ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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ECONOMIC AND POLITICAI. WEEKLY book are interesting, the book suffers from a lack of proper handling of statistical tools. Percentages and percentage points are confused throughout the book, and as a result, sometimes erroneous inferences are drawn. For example, while discussing the 1961 Census data for Tamil Nadu, it is stated that the difference in literacy between Harijans and non-Harijans "reaches about 27 per cent" among males and it "is much less in the case of females''

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