The Measure and Mismeasure of Populations: The Statistical Use of Ethnic and Racial Categories in Multicultural Societies

This title features international mix of contributors. It presents disputed topic.Based on a conference co-hosted by CERI, INED and the Group for Study and Fight Against Discrimination, these essays explore the questions of whether race and ethnicity are scientific categories or purely political ones and whether precise definitions of group boundaries based on ethnic and racial categories are needed in the West.