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Positive Political Theory I Collective Preference

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ISBN-10: 0472087215

ISBN-13: 9780472087211

Edition: 1999

Authors: David Austen-Smith, Jeffrey S. Banks

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Positive Political Theory I is concerned with the formal theory of preference aggregation for collective choice. The theory is developed as generally as possible, covering classes of aggregation methods that include such well-known examples as majority and unanimity rule and focusing in particular on the extent to which any aggregation method is assured to yield a set of "best" alternatives. The book is intended both as a contribution to the theory of collective choice and a pedagogic tool. Austen-Smith and Banks have made the exposition both rigorous and accessible to people with some technical background (e.g., a course in multivariate calculus). The intended readership ranges from more…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 12/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English