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Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

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Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation. / Evans, Jeff (Editor); Ruane, Sally (Editor); Southall, Humphrey (Editor).

Bristol : Policy Press, 2019. 304 p.

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Evans J, (ed.), Ruane S, (ed.), Southall H, (ed.). Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation. Bristol: Policy Press, 2019. 304 p.

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Evans, Jeff (Editor) ; Ruane, Sally (Editor) ; Southall, Humphrey (Editor). / Data in Society : Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation. Bristol : Policy Press, 2019. 304 p.

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