Majorities and Minorities: Nomos XXXII

Majorities and Minorities: Nomos XXXII

by Lorraine Elliott, Alan Wertheimer
     
 

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In this thirty-second annual volume in the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy's NOMOS series, entitled Majorities and Minorities, thirteen distinguished contributors consider a diverse selection of topics. Included are essays on legitimacy of the majority, the utilitarian view of majoritarianism, majorities and elections, pluralism and equality,…  See more details below

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In this thirty-second annual volume in the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy's NOMOS series, entitled Majorities and Minorities, thirteen distinguished contributors consider a diverse selection of topics. Included are essays on legitimacy of the majority, the utilitarian view of majoritarianism, majorities and elections, pluralism and equality, democratic theory, and American democracy and majority rules.

Of Interest to political scientists, philosophers, and legal scholars, this collection brings together a variety of viewpoints. Each author is a leading voice within his or her specialized field.

John W. Chapman is Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh

Alan Wertheimer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Vermont

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814714331
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1990
Series:
NOMOS - American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy Series
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 8.50(d)

Meet the Author

John W. Chapman is retired from the University of Pittsburgh where he taught political science.

Alan Wertheimer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Vermont

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