The Experimental Society

The Experimental Society

by Marshall S. Shapo (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412857031
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/30/2015
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Marshall S. Shapo, Frederic P. Vose Professor at Northwestern University School of Law, has studied and written about injury law for fifty years. His published work includes An Injury Law Constitution and Experimenting with the Consumer.

Table of Contents



1 Varieties of Experimentation

2 Major Environmental Experiments

3 Established Products and Activities

4 Red Flags Rising as Products Enter the Market

5 Profiles of Developing Risk

6 Product Images as Lenses for Experiments

7 Experiments Generating Defects

8 Long-Running Public Health Catastrophes

9 Elements of Decision Making

10 Different Kinds of Lawmaking: Experiments in the Workplace Environment

11 Different Kinds of Lawmaking: Consumer Products and Other By-Products

12 Methods and Structures of Responses to Experimentation

13 Cultures of Risk and Experiment

14 Approaches to Risky Experimentation

15 Principles for Decision




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