Damned Lies and Statistics : Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists, Hardback Book

Damned Lies and Statistics : Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists Hardback

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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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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press
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  • Category: Popular culture
  • ISBN: 9780520274709

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