Norms, Minorities, and Collective Choice Online

@article{Farrell2008NormsMA,
  title={Norms, Minorities, and Collective Choice Online},
  author={Henry Farrell and Melissa Schwartzberg},
  journal={Ethics \& International Affairs},
  year={2008},
  volume={22},
  pages={357 - 367}
}
M uch work in political science and political theory, ranging from the arguments of eighteenth-century political theorists, such as Condorcet and Rousseau, to modern social-choice theory, concerns the relationship between decision rules and collective choice. It is emphatically clear that the former have important consequences for the latter. Individuals’ preferences and beliefs are not only channeled but shaped by the rules governing decision-making. Though this is a familiar claim for… Expand
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