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By Iain S. McLean, Alistair McMillan, Burt L. Monroe

ISBN-10: 9400708246

ISBN-13: 9789400708242

ISBN-10: 9401037353

ISBN-13: 9789401037358

`This is a e-book a couple of famous author, Lewis Carroll, and a couple of little-known topic, the speculation of voting' (from the Editors' Introduction).
This ebook has been edited from the manuscripts of the past due Scottish economist Duncan Black. presently after the e-book of the speculation of Committees and Elections Black began to gather fabric for papers and a booklet on Lewis Carroll's idea of proportional illustration. Black's bankruptcy plans made it transparent that the e-book was once to be in 3 elements, written via himself, via a reprint of Carroll's rules of Parliamentary illustration and its major resources. half I is biographical, introducing Lewis Carroll and giving suitable information of his existence. half II is Black's already released paintings on Lewis Carroll. half III contains the extra certain arguments approximately Carroll's reasoning, and half IV includes reprints of infrequent unique fabric on proportional illustration via Carroll, James Garth Marshall, and Walter Baily. Taken jointly, the editors have supplied a whole reference resource for the speculation of vote casting and proportional representation.

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So the Bellman would cry; and the crew would reply "They are merely conventional signs! "Other maps are such shapes, with their islands and capes! ' Carroll himself in the poem was, of course, the Beaver. ] [From The Hunting of the Snark, reprinted in Complete Works, pp. 680 and The life and logic of Lewis Carroll 17 It was Liddell's alterations to the Christ Church belfry that led Carroll to the essential step in his theory of committees. Carroll entered Christ Church at the time when it was just about to begin changing from a medieval into a modem institution.

Balinski, M. L. and Young, H . P. (1982) Fair Representation New Haven: Yale University Press. Barry, B. (1986) 'Wasted votes and other mares' nests: a view of electoral reform'. Pasadena, CA: Caltech Social Science Working Paper 612. Barry, B. and Hardin, R. ) (1982) Rational Man and Irrational Society? an introduction and sourcebook London: Sage. Black, D. (1948a) 'On the rationale of group decision-making', Journal 56: 23--34. 0/ Political Economy Black, D. (1948b) 'Un approcio alia teoria delle decisioni di comitato', Giornale degli Economisti May--Iune: 1--23 .

Other maps are such shapes, with their islands and capes! ' Carroll himself in the poem was, of course, the Beaver. ] [From The Hunting of the Snark, reprinted in Complete Works, pp. 680 and The life and logic of Lewis Carroll 17 It was Liddell's alterations to the Christ Church belfry that led Carroll to the essential step in his theory of committees. Carroll entered Christ Church at the time when it was just about to begin changing from a medieval into a modem institution. We are told that about 1830 'the Dean and Canons in rotation nominated young men to Studentships.

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