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Quantification and Objectivity in Science and Society (27823) | Dr. Anat Leibler

This class focuses on official statistics and classification in modern governance and society – how counting and classifying both organize and constitute the social world and its political order. The course will introduce the development of statistics in modern nation-states and its consequences, and will review different approaches to the study of statistics and classification.