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strategic misrepresentation

In planning and budgeting, the tendency for those presenting projects for approval knowingly to understate costs and overstate benefits. This is a matter of deliberate policy and thus ...

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Oxford Reader's Companion to George Eliot

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...than shadows ( CH 422). Such reactions were typical but not universal, for the presentation of Jewish life had its defenders. James Picciotto in the Gentleman's Magazine in November 1876 welcomed the novel as ‘the vindication of a long maligned race against ignorant misrepresentation’, claiming that George Eliot had done more for the cause of toleration and enlightenment than any amount of legislation ( CH 416). Jewish readers were naturally enthusiastic, and Eliot received many appreciative letters from Jews both in Britain and abroad, including the...