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Revista Reflexiones

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QUESADA GARCIA, David. Importance of the transformative approachof evaluation, as an exercise to orient the construction of public policies. Reflexiones [online]. 2017, vol.96, n.1, pp.57-73. ISSN 1659-2859.

The purpose of this paper is to clarify the role of evaluation in the processes of construction of public policies in contemporary society, since it elaborates a theoretical reflection on elements that must be considered in an integral and interdependent way. Denoting from the revision made the importance of the transforming role and the continuous learning of the action that the evaluation exercises pose, this way, it exposes a proposal of principles to channel and orient the evaluation. In its conclusions, the role of citizenship, the inclusion of the gender perspective, transparency and ethics are highlighted, in order to promote this process in a permanent, transformative way.

Keywords : Public Management; Sociology; Political Science; Emerging Approach; Public Agenda.

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