Paper $20.95 ISBN: 9781780322674 Published January 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781780322681 Published January 2014 For sale in North and South America only

How Numbers Rule the World

The Use and Abuse of Statistics in Global Politics

Lorenzo Fioramonti

How Numbers Rule the World

Lorenzo Fioramonti

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280 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $20.95 ISBN: 9781780322674 Published January 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781780322681 Published January 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: The politics of statistics
1. The power of numbers
2. New global rulers: the untameable power of credit rating
3. Fiddling while the planet burns: the marketization of climate change
4. Measuring the unmeasurable: the financialization of nature
5. Numbers for good? The quest for aid effectiveness and social impact
Conclusion: Rethinking numbers, rethinking governance
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