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Author Suzuki, Jeff, author.
Title Constitutional calculus [electronic resource] : the math of justice and the myth of common sense / Jeff Suzuki.
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
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 Electronic Book  JK1726 .S89 2015eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: condorcet's dream -- The articles of the constitution -- Stand up and be estimated -- (Nearly) equal representation -- Weighting for a fair vote -- The impossibility of democracy -- Dragons and dummymanders -- The worst way to elect a president, except for all the rest -- The Bill of Rights -- Stop and frisk : the inefficiency of racism -- Reverend thomas bayes and the law -- "The man of statistics" -- Despair over disparity -- Once is an accident -- 6 5 10 n-angry men -- The peril and promise of social network analysis -- Strikes for three strikes -- The price of punishment -- Epilogue: the constitutional equation -- Notes -- Selected topical bibliography -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Representative government and representation -- United States.
Mathematical statistics -- United States.
Voting -- United States.
Social justice -- United States.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Print version: Suzuki, Jeff,. Constitutional calculus :. . 9781421415956 142141595X (DLC) 2014014600
ISBN 1421415968 (electronic bk.)
9781421415963 (electronic bk.)
9781421415956 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
142141595X (hardcover) (alkaline paper)