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Fair Voting - Weighted Votes for Unequal Constituencies (HiMAP)

William F. Lucas


Mathematics Topic:
Algebra, Discrete Mathematics
Application Areas:
History, Political Science, Voting Theory
Prerequisites:
Algebra


| ©1992 by COMAP, Inc. | 81 pages |

Students are challenged to use the mathematics of weighted voting to wrestle with important social issues such as how power can be measured quantitatively, and how power is divided in our government. HiMAP Module 19.

HiMAP library now available on CD-ROM product no. 7593

Table of Contents:

CHAPTER 1: VOTING IN DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER 2: SOME APPROACHES TO FAIR REPRESENTATION

CHAPTER 3: PROPORTIONAL WEIGHTED VOTING: A FIRST ATTEMPT TO REALIZE FAIR REPRESENTATION

CHAPTER 4: MEASURING POWER

CHAPTER 5: ADJUSTED WEIGHTED VOTING: A BETTER IDEA

CHAPTER 6: HISTORICAL ASPECTS

CHAPTER 7: ADDITIONAL TOPICS ON WEIGHTED VOTING

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