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This book provides an accessible overview of the process and problems in the evaluation of programs serving abused women. The authors cover general issues in evaluation as well as the process of collaborating with both funding agencies and community-based agencies. They place evaluation within a political and historical context that informs service providers of the broader issues raised by evaluation. This book is unique in its inclusion of the role of evaluation in the continued development of the anti-rape and battered women's movement in the United States. It also includes measurement tools for the most commonly offered services that have been developed and field tested with 87 domestic violence and sexual assault agencies.
|Publication date:||18th September 2002|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Social welfare & social services,|
Stephanie Riger is Professor of Psychology and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago She is the recipient of the American Psychological Association's Division 27 award for Distinguished Contributions to Research and Theory and a two-time winner of the Association for Women in Psychology's Distinguished Publication Award. She is author of Transforming Psychology: Gender in Theory and Practice (Oxford University Press, 2000) as well as numerous journal articles and other books. Her current research focuses on the impact of welfare reform on intimate violence, and the evaluation of domestic violence and sexual assault services. Larry Bennett is Associate ...More About Stephanie Riger