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Six key findings on the use of theories of change in international development

Valters, Craig (2014) Six key findings on the use of theories of change in international development. Justice and Security Research Programme Blog (18 Aug 2014). Website.

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The Theory of Change approach is becoming a pervasive part of development practice: as an artefact, as a management tool, and increasingly as a common discourse which implementers use to explain and explore their interventions. My new JSRP paper, ‘Theories of Change in international development: communication, learning or accountability?’ seeks to address a critical gap in understanding the actual effects of using a Theory of Change approach in international development work and considers how the approach may be better understood, if its aim is to improve development policy and practice. It does so through an analysis of the emerging findings of a collaboration between the JSRP and The Asia Foundation. Six key findings have emerged from this research:

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2017 08:26
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:41

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