Representation of Collective by Few Individuals

  • Andranick S. Tanguiane


As shown in the previous chapter, single individuals can represent the collective, i.e. make decisions, mostly meeting a majority preference. Thus we revised the prohibition of dictatorship and justified such an indirect way of realization of collective will as giving powers to the elected representative.




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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andranick S. Tanguiane
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  1. 1.Computing CentreAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR
  2. 2.Department of Econometrics and StatisticsFernUniversitätHagen 1Germany

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