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Published: 31 October 2020

160 Pages | 10

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197504000

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Calculating Race

Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

Benjamin Wiggins

  • The first sustained study of the role of race in risk assessment
  • Draws from a massive array of archival evidence to show the sustained and pervasive presence of race in the statistics and formulas we use to limit risk
  • Shows how what we now call "algorithmic bias" has a deep history