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The Functions of Elections

  • W. J. M. Mackenzie

Abstract

Elections may be regarded as one procedure for aggregating preferences of a particular kind.

Keywords

Social Choice Political Theory Electoral System Constitutional Theory Electoral Procedure 
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© W. J. M. Mackenzie 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. J. M. Mackenzie
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK

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