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HM535.B47 2001
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TITLE: Damned lies and statistics : untangling numbers from the media, politicians, and activists / Joel Best.
AUTHOR: Best, Joel.
PUBLISHED: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2001.
DESCRIPTION: ix, 190 p. ; 23 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-185) and index.
NOTES: Publisher's Weekly
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: Offers advice on how to understand social statistics and how to recognize bad statistics that are sometimes put out by the media, or special interest groups; and presents analyses of a selection of bad statistics.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Sociology--Statistical methods.
SUBJECT: Social problems--Statistical methods.
SUBJECT: Social indicators.
SUBJECT: Sociology.
SUBJECT: Social problems.
SUBJECT: Quality of life.

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