Table of contents for Experimental political science and the study of causality : from nature to the lab / Rebecca B. Morton, Kenneth C. Williams.


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Part I. Introduction: 1. The advent of experimental political science; Part II. Experimental Reasoning about Causality: 2. Experiments and causal relations; 3. The causal inference problem and the Rubin causal model; 4. Controlling observables and unobservables; 5. Randomization and pseudo-randomization; 6. Formal theory and causality; Part III. What Makes a Good Experiment?: 7. Validity and experimental manipulations; 8. Location, artificiality, and related design issues; 9. Choosing subjects; 10. Subjects' motivations; 11. History of codes of ethics and human subjects research; 12. Ethical decision making and political science experiments; 13. Deception in experiments; 14. The future of experimental political science; 15. Appendix: the experimentalist's to do list.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Political science -- Methodology.
Political science -- Research.
Thought experiments.