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The Method of Majority Decision and Rationality Conditions *

Satish K. Jain

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239115
eISBN:
9780191716935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239115.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter extends the earlier work on domain conditions for social rationality under the method of majority decision (MMD) by deriving Inada-type necessary and sufficient conditions for ... More


Legislation, Authority, and Voting

Jeremy Waldron

in Law and Disagreement

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262138
eISBN:
9780191682308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262138.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 5 focuses on the processes involved in the enactment of laws in the legislature including voting and majority decision. The chapter looks at the process whereby a proposition ceases to be ... More


The Supreme Court's Judgment on The Ayodhya Act, 1993 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0075
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the Supreme Court's unanimous refusal to accept the president's reference to the court for an advisory opinion on the Ayodhya question and its majority decision to uphold the ... More


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