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Author Greenberg, David H.

Title The digest of social experiments / David Greenberg and Mark Shroder.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Urban Institute Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  361.61 G829d 2004    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xx, 498 p. ; 28 cm.
Summary "Contains brief summaries of 240 known completed social experiments. Each summary outlines the cost and time frame of the demonstration, the treatments tested, outcomes of interest, sample sizes and target populations, research components, major findings, important methodological limitations and design issues encountered, and other relevant topics. In addition, very brief outlines of 21 experiments and one quasi experiment still in progress [as of April 2003] are also provided"--p. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An overview of social experimentation and the Digest -- Public assistance recipients : AFDC and TANF -- Public assistance recipients : food stamps and Medicaid -- Firms and organizations -- Middle-class and employee populations -- Low-income households (general) -- Lower-income homeowners -- Low-income children and their families -- Low-income youth -- Low-income single/teen parents -- Unemployed workers -- Homeless people -- Charged/convicted individuals -- Substance abusers -- Frail elderly -- Nonelderly people with disabilities -- Multiple groups -- Africa -- Asia-Pacific -- Canada -- Continental Europe -- Latin America -- United Kingdom -- The social experiment market -- A postscript.
Subject United States -- Social policy.
Evaluation research (Social action programs).
Public welfare administration.
Human services.
Added Author Shroder, Mark.
ISBN 0877667225 (alk. paper)
9780877667223 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 260710741

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