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Published by Kluwer-Nijhoff, Distributors for North America, Kluwer Boston in Boston, Hingham, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Educational accountability -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementRobert O. Brinkerhoff ... [et al.].
SeriesEvaluation in education and human services series, Evaluation in education and human services.
ContributionsBrinkerhoff, Robert O.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV11 .P739 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3496178M
ISBN 100898381207
LC Control Number82016213

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