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Author Suzuki, Jeff.

Title Constitutional calculus : how mathematical logic can help America become a just society / by Jeff Suzuki
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015
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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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mathematical statistics -- United States.
Representative government and representation -- United States.
Social justice -- United States.
Voting -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421415968 (electronic bk.)
9781421415963 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Subtitle on cover: The Math of Justice and the Myth of Common Sense