Do We Have to Count One by One?

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Science  14 Jan 2000:
Vol. 287, Issue 5451, pp. 239-240
DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5451.239

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Who Counts? The Politics of Census-Taking in Contemporary America. Margo J. Anderson and Stephen E. Fienberg. Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 1999. 329 pp. $32.50. ISBN 0-87154-256-0.

Anderson and Fieberg provide a richly informative account of the historical and scientific context of the current controversy surrounding census-taking in the United States.