Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster

Social Data and the Archive

Critical Approaches to Statistics

Bruno, Isabelle, Emmanuel Didier, and Tommaso Vitale. “Statactivism. Forms of action between disclosure and affirmation,” PArtecipazione e COnflitto. The Open Journal of Sociopolitical Studies, Issue 7, no. 2 (2014): 198-220.

Carter, Neil, Patricia Day, and Rudolf Klein, How Organisations Measure Success: The Use of Performance Indicators in Government. London: Routledge, 1995.

Crépel, Pierre, and Jean-Nicolas Rieucau. “Condorcet’s Social Mathematic, A Few Tables.” Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 25, no. 2 (2005): 243-85

Daston, Lorraine. Classical Probability in the Enlightenment. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988.

De Rosa, Eugenia “Gender Statactivism and NGOs. Development and Use of Gender Sensitive-Data for Mobilizations and Women’s Rights,” PArtecipazione e COnflitto. The Open Journal of Sociopolitical Studies, Issue 7, no. 2 (2014): 314-347.

Foucault, Michel. Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the Collège De France, 1977-78. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2007.

Hacking, Ian. The Emergence of Probability: A Philosophical Study of Early Ideas about Probability, Induction, and Statistical Inference. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975.

Hacking, Ian. The Taming of Chance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Kertzer, David, and Dominique Arel, Census and identity: The politics of race, ethnicity, and language in national census. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Krüger, Lorenz. The Probabilistic Revolution. Cambridge: MIT, 1987

Loveman, Mara, National colors: Racial classification and the state in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Omar, Hussein. “The State of the Archive: Manipulating Memory in Modern Egypt and the Writing of Egyptological Histories” in William Carruthers, Histories of Egyptology. New York: Routledge Press, 2014.

Porter, Theodore M. The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820-1900. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Porter, Theodore M. Trust in Numbers the Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.

Sophie Day, Celia Lury, and Nina Wakeford. “Number ecologies: numbers and numbering practices,” Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory, vol. 15, no. 2 (2014): 123-154.

Walsh, Casey and Emiko Saldivar, “Racial and ethnic identities in Mexican statistics,” Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research, vol. 20, no. 3, 2015: 455-475.

Walter Maggie, and Chris Andersen, Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Research
Methodology. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2013.

Zubeki, Tukufu Thicker than Blood: How Racial Statistics Lie.

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Gerardo Rodriguez Solis
Gerardo Rodriguez Solis
Anthropology Graduate Student. Research interests: racism, agrarian capitalism, and state formation.
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