ERIC Number: ED214777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Topics in the Theory of Voting.
Straffin, Philip D., Jr.
The goal of this material is to explore some aspects of social choice theory that are thought to have potential usefulness in the practical design of decision-making procedures. The document is divided into three chapters: (1) Power in Voting Bodies; (2) Voting Methods for More Than Two Alternatives; and (3) Recent Approaches to Voting Using Intensities of Preference. Each chapter contains a problem section, bibliographic notes, and a list of references. The material concludes with answers to selected problems. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
Identifiers: Social Choice Theory; Word Problems
Note: For related documents, see SE 036 458-459, SE 036 466, and SE 036 469.