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Statistics in society: The arithmetic of politics

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A collection of 47 papers edited by Danny Dorling and Stephen Simpson, published in 1999 by Arnold, reprinted in 2000 (and in Japanese in 2003). The claim of the book is that statistics are pervasive and powerful, but often misleading or misunderstood, no more so than when they concern society. The book presents a series of case studies are presented with the goal of showing specifically how statistics are used throughout society. It demystifies statistical reports and helps the reader become...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Author

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Editor
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Arnold Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Statistics in society: The arithmetic of politics
Publication date:
1998-10-30
Source identifiers:
819427
ISBN-10:
034071994X
ISBN-13:
9780340719947
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Pubs id:
pubs:819427
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uuid:56d09f0a-ee53-40d3-a272-4e3abefbd844
Local pid:
pubs:819427
Deposit date:
2018-01-14

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