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The Resource Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation, edited by Jeff Evans, Sally Ruane and Humphrey Southall

Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation, edited by Jeff Evans, Sally Ruane and Humphrey Southall

Label
Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation
Title
Data in Society
Title remainder
Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeff Evans, Sally Ruane and Humphrey Southall
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
005.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1944-
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  • Evans, Jeff
  • Ruane, Sally
  • Southall, Humphrey
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  • Social sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Globalization
  • Big data
Label
Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation, edited by Jeff Evans, Sally Ruane and Humphrey Southall
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures, tables and boxes; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Preface; General introduction; Part I: How data are changing; Introduction; 1. Statistical work: the changing occupational landscape; 2. The creation and use of big administrative data; 3. Data analytics; 4. Social media data; Part II: Counting in a globalised world; Introduction; 5. Adult skills surveys and transnational organisations: globalising educational policy; 6. Using survey data: towards valid estimates of poverty in the South
  • 7. Counting the population in need of international protection globally8. Tax justice and the challenges of measuring illicit financial flows; Part III: Statistics and the changing role of the state; Introduction; 9. The control and 'fitness for purpose' of UK official statistics; 10. The statistics of devolution; 11. Welfare reform: national policies with local impacts; 12. From 'welfare' to 'workfare', and back again? Social insecurity and the changing role of the state; 13. Access to data and NHS privatisation: reducing public accountability; Part IV: Economic life; Introduction
  • 14. The 'distribution question': measuring and evaluating trends in inequality15. Labour market statistics; 16. The financial system: money makes the world go around; 17. The difficulty of building comprehensive tax avoidance data; 18. Tax and spend decisions: did austerity improve financial numeracy and literacy?; Part V: Inequalities in health and wellbeing; Introduction; 19. Health divides; 20. Measuring social wellbeing; 21. Re-engineering health policy research to measure equity impacts; 22. The Generation Game: ending the phoney information war between young and old
  • Part VI: Advancing social progress through critical statistical literacyIntroduction; 23. The Radical Statistics Group: using statistics for progressive social change; 24. Lyme disease politics and evidence-based policy making in the UK; 25. Counting the uncounted: contestations over casualisation data in Australian universities; 26. The quantitative crisis in UK sociology; 27. Critical statistical literacy and interactive data visualizations; 28. Full Fact; 29. What a difference a dataset makes? Data journalism and/as data activism; Epilogue: progressive ways ahead; Index; Back cover
Control code
on1103525557
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 393 pages
Isbn
9781447348221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1103525557
Label
Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation, edited by Jeff Evans, Sally Ruane and Humphrey Southall
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures, tables and boxes; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Preface; General introduction; Part I: How data are changing; Introduction; 1. Statistical work: the changing occupational landscape; 2. The creation and use of big administrative data; 3. Data analytics; 4. Social media data; Part II: Counting in a globalised world; Introduction; 5. Adult skills surveys and transnational organisations: globalising educational policy; 6. Using survey data: towards valid estimates of poverty in the South
  • 7. Counting the population in need of international protection globally8. Tax justice and the challenges of measuring illicit financial flows; Part III: Statistics and the changing role of the state; Introduction; 9. The control and 'fitness for purpose' of UK official statistics; 10. The statistics of devolution; 11. Welfare reform: national policies with local impacts; 12. From 'welfare' to 'workfare', and back again? Social insecurity and the changing role of the state; 13. Access to data and NHS privatisation: reducing public accountability; Part IV: Economic life; Introduction
  • 14. The 'distribution question': measuring and evaluating trends in inequality15. Labour market statistics; 16. The financial system: money makes the world go around; 17. The difficulty of building comprehensive tax avoidance data; 18. Tax and spend decisions: did austerity improve financial numeracy and literacy?; Part V: Inequalities in health and wellbeing; Introduction; 19. Health divides; 20. Measuring social wellbeing; 21. Re-engineering health policy research to measure equity impacts; 22. The Generation Game: ending the phoney information war between young and old
  • Part VI: Advancing social progress through critical statistical literacyIntroduction; 23. The Radical Statistics Group: using statistics for progressive social change; 24. Lyme disease politics and evidence-based policy making in the UK; 25. Counting the uncounted: contestations over casualisation data in Australian universities; 26. The quantitative crisis in UK sociology; 27. Critical statistical literacy and interactive data visualizations; 28. Full Fact; 29. What a difference a dataset makes? Data journalism and/as data activism; Epilogue: progressive ways ahead; Index; Back cover
Control code
on1103525557
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 393 pages
Isbn
9781447348221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1103525557

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