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Book review: numbers rule: the vexing mathematics of democracy, from Plato to the present

By Patrick Dunleavy


Patrick Dunleavy reviews a fascinating, but flawed, history of democratic thinking from an American perspective. It throws often unexpected light on democratic innovations through the ages; and if the government’s project to slice the UK electorate up into equal constituencies is your bag, you can get stuck in here

Topics: JC Political theory, JK Political institutions (United States), QA Mathematics
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2010
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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