Getting Inside the Story: Ethnographic Approaches to Evaluation

Source: 
GrantCraft (Ford Foundation)

Date

2006

Case Study Sector

Management

To get insight into a complex community, problem or process of change, sometimes you need to look beyond conventional research or evaluation methods. Ethnography is a powerful way to  step inside the culture of an organization or community, hear ongoing feedback from multiple points of view, and understand a program's real impact. In this guide, learn about ethnography's benefits and pitfalls, and see how grantmakers use the method to document, evaluate and improve approaches to youth engagement, HIV education, and neighborhood policing.

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Keyword

  • Field Building
  • Evaluation

Region

  • Northern America

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