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Social Experiments. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2015)
  • Larry Orr
  • REBECCA A MAYNARD
Abstract
This article reviews the history of social experiments, describes their major features, and discusses the nuances of their design. It also discusses the interpretation of findings and the advantages of this study design.
Keywords
  • Social experiments; research methods; experiments
Publication Date
2015
Editor
B. Wright
Citation Information
Larry Orr and REBECCA A MAYNARD. "Social Experiments. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences" International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/rebecca_maynard/17/