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Hodge, Jonathan K., 1980-
The mathematics of voting and elections : a hands-on approach / Jonathan K. Hodge, Richard E. Klima
Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JF1001 .H63 2005    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Voting -- Mathematical models
Elections -- Mathematical models
Social choice
Game theory
Social sciences -- Mathematical models
Physical Description xiv, 226 p. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-220) and index
Contents What's so good about majority rule? -- Perot, Nader, and other inconveniences -- Back into the ring -- Trouble in democracy -- Explaining the impossible -- One person, one vote -- Calculating corruption -- The ultimate college experience -- Trouble in direct democracy -- Proportional (Mis) representation
Review "The Mathematics of Voting and Elections: A Hands-on Approach will help you discover answers to these and many other questions. Easily accessible to anyone interested in the subject, the book requires virtually no prior mathematical experience beyond basic arithmetic, and includes numerous examples and discussions regarding actual elections from politics and popular culture."--BOOK JACKET
Series Mathematical world ; v. 22
Alternate Author Klima, Richard E

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