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The Luck of the Draw: The Role of Lotteries in Decision Making

Peter Stone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199756100
eISBN:
9780199895120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756100.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From the earliest times, people have used lotteries to make decisions—by drawing straws, tossing coins, picking names out of hats, and so on. (This practice is sometimes known as sortition, or ... More


The Idea of Sortition

Peter Stone

in The Luck of the Draw: The Role of Lotteries in Decision Making

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199756100
eISBN:
9780199895120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756100.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The most common practical use of lotteries in decision-making concerns the allocation of goods, that is, the domain of justice. The second most common use concerns the assignment of responsibilities, ... More


Relying on Luck

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Randomization rests at the heart of the Anglo-American jury system. Apart from jury selection, and leaving aside the fact that lotteries are often used for the purpose of raising state revenue, there ... More


Lotteries within Legal Frameworks

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter outlines a fairly modest and distinctly provisional case for greater reliance on lotteries within specific (primarily legal) contexts. It seems reasonable to ask why anybody should opt ... More


Rebuilding Romulus’ Senate: The Lectio Senatus of 18 BCE

Andrew Pettinger

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In 18 BCE the ancient procedure for revising Senate membership, the lectio senatus, was radically changed. Thirty specially chosen senators were to nominate five individuals, with one of the five ... More


Theorizing Presidential Rotation

Peter Stone

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Throughout history, democracies have practised rotation in office; that is, they have periodically required certain political officials to step down and allow others to take their places. ... More


Defense and Ignorance: War, Secrecy, and the Possibility of Popular Sovereignty

Alexander A. Guerrero

in Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190922542
eISBN:
9780190922573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922542.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter has a negative thesis and a positive thesis. The negative thesis is that, at least in the arena of national security, electoral representative democracy is incompatible with popular ... More


Remedying Diploma Democracy

Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

in Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790631
eISBN:
9780191833151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790631.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How can we remedy some of the negative effects of diploma democracy? First, we discuss the rise of nationalist parties. They have forced the mainstream political parties to pay more attention to the ... More


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