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Between first and second order: A comparison of voting behaviour in European and local elections in Britain
In Britain, both local elections and European elections can be regarded as second-order. However, voters believe that even less is at stake in European elections than in local elections, and their… Expand
The Distribution of Public Expenditure across the UK Regions
The distribution of UK revenue to the regional and territorial governments, administrations and authorities that spend the money is based on a hotchpotch of badly designed formulae. This is widely… Expand
Adolescent complainants of sexual assault; injury patterns in virgin and non-virgin groups.
INTRODUCTION Misconceptions about the likelihood of sustaining injuries following rape or sexual assault can have a detrimental effect on the justice process. This is particularly noticeable with… Expand
Employing drug users: individual and systemic barriers to rehabilitation.
Problematic drug use is entwined with other social problems. Although vocational assistance is recognized as an important element of rehabilitation, few agencies in the UK provide such services. This… Expand
EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Compared with most other industrialised nations, the UK government places greatest weight on performance assessments of local authorities as a tool to ensure high levels of public service standards… Expand
Condorcet: Foundations of Social Choice and Political Theory
The borda and condorcet principles: Three medieval applications
- I. McLean
- 1 April 1990
We report three medieval works, hitherto unknown to social choice, which discuss procedures for elections when there are more than two candidates. Two of the three propose Borda methods and the third… Expand
The theory of committees and elections . And Committeedecisions with complementary valuation
Foreword R.H. Coase. Introduction. Preface. Preface to 1958 Edition. Part 1: The Theory of Committees and Elections. 1. A Committee and Motions. 2. Independent Valuation. 3. Can a Motion be… Expand
Electing Popes: Approval Balloting and Qualified-Majority Rule
L'A. retrace l'histoire du mode de designation du Pape dans l'Eglise. L'un des enjeux dans cette institution a ete de preserver l'autonomie de l'Eglise catholique face au pouvoir temporel. Les… Expand