Culturally Responsive Approaches to Evaluation

1st Edition

Empirical Implications for Theory and Practice

Jill Anne Chouinard; Fiona Cram
eISBN-13: 9781506368528

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Evaluators have always worked in diverse communities, and the programs they evaluate are designed to address often intractable socio-political and economic issues. Evaluations that explicitly aim to be more responsive to culture and cultural context are, however, a more recent phenomenon. In this book, Jill Anne Chouinard and Fiona Cram utilize a conceptual framework that foregrounds culture in social inquiry, and then uses that framework to analyze empirical studies across three distinct cultural domains of evaluation practice (Western, Indigenous and international development). Culturally Responsive Approaches to Evaluation provide a comparative analysis of these studies and discuss lessons drawn from them in order to help evaluators extend their current thinking and practice. They conclude with an agenda for future research.

ISBNs 9781506368535, 9781506368535, 9781506368528, 1506368522
Language English
Number of Pages 232
Edition 1st