Majorities and Minorities

Nomos XXXII

356 pages

May, 1990

ISBN: 9780814714331

$89

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Authors

John W. Chapman is retired from the University of Pittsburgh where he taught political science.

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Alan Wertheimer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Vermont

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In this thirty-second annual volume in the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy's NOMOS series, entitled Majorities and Minorities, thirteen distinguished contributors consider a diverse selection of topics. Included are essays on legitimacy of the majority, the utilitarian view of majoritarianism, majorities and elections, pluralism and equality, democratic theory, and American democracy and majority rules.

Of Interest to political scientists, philosophers, and legal scholars, this collection brings together a variety of viewpoints. Each author is a leading voice within his or her specialized field.