"People count in counting people": A proposed alternative narrative on the origins and history of modern censuses

  • Anthony C. Masi Desautels Faculty of Management McGill University

Abstract

Antecedents of Censuses from Medieval to Nation States: How Societies and States Count

Rebecca Jean Emigh, Dylan Riley, and Patricia Ahmed
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
ISBN 978-1-137-48502-1 (also available in E-PUB)
DOI: 10.1057/9781137485038
Hardcover $US110, 266 pp. +


Changes in Censuses from Imperialist to Welfare States: How Societies and States Count

Rebecca Jean Emigh, Dylan Riley, and Patricia Ahmed
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
ISBN 978-1-137-48505-2 (also available in E-PUB)
DOI: 10.1057/9781137485069
Hardcover $US110, 267 pp. +

Author Biography

Anthony C. Masi, Desautels Faculty of Management McGill University
Professor of Industrial Relations and Organizational Behaviour
Published
2018-08-30
Section
Review Essay