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Mathematics and politics : strategy, voting, power and proof

Author: Alan D Taylor; Allison M Pacelli
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This revised book teaches humanities majors the accessibility and beauty of discrete and deductive mathematics. It assumes no prior knowledge of either college-level mathematics or political science,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan D Taylor; Allison M Pacelli
ISBN: 9780387776439 0387776435 9780387776453 0387776451
OCLC Number: 227916863
Description: xv, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Social Choice.- Yes-No Voting.- Political Power.- Conflict.- Fairness.- Escalation.- More Social Choice.- More Yes-No Voting.- More Political Power.- More Conflict.- More Fairness.- More Escalation.
Responsibility: Alan D. Taylor, Allison M. Pacelli.
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