Evaluating Domestic Violence Initiatives

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Parmar, Alpa; Sampson, Alice;

This paper critiques the approach of identifying ‘best practice’ projects and discusses the problem with simply transferring projects into different contexts. The argument is illustrated by explaining the evaluation process of three domestic violence projects which all ... View more
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