A Long Normative History of a Statistical Category in the U.K
benefit level. Erhard Meier, »The New NRS Classification Measurements. The Differences Between Chief Income Earner, Head of Household, Housewife and Shopper«, in: Conference Papers, The Market Research Society, 37th Annual Conference, 16–18 March 1994, International Convention Centre, Birmingham 1994, p. 139–145, at p. 140.
Although there were different labels in use, the governmental and the non-governmental social surveys used the same biased definitions and procedures of identifying the ›Head of Household‹. This did not change within the next decade. In 1984, a
kingdom, and by myriad territorial contrasts resulting from an atavistic localism that opposed political plans to restructure administrative constituencies in some areas and to change provincial urban hierarchies.
The Italian historiography of the process of political unification has devoted little, if any, attention to the territorial factor, which is closely linked to the measurement of space and the collection of statistical data. In light of the recent historiographical trends of the ›spatial turn‹ and of ›border studies‹, it seems to me that it can be very useful