Race, Ethnicity and National Censuses in Latin American StateseBook - 2012
Politics, not demographics, is at the core of this book on censuses. The contributors to this volume once and for all remove the fig-leaves from census-making by historicising and contextualising a type of statistical practice that has become essential for the functioning (and understanding) of the contemporary state. The book includes superb cross-disciplinary studies on ethnic and racial census categorisation in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Panama, Peru and Venezuela (a ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (349 pages)