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Damned Lies and Statistics

1st Edition

Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Joel Best
eISBN-13: 9780520953512

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Here, by popular demand, is the updated edition to Joel Best's classic guide to understanding how numbers can confuse us. In his new afterword, Best uses examples from recent policy debates to reflect on the challenges to improving statistical literacy. Since its publication ten years ago, Damned Lies and Statistics has emerged as the go-to handbook for spotting bad statistics and learning to think critically about these influential numbers.

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ISBNs 9780520953512, 0520953517, 9780520274709, 9780520274709, 0520953517, 9780520953512
Language English
Number of Pages 224
Edition 1st