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"A richly erudite history of measurement and an account of its current state in the social sciences--fascinating, informative, provocative." --James S._Coleman, Unversity of Chicago


"Wise and powerful." -- American Journal of Sociology


"Personal and provocative--an excellent set of historical and critical ruminations from one of social measurement's greatest contributors." --Choice

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