Social Choice and the Mathematics of Manipulation (Outlooks) (Paperback)
Cambridge University Press, 9780521008839, 176pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2005
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Honesty in voting is not always the best policy. This is a book for mathematicians, political scientists, economists and philosophers who want to understand how it is impossible to devise a reasonable voting system in which voters can never gain by submitting a disingenuous ballot. The book requires no prerequisites except a willingness to follow rigorous mathematical arguments.