|aEvaluating communication for development :|ba framework for social change /|cby June Lennie and Jo Tacchi.
|aMilton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ;|aNew York :|bRoutledge,|c2013.
|axvi, 189 p. :|b ill. ;|c 26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -175) and index.
|aMachine generated contents note: The need for the framework -- Communication for development -- C4D in the United Nations -- Evaluation -- Social change -- Participation -- Participation and sustainability -- Origins of the framework and its principles -- Development of the principles and framework -- Ensuring rigour in evaluation and sustainable development -- How the book is organized -- Overview of the framework -- The framework components in more detail -- Comparison with other frameworks and approaches -- Conclusion -- Challenges in moving beyond dominant approaches to evaluating C4D -- The value of systems and complexity approaches to evaluation -- A systems perspective -- Complexity theory -- Distinguishing between simple, complicated and complex problems -- Critical approaches to understanding and evaluating social change -- A focus on power relations, gender and social norms -- Conclusion -- Context and structure -- Institutional and country-level challenges -- Attitudes and policies of funders and management -- Challenges in conceptualizing, outsourcing and managing research and evaluation -- Challenges in assessing impacts and outcomes of C4D -- Overcoming the challenges: key trends in C4D evaluation -- New conceptualizations of evaluation and shifts in evaluation practice -- Conclusion -- Understanding and defining evaluation capacity development -- The need for an alternative approach to evaluation capacity development -- Towards a holistic approach to evaluation capacity development -- A holistic approach to organizational capacity development -- The value of participatory methodologies for evaluation capacity development -- Challenges and issues in evaluation capacity development -- Strategies for effective and sustainable evaluation capacity development -- Conclusion -- Definitions of key terms -- Key approaches and methodologies for evaluating C4D -- Key C4D evaluation methods -- Indicators -- Conclusion -- Key features and benefits of the framework for evaluating C4D -- Challenges, issues and contradictions -- Strategies proposed to address these challenges and issues -- Implementing the framework for evaluating C4D -- Looking to the future.
|aCommunication in community development|x Evaluation.