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

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

Joel Best


Here, through well known call for, is the up to date variation to Joel Best's vintage consultant to knowing how numbers can confuse us. In his new afterword, most sensible makes use of examples from contemporary coverage debates to mirror at the demanding situations to bettering statistical literacy. due to the fact that its ebook ten years in the past, Damned Lies and Statistics has emerged because the go-to instruction manual for recognizing undesirable statistics and studying to imagine seriously approximately those influential numbers.

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