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Peter Emerson 
Designing an All-Inclusive Democracy 
Consensual Voting Procedures for Use in Parliaments, Councils and Committees

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This book describes the voting procedures by which majority rule may be replaced by a more consensual system of governance. In a word, such an inclusive polity can be achieved by asking the voters or, more usually, their representatives in councils and parliaments, to state their preferences, so to facilitate the identification of that option which gains the highest average preference score.

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Table of Content

Designing an All-Inclusive Democracy.- 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.- A Critique.- 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.- Conclusion.- The Realpolitik of Consensus Voting Peter Emerson with Assistance from Elizabeth Meehan.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 187 ● ISBN 9783540331643 ● File size 4.5 MB ● Age 02-99 years ● Editor Peter Emerson ● Publisher Springer Berlin ● City Heidelberg ● Country DE ● Published 2007 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 2161860 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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