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Fair Representation Meeting the Ideal of One Man, One Vote

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ISBN-10: 081570111X

ISBN-13: 9780815701118

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Michel L. Balinski, H. Peyton Young

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Book details

List price: $27.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 9/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Michel Balinski is Directeur de Recherche de classe exceptionnelle (Emeritus), C.N.R.S. and the Laboratoire d'Econom�trie, D�partement d'�conomie, �cole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Apportionment
Representation in the United States
The Methods of Jefferson and Hamilton
The Method of Webster
Paradoxes
The Controversy over Bias
Overview of Methods
Resolving the Paradoxes
Eliminating Bias
Staying within the Quota
The Choice for Federal Systems
The Choice for Proportional Representation Systems
The Theory of Apportionment
Representative Populations and Apportionments for the Twenty-Two United States Censuses, 1791-2000
Notes
Index