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Fair Representation: Meeting the Ideal of One Man, One Vote

Michel L. Balinski and H. Peyton Young
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2001.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
ISBN
0815700903 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Apportionment 1
  • Chapter 2 Representation in the United States 5
  • Chapter 3 Methods of Jefferson and Hamilton 10
  • Chapter 4 Method of Webster 23
  • Chapter 5 Paradoxes 36
  • Chapter 6 Controversy over Bias 46
  • Chapter 7 Overview of Methods 60
  • Chapter 8 Resolving the Paradoxes 67
  • Chapter 9 Eliminating Bias 71
  • Chapter 10 Staying within the Quota 79
  • Chapter 11 Choice for Federal Systems 84
  • Chapter 12 Choice for Proportional Representation Systems 87
  • Appendix A Theory of Apportionment 95
  • Appendix B Representative Populations and Apportionments for the Twenty-Two United States Censuses, 1791-2000 157.
Description
xi, 195 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-189) and index.
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