DIGEST OF SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS

DIGEST OF SOCIAL EXPERIMENTS

by David H. Greenberg, Mark Shroder, Mark Shroder
     
 

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This revised and updated edition of the Digest of Social Experiments documents 240 completed and 21 ongoing social experiments. In addition to the findings, each summary details target populations, policies tested, experimental designs and related issues, sites, key staff, sources of further information, and public access to the data. The authors also discuss the… See more details below

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This revised and updated edition of the Digest of Social Experiments documents 240 completed and 21 ongoing social experiments. In addition to the findings, each summary details target populations, policies tested, experimental designs and related issues, sites, key staff, sources of further information, and public access to the data. The authors also discuss the theory and practice of social experimentation, the reasons for conducting social experiments, the ethical issues, and nonexperimental methodologies that have been proposed as substitutes. They examine the uses of social experiments in the policy process, and offer a brief history of social experimentation.

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ISBN-13:
9780877667223
Publisher:
Urban Institute Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
85.00(w) x 10.75(h) x 1.25(d)

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