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Cambridge Studies in the Theory of Democracy

- The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule (Series Number 10: Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule)

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Cambridge Studies in the Theory of Democracy
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    Format:
    Bog, hardback
    Udgivelsesdato:
    18-11-2013
    Sprog:
    Engelsk
    Sidetal:
    252
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    1. Beskrivelse

      Examines the history underlying the use of supermajority voting rules and offers a critique of their ability to remedy the defects of majority decision making.PRIZES:Winner of David and Elaine Spitz Prize, International Conference for the Study of Political Thought 2016

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    2. Yderligere info
      ISBN13:
      9780521198233
      Vægt:
      540 g
      Dybde:
      17 mm
      Bredde:
      152 mm
      Højde:
      229 mm
      Nummer i serien:
      10
      Format:
      Hardback
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        Supermajority rules govern many features of our lives in common: from the selection of textbooks for our children's schools to residential covenants, from the policy choices of state and federal legislatures to constitutional amendments. It is usually assumed that these rules are not only normatively unproblematic but necessary to achieve the goals of institutional stability, consensus, and minority protections. In this book, Melissa Schwartzberg challenges the logic underlying the use of supermajority rule as an alternative to majority decision making. She traces the hidden history of supermajority decision making, which originally emerged as an alternative to unanimous rule, and highlights the tensions in the contemporary use of supermajority rules as an alternative to majority rule. Although supermajority rules ostensibly aim to reduce the purported risks associated with majority decision making, they do so at the cost of introducing new liabilities associated with the biased judgments they generate and secure.

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