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Social Choice Theory

Patrick R. Laughlin

in Group Problem Solving

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147918
eISBN:
9781400836673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147918.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses social choice theory, an axiomatic and deductive approach to societal problem solving by existing or possible voting procedures. Social choice theory in economics and political ... More


From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Barbara Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Persistent societal problems and wealth creation in the Arab region are driving a new generation of actors to commit their resources for the greater public welfare. Widely known as philanthropy, ... More


Introduction

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The research heroes who take on the immense problems of the present time face bigger-than-ever challenges. However, if they adopt potent guiding principles and effective research life cycle ... More


Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Michele Dillon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Amid increased secularization, there is new appreciation for the relevance of moderate religion, such as Catholicism, in redirecting the ethical commitments of contemporary society. The postsecular ... More


Power and Its Limitations

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The year 1966 marked a significant change in the attitudes of many Americans toward their government, including their representatives in Washington. Fading was the short-lived optimism that the ... More


A Sense of Place and the Americanization of Mississippi

Willie Morris

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents reflections about Mississippi. It identifies three peculiar transformations in the lives of Mississippians and Americans with uncertain long-term consequences. The first is the ... More


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