Presenting Data: Tabular and graphic display of social indicators
Gary Klass
Illinois State University

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Cuzzort, R. P.  and James S. Vrettos.  "Fundamentals: the Art of Tabular Design," Elementary Forms of Statistical Reasoning, (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996), chapter 4.

Jones, Gerald E. How to Lie With Charts (, 2000)

Kosslyn, Stephen M.  Elements of Graph Design (NY: W. H. Freeman, 1994).

Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (Cheshire: Connecticut: Graphics Press, 1983).

Wallgren, Anders, et. al.  Graphing Statistics & Data (Sage Publications, 1996)

Wainer, Howard. Improving tabular display: with NAEP tables as example and inspirations. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics 22(1997), 1-30.

Wainer, Howard.  Visual Revelations: Graphical Tales of Fate and Deception from Napoleon Bonaparte to Ross Perot (Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1997).

Examples of texts using tables and charts to display social indicators:

William J. Bennett, The Index of Leading Cultural Indicators American Society at the End of the 20th Century.  Revised and Expanded Edition (New York: Broadway Books, 1999).

Cross, Theodore L., The Black Power Imperative: Racial Inequality and the Politics of Nonviolence (New York : Faulkner, 1984).

Hacker, Andrew. Two Nation: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, and Unequal. (New York: Balantine Books, 1995).

Miringoff, Marc and Marque-Luisa Miringoff, The Social Health of the Nation: How America is Really Doing (Oxford University Press, 1999)

Putnam, Robert D., Bowling Alone (Simon and Schuster, 2000)

Sommers, Chrstina Hoff . The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming our Young Men (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000).