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Evaluability assessment

a practical approach

by M. F. Smith

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Published by Kluwer Academic, Distributors for North America Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston, Norwell, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [209]-216.

    StatementM.F. Smith ; with a preface by George Mayeske.
    SeriesEvaluation in education and human services series, Evaluation in education and human services.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH62 .S586 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2195864M
    ISBN 100792390369
    LC Control Number89015433


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