Looking for the last percent : the controversy over census undercounts / Harvey M. Choldin

Author(s): Choldin, Harvey M
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Subjects: Census undercounts--United States
United States--Census
United States. Bureau of the Census
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, c1994
LC Classification: H, HA
Table of Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments
1. Introduction 1
2. Science and Politics in the Census 11
3. Prelude to the 1980 Census: Issues in the 1960s and 1970s 26
4. Measuring and Overcoming the Undercount 42
5. How They Did the Census: District Managers' Stories 66
6. The 1980 Detroit Case 84
7. The New York Case, 1980-1987 100
8. Research toward Adjustment, 1980-1987 119
9. 1987-1988, Three Attacks on the Census 137
10. Census Year 1990 168
11. The Decision Not to Adjust 206
12. Conclusions 227
Notes 239
Bibliography 245
Index 259
Notes: LCCN: 93024224
ISBN: 0813520398 (cloth) :$40.00
ISBN: 0813520401 (pbk.) :$15.00
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-257) and index
Physical Description: x, 264 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 28374963
ISBN/ISSN: 0813520398
0813520401

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