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3.4: References, Key Terms and Concepts

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    Bruhn, John G. and Howard M. Rebach. 2007. Sociological Practice: Intervention and Social Change. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Springer.

    Lindblom, Charles E. and David K. Cohen. 1979. Usable Knowledge: Social Science and Social Problem Solving. New Have: Yale University Press.

    Steele, Stephen F. and Jammie Price. 2008. Applied Sociology: Terms, Topics, Tools, and Tasks. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth.

    Viola, Judah J. and Susan Dvorak McMahon. 2010. Consulting and Evaluation with Nonprofit and Community-based Organizations. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

    Key Terms and Concepts


    Baseline data

    Clinical approach

    Community based approach

    Comprehensive intervention

    Continual improvement


    Formative evaluation

    Human ecology approach


    Indicated level of intervention

    Life cycle approach

    Outcome objectives


    Process objectives

    Process of intervention


    Selective level of intervention

    Social norms approach

    Social systems approach

    Summative evaluation

    Universal level of intervention

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