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Approval Voting

Steven Brams and Peter C. Fishburn
Publisher: 
Springer
Publication Date: 
2007
Number of Pages: 
200
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Price: 
39.95
ISBN: 
978-0387498959
Category: 
Monograph
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Preface to the Second Edition.- Preface to the First Edition.- Acknowledgments.- List of Tables.- List of Figures.- 1. Introduction: Overview of the Problem and Its Solution.- 2. Sincerity and Strategy-Proofness: Which System Is Most Honest?- 3. The Condorcet Criterion: Which System Best Finds the Majority Candidate?- 4. The Reconstruction of an Election under Alternative Rules.- 5. Power and Equity: Which System Is Fairest?- 6. Deducing Condorcet Candidates from Election Data.- 7. Polls and the Problem of Strategic Information in Elections.- 8. Recent Empirical Examples and Theoretical Extensions.- 9. Deducing Preferences and Choices in the 1980 Presidential Elections.- 10. Epilogue.- Appendix: Bill to Enact Approval Voting in New York State.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Index.

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