What’s in a mechanism? Development of a key concept in realist evaluation

Dalkin, SM, Greenhalgh, J, Jones, D et al. (2 more authors) (2015) What’s in a mechanism? Development of a key concept in realist evaluation. Implementation Science, 10. 49. ISSN 1748-5908



  • Dalkin, SM
  • Greenhalgh, J
  • Jones, D
  • Cunningham, B
  • Lhussier, M
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Keywords: Realist; Methodology; Palliative care; Realist evaluation; Realist synthesis
  • Accepted: 24 March 2015
  • Published: 16 April 2015
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law (Leeds) > School of Sociology and Social Policy (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2015 14:32
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2019 12:59
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13012-015-0237-x
Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-015-0237-x