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Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics

A Critical Analysis of Claims Made by the Office of National Drug Control Policy

by Matthew B. Robinson

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations,
  • Criminology,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Drug control,
  • Government policy,
  • Statistics,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803710M
    ISBN 10079146976X
    ISBN 109780791469767

    Further reading. Lee, Peter M. () "Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics" at the support material of the academic web pages of the late Prof Lee, which authoritatively and thoroughly review—including through use of extensive quotations and references—the subject and evidence touched upon in this article. Reinhart, Alex. Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide. Special: "Lies, Damned Lies, & Drug War Statistics," a book forum presented by the Cato Institute on Audio available for download, or check out the video streamed in Real format.: Distortion Marijuana & Violence Distortion US Crime Rates & Arrest Rates Distortion Methamphetamines Distortion Drug War Economics Estimating the Value of the Illicit Drug Market.

    1. Introduction "Lies, damned lies, and statistics" is a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments. It is also sometimes colloquially used to doubt statistics used to prove an opponent's point. The term was popularised in the.   Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics, Second Edition: A Critical Analysis of Claims Made by the Office of National Drug Control Policy by Matthew B. /5(26).

    For this reason, we use “or” in the title of this book, where Twain/Disraeliused“and,”tounderlinehowweare thinkingofstatistics,correctlyapplied, as standing in oppositionto lies and damned lies. But why use such a complicated method of telling the truth as statistics, rather than, say, telling a . Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics 作者: Matthew B. Robinson / Renee G. Scherlen 出版社: State Univ of New York Pr 副标题: A Critical Analysis of Claims Made by the Office of National Drug Control Policy 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN:


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