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Government for you (EGOV4U): a realist evaluation of "success" and "failure"

Horrocks, Ivan (2013). Government for you (EGOV4U): a realist evaluation of "success" and "failure". In: 16th International Association for Critical Realism Conference, 28-30 Jul 2013, Nottingham, UK, International Association for Critical Realism/Nottingham University Business School, pp. 91–108.

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‘eGovernment for You’ (EGOV4U) was a European Commission (EC) funded project developed to pilot models of multi-channel, public and community e-services designed to tackle social exclusion and disadvantage through a range of initiatives delivered by five project partners from a variety of European countries. Project evaluation employed a theory driven approach and the use of mixed methods for data capture and analysis. This paper employs the realist CMO (context+mechanism = outcome) approach to evaluate EGOV4U and produce an analysis of some of the key generative mechanisms, causal powers and contiguous contexts relevant to participants in a large-scale, trans-national development project.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 The Author
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Egovernment for You (EGOV4U)Not SetEuropean Commission
Keywords: evaluation; critical realism; egovernment; EGOV4U
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 39305
Depositing User: Ivan Horrocks
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2014 11:25
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2018 17:18
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