Social Choice and the Mathematics of Manipulation (Outlooks) (Paperback)

By Alan D. Taylor

Cambridge University Press, 9780521008839, 176pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005

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Hardcover (7/14/2005)

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Description

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.