What is it about?
The essay describes how the "representative method" (human population sampling) came to be accepted at the International Statistical Institute.
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Why is it important?
The essay is a contribution to the sociological literature on scientific controversy.
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This page is a summary of: Kiær and the rebirth of the representative method: A case‐study in controversy management at the International Statistical Institute (1895–1903), Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, October 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/jhbs.22145.
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