open access book, containing three chapters by Francisca Grommé, gives an ethnographic account of the uptake of new data types and sources (such as Big data) in official statistics. In the book, statistics are approached as political technologies that contribute to national building processes, and in this case, the making of the political union of Europe. Rather than political debates and institutional struggles, the book considers how apparently minor, technical struggles over methods shape the making of a European population and people."> open access book, containing three chapters by Francisca Grommé, gives an ethnographic account of the uptake of new data types and sources (such as Big data) in official statistics. In the book, statistics are approached as political technologies that contribute to national building processes, and in this case, the making of the political union of Europe. Rather than political debates and institutional struggles, the book considers how apparently minor, technical struggles over methods shape the making of a European population and people.">
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Imagining and making European populations through data

25/11/2021 - A new open access book, containing three chapters by Francisca Grommé, gives an ethnographic account of the uptake of new data types and sources (such as Big data) in official statistics. In the book, statistics are approached as political technologies that contribute to national building processes, and in this case, the making of the political union of Europe. Rather than political debates and institutional struggles, the book considers how apparently minor, technical struggles over methods shape the making of a European population and people.