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Gaming the Vote

Why Elections Aren"t Fair (and What We Can Do About It)

by William Poundstone

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Published by Hill and Wang .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Science / General,
  • General,
  • Elections,
  • Politics, Practical,
  • United States,
  • Voting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11314083M
    ISBN 100809048930
    ISBN 109780809048939
    OCLC/WorldCa156818830

    Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren't Fair (and What We Can Do About It) William Poundstone, Author. Hill & Wang $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Write your own review of Gaming the Vote by William Poundstone, read other people's reviews and browse book information about from Gaming the Vote.

    Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren't Fair (and What We Can Do About It) by William Poundstone; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Elections, Practical Politics, Voting, Game theory; Places: United States. “Gaming the Vote is a witty, irreverent tour d'horizon of voting theories, voting theorists, and their quarrels. Unlike many academic brouhahas, the stakes here are high. Both citizens and politicians will delight in the tales Poundstone tells, but it won't always be easy to tell who's right. Nevertheless, Poundstone cuts through a lot of the /5(21).

    The answer to the spoiler problem lies in a system called range voting, which would satisfy both right and left, and "Gaming the Vote "assesses the obstacles confronting any attempt to change the U.S. electoral system. The latest of several books by Poundstone on the theme of how important scientific ideas have affected the real world, "Gaming. This book presents a solution to the spoiler problem: a system called range voting, already widely used on the Internet, which is the fairest voting method of all, according to computer studies. Range voting remains controversial, however, and author Poundstone assesses the obstacles confronting any attempt to change the American electoral.


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Nevertheless, Poundstone cuts through a lot of the Cited by: The information about Gaming the Vote shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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