Encyclopedia of the U.S. census [electronic resource] : from the Constitution to the American Community Survey / editors, Margo J. Anderson, Constance F. Citro, and Joseph J. Salvo.

2nd ed.
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2012.
1 online resource (484 p.)


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This edition updates and expands a critically-acclaimed resource to the history, politics, content, procedures, and uses of the decennial census of the American population. The book highlights changes in the Census Bureau's data collection and dissemination practices for the 2010 enumeration.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Half Title Page; Full Title Page; Copyright Page; ABOUT THE EDITORS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ARTICLES; CONTRIBUTORS TO THE SECOND EDITION; CONTRIBUTORS TO THE FIRST EDITION; ACS; Introduction to the American Community Survey; American Community Survey: Development to 2004; American Community Survey: Implementation from 2005; American Community Survey: Methodology; American Community Survey: Questionnaire Content; American Community Survey: Using Multi-year Estimates; American Community Survey: Data Products
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the American Community Survey (ACS)BIBLIOGRAPHY; A; Accuracy and Coverage Evaluation; Address List Development; Advertising the Census; Advisory Committees; African-Origin Population; Age Questions in the Census; Agricultural Censuses; American Indians and Alaska Natives; Americans Overseas; Apportionment and Districting; Archival Access to Census Data; Asian Americans; C; Capture-Recapture Methods; Census Law; Census of Puerto Rico; Census Testing; Census Tracts; Censuses in Other Countries; Center of Population; The Civil War and the Census
  • Colonial CensusesComposition of the Population; Confidentiality; Congress and the Census; Content; Content Determination; Coverage Evaluation; Coverage Improvement Procedures; D; Data Capture; Data Dissemination and Use; Data Products: Evolution; Decennial Censuses: 1790 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1800 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1810 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1820 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1830 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1840 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1850 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1860 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1870 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1880 Census
  • Decennial Censuses: 1890 CensusDecennial Censuses: 1900 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1910 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1920 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1930 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1940 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1950 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1960 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1970 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1980 Census; Decennial Censuses: 1990 Census; Decennial Censuses: 2000 Census; Decennial Censuses: 2010 Census; Decennial Censuses: 2020 Census; Demographic Analysis; Depository Libraries; Disability; Dissemination of Data: Electronic Products
  • Dissemination of Data: Printed PublicationsDissemination of Data: Secondary Products; Dress Rehearsal; E; Economic Census; Editing, Imputation, and Weighting; Education: Changing Questions and Classifications; Enumerating Rural Areas; Enumeration: Field Procedures; Enumeration: Group Quarters; Errors in the Census; F; Family and Household Composition of the Population; Federal Administrative Records; Federal Household Surveys; Federal Statistical System Oversight and Policy: Intersection of OMB and the Decennial Census; Foreign-Born Population of the United States; G; Genealogy
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Encyclopedia of the United States census
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