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" The United States and other modern nations should be ready for an experimental approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs are effective,... "
Evidence-Based Policy: A Realist Perspective - Page 1
by Ray Pawson - 2006 - 208 pages
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Report of a National Conference on Home Start and Other Programs for Parents ...

United States. Office of Child Development - Child development - 1976 - 96 pages
...approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple, imperfect criteria available." I assert to you here today that...
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Policy Studies and the Social Sciences

Stuart S. Nagel - Political Science - 315 pages
...approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect criteria available."14 Like another famous psychologist,...
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Head Start in the 1980's: Review and Recommendations ; a Report Requested by ...

Susan Muenchow - Children with social disabilities - 1980 - 60 pages
...Donald Campbell (l969). That approach involves trying out "new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect criteria available" (p. 409). It is Head Start's evaluation...
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Handbook of Human Intelligence

Robert J. Sternberg, Dr Robert J Sternberg, PhD PhD - Medical - 1982 - 1031 pages
...approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect criteria available. |P. 409] In our opinion, Head...
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Methodology and Epistemology for Social Sciences: Selected Papers

Donald T. Campbell - Social Science - 1988 - 609 pages
...approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect criteria available. Our readiness for this stage is...
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Early Childhood Policy and Research: Selected Papers from the OMEP 1989 ...

K. Sylva - Education - 1990 - 142 pages
...proposed: ... an experimental approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs .... and in which we retain, imitate, modify or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect eriteria available (Campbell. l969, p. 409). This...
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Foundations of Program Evaluation: Theories of Practice

William R. Shadish, Thomas D. Cook, Laura C. Leviton - Social Science - 1991 - 529 pages
...which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we leam whetheror not these programs are effective, and in which we retain, imitate, modify or discard them on the hasis of their apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect criteria available. Our readiness for...
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Head Start and Beyond: A National Plan for Extended Childhood Intervention

Edward Zigler, Sally J. Styfco - Education - 1995 - 155 pages
...sciences. He envisioned a nation prepared to "try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness" (1969, 409). Title I has certainly been a social experiment that has shaped...
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Children, Families, and Government: Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

Edward F. Zigler, Sharon Lynn Kagan, Nancy W. Hall - Political Science - 1996 - 439 pages
...experimental approach to social reform, an approach in which we try out new programs designed to cure social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness on the multiple imperfect criteria available, (p. 261) the conditions under...
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Public Policy and Program Evaluation

E. Vedung - Political Science - 336 pages
...approach to social reform, an approach for which we try out new programs designed to cure specific social problems, in which we learn whether or not these programs...retain, imitate, modify, or discard them on the basis of apparent effectiveness.1 Campbell's staunch advocacy of experimental politics belongs to a larger,...
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