Modernizing the U.S. Census (Paperback)
  • Modernizing the U.S. Census (Paperback)
zoom
£46.00
Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 01/02/1994
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
The U.S. census, conducted every 10 years since 1790, faces dramatic new challenges as the country begins its third century. Critics of the 1990 census cited problems of increasingly high costs, continued racial differences in counting the population, and declining public confidence. This volume provides a major review of the traditional U.S. census. Starting from the most basic questions of how data are used and whether they are needed, the volume examines the data that future censuses should provide. It evaluates several radical proposals that have been made for changing the census, as well as other proposals for redesigning the year 2000 census. The book also considers in detail the much-criticized long form, the role of race and ethnic data, and the need for and ways to obtain small-area data between censuses.

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309051828
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 32 mm

You may also be interested in...

Tomorrow's World
Added to basket
£19.99
Hardback
Population 10 Billion
Added to basket
Peoplequake
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Age of Aging
Added to basket
Fatal Misconception
Added to basket
Political Demography
Added to basket
The Tribes of Britain
Added to basket
Genocide
Added to basket
£34.99
Paperback
Counting the People
Added to basket
Population and Development
Added to basket
Unequal City
Added to basket
£41.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.