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ERIC Number: EJ500611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1047-3572
The Tyranny of Numbers.
Eberstadt, Nicholas
American Enterprise, v5 n6 p34-41 Nov-Dec 1994
Focuses on political misrule through the use of statistics. It examines the defining of political events in this century and the reasons for the rise of the statistics-oriented, problem-solving state which, it is argued, has had adverse affects on social programs and antipoverty policies and has created a misunderstanding of the prevalence of infant mortality. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Journal available from American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1150 17th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036.