaluation, empowerment evaluation can be viewed as an ideology that promotes a particular set of social and professional values. Judging the quality and utility of empowerment evaluation thus requires a critical appraisal of the implications of adopting those values.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-178
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Evaluation
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007

Keywords

  • Empowerment evaluation
  • Evaluation
  • Ideology
  • Theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Social Psychology
  • Health(social science)
  • Education
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Strategy and Management

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