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Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation
 

Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation (Paperback)

Contributions by Ridgway, Jim
Contributions by Johnston, Ron
Contributions by Bounegru, Liliana
Contributions by Gray, Jonathan
Contributions by Sippitt, Amy

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This book looks at data as a social phenomenon, examining how data shapes social discourse, including the ways in which it is used and presented to us to advance interests and to achieve particular, often political ends. The authors consider the power of private and transnational... organisations, processes affecting data ownership and access, as well as the importance of data in uncovering social injustices.
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ISBN 9781447348221
Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781447348221
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Imprint Policy Press
Released 6 Aug 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) Contributions by Ridgway, Jim
Contributions by Johnston, Ron
Contributions by Bounegru, Liliana
Contributions by Gray, Jonathan
Contributions by Sippitt, Amy
Category Social Research & Statistics
Data Capture & Analysis
Privacy & Data Protection
Number of Pages 414
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 300.15195
Weight 460g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Social sciences - Data processing, Social sciences - Statistical methods, Globalization - Social aspects, Big data - Social aspects
NBS Text Social Studies: General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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