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(PAST EVENT) CECAN Webinar: Demi-Regs and the Characteristics of Realist Evaluation

CECAN Webinar

CECAN Webinar: Demi-Regs and the Characteristics of Realist Evaluation


Thursday 5th December 2019, 16:00 - 17:00 GMT

Presenter: Justin Jagosh, Director for the Centre for Advancement in Realist Evaluation and Synthesis (CARES) 


You are warmly invited to join us for the following CECAN Webinar...


Webinar Overview: 

A demi-regularity, also known as a demi-reg, is a semi-predictable outcome pattern. The demi-reg concept has relevance to fundamental principles in realist evaluation (Pawson and Tilley, 1997) including the context-mechanism-outcome (CMO) configuration and middle-range theorizing. In this webinar, the demi-reg concept will be examined using source material and illustrated using examples. Although the use of the concept is not a pre-requisite for conducting a realist evaluation, it has significant value for understanding and engaging with the analytical characteristics of a realist methodological process.


Session Objectives:

  • To understand the origins and definition of the demi-regularity concept;