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The US census

Author: David M Haugen; Susan Musser; Ross M Berger
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether the U.S. census is useful, whether the census accurately represents the country's population, and whether the census should be reformed.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Haugen; Susan Musser; Ross M Berger
ISBN: 9780737757651 0737757655 9780737757668 0737757663
OCLC Number: 744303260
Description: 202 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Is the US census useful? The census provides essential information to the government / Terri Ann Lowenthal --
The census survey asks intrusive, unnecessary questions / John W. Whitehead --
The census has overstepped its constitutional bounds / Steven Yates --
The census is constitutional but costly / Tad DeHaven --
National censuses have been a source of controversy throughout history / The Economist --
Controversy concerning the census stems from partisan politics / Morley Winograd --
Does the US census accurately represent the country's population? Census Bureau obscured personal data : too well, some say / Carl Bialik --
The census undercounts college students / Reginald Stuart --
The census undercounts minority groups / Kai Wright --
The 2010 census will count same-sex married couples for the first time / Lisa Keen --
Multiple racial classifications allow Americans to define themselves / Haya El Nasser --
Multiple racial classifications can skew accurate counts / Susan Saulny --
Grant makers commit millions to help ensure accurate counts / Marty Michaels --
Census Bureau partnerships with undercounted groups have helped boost participation / Carol Morello --
How should the US census be reformed? The census will be wrong. We could fix it / Jordan Ellenberg --
Statistical sampling could skew census counts / Ernest Istook --
Unauthorized immigrants must be included in the census / Margaret Mikyung Lee and Erika K. Lunder --
Noncitizen counts must not be used to determine Congressional apportionment / Jack Martin --
The census should reform its racial categorization of Americans / David A. Hollinger --
The census question on race should be open-ended / Kenneth Prewitt.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Ross M. Berger, book editors.

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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether the U.S. census is useful, whether the census accurately represents the country's population, and whether the census should be reformed.

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