Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-06-30
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr

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This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of how political scientists have used experiments to transform their field of study.

Table of Contents

Experimentation in political science
Designing Experiments:
Experiments: an introduction to core concepts
Internal and external validity
Students as experimental participants: a defense of the 'narrow data base'
Economics vs. psychology experiments: stylization, incentives, and deception
The Development of Experiments in Political Science:
Laboratory experiments in political science
Experiments and game theory's value to political science
The logic and design of the survey experiment: an autobiography of a methodological innovation
Field experiments in political science
Decision Making:
Attitude change experiments in political science
Conscious and unconscious information processing with implications for experimental political science
Political knowledge
Vote Choice, Candidate Evaluations, and Turnout:
Candidate impressions and evaluations
Media and politics
Candidate advertisements
Voter mobilization
Interpersonal Relations:
Trust and social exchange
An experimental approach to citizen deliberation Christopher
Social networks and political context
Identity, Ethnicity, and Politics:
Candidate gender and experimental political science
Racial identity and experimental methodology
The determinants and political consequences of prejudice Vincent
Politics from the perspective of minority populations
Institutions and Behavior:
Experimental contributions to collective-action theory
Legislative voting and cycling
Electoral systems and strategic voting (laboratory election experiments
Experimental research on democracy and development
Elite Bargaining:
Coalition experiments
Negotiation and mediation
The experiment and foreign policy decision making Margaret
Advanced Experimental Methods:
Treatment effects
Making effects manifest in randomized experiments
Design and analysis of experiments in multilevel populations
Analyzing the downstream effects of randomized experiments
Mediation analysis is harder than it looks
Campbell's ghost
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