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Author Saxe, Leonard.

Title Social experiments : methods for design and evaluation / Leonard Saxe, Michelle Fine ; introduction by Donald T. Campbell
Published Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, [1981]
©1981

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 W'PONDS  301.072073 Sax  AVAILABLE
Description 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Sage library of social research ; v. 131
Sage library of social research ; v. 131
Contents Introduction: Getting ready for the experimenting society / Donald T. Campbell -- Section I: Social experimentation and society -- 1. Perspectives on social experimentation -- Section II: Social experiments: principles -- 2. Social experimentation and science -- 3. The design of social experiments -- 4. The measurement of social behavior and structural change -- 5. Analyzing social experiments -- Section III: Social experiments: practice -- 6. The varieties of practice -- 7. Collaboration in the design of social experiments -- 8. Measurement practice -- 9. Utilizing the results of social experimentation -- Section IV: Conclusion -- 10. Promise and problems of social experiments
Analysis United States Social sciences Research Methodology
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 243-256
Subject Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- United States.
Social policy -- United States.
Sociology -- Research -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
Author Fine, Michelle.
LC no. 81013606
ISBN 0803917104
0803917112