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- Theories in technology evaluation
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- 1 Theories, paradigms and evaluation
- 1.1 Theories of assessment and evaluation
- 1.2 Methodological issues for evaluation
- 1.3 An alternative perspective on causality
- 1.4 Theory in assessment and evaluation
- 1.5 Whose theories?
- 2 Stakeholders and evaluation
- 3 Politics, assessment and evaluation
- 4 Ethics, validity, credibility and trust
- 5 Conclusion
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Theories in Technology Evaluation
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