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Mathematics and Democracy: Designing Better Voting and Fair-Division Procedures

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Voters today often desert a preferred candidate for a more viable second choice to avoid wasting their vote. Likewise, parties to a dispute often find themselves unable to agree on a fair division of contested goods. In "Mathematics and Democracy," Steven Brams, a leading authority in the use of mathematics to design decision-making processes, shows how social-choice and g ...more
Paperback, 373 pages
Published December 2nd 2009 by Princeton University Press (first published 2007)
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