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Normalisation statistique et plasticité sociale

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  • Maurice Comte


    (LEFI - Laboratoire d'Economie de la Firme et des Institutions - UL2 - Université Lumière - Lyon 2)

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    Statistical knowledge is challenged by its own progress. Inspirated by a panoptic model, it forgets its groundings (the equivalence notion) and the hide hard work that produces data. Our conclusion is clear: for statistics, the challenge is not that of the qualitative/quantitative opposiion, but the extension of statistical approach to inadequate territories. Only if this is admitted, some progress can occur, in improving data collectiion and methodological framework.

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    Date of creation: 1989
    Publication status: Published in Cahiers Analyse Epistémologie Histoire, 1989, "L'observé statistique" (Numéro spécial), pp.53-94
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00151645
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