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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Endowments -- Evaluation.,
  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Evaluation.,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Marc T. Braverman, Norman A. Constantine, Jana Kay Slater ; foreword by Richard T. Schlosberg III.
ContributionsBraverman, Marc T., Constantine, Norman, 1951-, Slater, Jana Kay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV16 .F68 2004, HV16 .F68 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationlxii, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18226313M
ISBN 100787970778
LC Control Number2004014546

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