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Transformative research and evaluation

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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs),
  • Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology,
  • Social justice

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonna M. Mertens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH62 .M4232 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22527912M
    ISBN 109781593853020, 9781593859855
    LC Control Number2008037876

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