Designing an all-inclusive democracy : consensual voting procedures for use in parliaments, councils and committees / edited by Peter J. Emerson.
Contributor(s): Emerson, P. J. (Peter J.).Material type: TextSeries: Springer.Publisher: Berlin ; London : Springer, 2007Description: 1 online resource (ix, 186 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783540331643; 3540331646.Subject(s): Voting | DemocracyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Designing an all-inclusive democracy.LOC classification: JF1001 | .D47 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Front Matter; Introduction; Collective Decision-making The Modified Borda Count, MBC; A Pluralist Parliament for a Plural Society The Quota Borda System, QBS; Electing a Power-sharing Executive The Matrix Vote; The Art or Science of Manipulation; The Theory of Voting and the Borda Systems; Assessing Borda's Rule and Its Modifications; Human Rights and Voting Procedures in Plural Societies; Inclusive Decision-making in Mediation and Politics; The Realpolitik of Consensus Voting Peter Emerson with Assistance from Elizabeth Meehan; Back Matter.
Democracy is for everybody, not just a majority. This book describes the voting procedures by which majority rule may be replaced by a more consensual system of governance. It describes three different voting procedures, the Modified Borda Count, the Quota Borda System and the Matrix Vote.
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