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Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution
Fair Division, unlike most research on fairness in the social sciences and mathematics, is devoted solely to the analysis of constructive procedures for actually dividing things up and resolving disputes, including indivisible items or issues, such as the marital property in a divorce or sovereignty in an international dispute.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 3rd 1996 by Cambridge University Press
(first published February 23rd 1996)
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I came to this book immediately after reading Cake-Cutting Algorithms: Be Fair if You Can, mainly because the former gave only the briefest of treatments for allocation of indivisible resources. The two books are about 50% conterminous. One difference is that Be Fair includes many practical examples from political science, law and business. Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution also is polemic; with Brams and Taylor performing hand-waving arguments for adoption their home grown ...more
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