Morgan, Stephen L.

Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Stephen L. Morgan

Part I. Background and Approaches to Analysis

2. A History of Causal Analysis in the Social Sciences
Sondra N. Barringer, Scott R. Eliason, Erin Leahey

3. Types of Causes
Jeremy Freese, J. Alex Kevern

Part II. Design and Modeling Choices

4. Research Design: Toward a Realistic Role for Causal Analysis
Herbert L. Smith

5. Causal Models and Counterfactuals
James Mahoney, Gary Goertz, Charles C. Ragin

6. Mixed Methods and Causal Analysis
David J. Harding, Kristin S. Seefeldt

Part III. Beyond Conventional Regression Models

7. Fixed Effects, Random Effects, and Hybrid Models for Causal Analysis
Glenn Firebaugh, Cody Warner, Michael Massoglia

8. Heteroscedastic Regression Models for the Systematic Analysis of Residual Variances
Hui Zheng, Yang Yang, Kenneth C. Land

9. Group Differences in Generalized Linear Models
Tim F. Liao

10. Counterfactual Causal Analysis and Nonlinear Probability Models
Richard Breen, Kristian Bernt Karlson

11. Causal Effect Heterogeneity
Jennie E. Brand, Juli Simon Thomas

12. New Perspectives on Causal Mediation Analysis
Xiaolu Wang, Michael E. Sobel

Part IV. Systems of Causal Relationships

13. Graphical Causal Models
Felix Elwert

14. The Causal Implications of Mechanistic Thinking: Identification Using Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs)
Carly R. Knight, Christopher Winship

15. Eight Myths About Causality and Structural Equation Models
Kenneth A. Bollen, Judea Pearl

Part V. Influence and Interference

16. Heterogeneous Agents, Social Interactions, and Causal Inference
Guanglei Hong, Stephen W. Raudenbush

17. Social Networks and Causal Inference
Tyler J. VanderWeele, Weihua An

Part VI. Retreat from Effect Identification

18. Partial Identification and Sensitivity Analysis
Markus Gangl

19. What You Can Learn from Wrong Causal Models
Richard A. Berk, Lawrence Brown, Edward George, Emil Pitkin, Mikhail Traskin, Kai Zhang, Linda Zhao

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law

Publication year
Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
Page amount
11 pages

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