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Topics in the theory of voting

by Philip D. Straffin

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Published by Birkhäuser in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voting.

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    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementPhilip D. Straffin, Jr.
    SeriesThe UMAP expository monograph series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1001 .S77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 69 p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4108175M
    ISBN 103764330171
    LC Control Number80023004

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