The Seductions Of Quantification

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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As Merry shows, indicators are indeed seductive in their promise of providing concrete knowledge about how the world works, but they are implemented most successfully when paired with context-rich qualitative accounts grounded in local ...

Working Law

Author: Lauren B. Edelman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022640093X
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The Chicago Series in Law and Society Also in the series: The Myth of the
Litigious society: Why We Don't Sue by David M. Engel Policing Immigrants:
Local Law Enforcement on the Front Lines by Doris Marie Provine, Monica W.
Varsanyi, Paul G. Lewis, and Scott H. Decker The Seductions of Quantification:
Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking by Sally Engle
Merry Invitation to Law and Society: An Introduction to the Study of Real Law,
Second Edition by ...

Research Methods In Human Rights

Author: Bård A. Andreassen
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 178536779X
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13 Sally Engle Merry, The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human Rights
, Gender Violence and Sex Trafficking (Chicago Series in Law and Society 2016).
14 For example, Davis, Kingsbury and Merry elaborate, 'In this numerical form,
such knowledge carries a distinctive authority that shifts configurations and uses
of power and of counter-power. This transformation reflects, but also contributes
to, changes in decision-making structures and processes. Simplification simplify ...

Revisiting The Law And Governance Of Trafficking Forced Labor And Modern Slavery

Author: Prabha Kotiswaran
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Law School. She has taught English literature at Hamilton College and law at
Stanford Law School, Tel Aviv Buchmann School of Law and in the Law
Department of the American University in Cairo. She is the author of Split
Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break ... Her most recent book, The
Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and
Sex Trafficking (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016) examines indicators
as a technology xii LIST OF ...

The Decline Of The Individual

Author: Mark D. White
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319617508
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10). Sally Eagle Merry, The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring Human
Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking (Chicago: University of Chicago
Press, 2016), p. 5. O'Neil, Weapons of Math Destruction, chapter 5. See also
Pasquale, Black Box Society, pp. 38–42; David Black, “Big Data on the Beat,” City
Journal, Winter 2016, at https://www.city-journal.org/html/big-data-beat14125.
html; and Robert Muggah, “What happens when we can predict crimes before
they happen?

The Palgrave Handbook Of Indicators In Global Governance

Author: Debora Valentina Malito
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319627074
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In R. Rottenburg, S. E. Merry, S.J. Park, & J. Mugler (Eds.), The World of
Indicators: The Making of Governmental Knowledge through Quantification (pp.
329–353). Cambridge: Cambridge ... In S. E. Merry, K. E. Davis, & B. Kingsbury (
Eds.), The Quiet Power of Indicators: Measuring Governance, Corruption, and
Rule of Law (pp. 156–196). Cambridge: ... The Seductions of Quantification:
Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence and Sex Trafficking. Chicago:
Chicago University Press.