From Birth to Death: A Consumer's Guide to Population Studies

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From Birth to Death is a detailed analysis of how population statistics are collected in the United States, particularly by the Bureau of the Census. It describes the errors and other flaws typically found in such data. Petersen sets out the fundamentals of demography and reviews the current proposal to use sampling in the census. He then reviews examples of how ignoring age and sex structure leads to false conclusions. Petersen explores race and ethnicity and the dilemmas inherent in the necessarily ambiguous definitions ...

From Birth to Death: A Consumer's Guide to Population Studies 2011, AldineTransaction, Somerset

ISBN-13: 9781412814911

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From Birth to Death: A Consumer's Guide to Population Studies 2000, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780765800060

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