chapter  7
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The Extended National Youth Sports Program (ENYSP): A Formative Evaluation

This case study is a good illustration of the policy research challenges

posed by a social program with broad, long-term goals and objectives.’

How can policy researchers evaluate the effectiveness of such a program

in the present? In this case, policy research focused on proximate indica­

tors of program success and effectiveness, using primarily qualitative data

collection and analysis techniques.