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Collective choice processes

a qualitative and quantitative analysis of foreign policy decision-making
  • 212 Pages
  • 0.32 MB
  • English
Praeger , Westport, Conn
International relations -- Decision making., International relations -- His
StatementIrmtraud N. Gallhofer and Willem E. Saris.
ContributionsSaris, Willem E.
LC ClassificationsJX1391 .G266 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 212 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL663341M
ISBN 100275960293
LC Control Number97008866

: Collective Choice Processes: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Foreign Policy Decision-Making (): Irmtraud N. Gallhofer, Willem E. Saris: BooksCited by: 3. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction A Qualitative Study of Collective Decision-Making Processes Theoretical Frameworks for Group Decision-Making in the Context of National Government Theoretical Framework Used in This Book Methodology Germany's Decision to.

Gallhofer and Saris examine the collective choice processes in different decision-making units leading to World Wars I and II as well as the Cuban Missile Crisis, colonial wars, and to major foreign policy decisions of a European government after World War II. In the unit relating to the European government, they find strong evidence for consensual decision-making.

But when. Historical Themes: Collective Judgment. Historical Themes: Collective Choice.

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Theoretical Perspectives and Formal Models. Social Combination Processes: Social Decision Scheme Theory. Social Decision Schemes and Collective Problem Solving. Social Decisions Schemes: A Reflection. Social Influence Processes and Dynamic Models.

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Social Cognition in Cited by:   The book showed that the “impossibility theorems” in social choice theory―led by the pioneering work of Kenneth Arrow―do not negate the possibility of reasoned and democratic social choice.

Sen’s ideas about social choice, welfare economics, inequality, poverty, and human rights have continued to evolve since the book’s first Cited by: This is an abstract, deductive study of some salient types of collective-choice processes.

It is deductive in the sense that my conclusions are theorems; my arguments, proofs. It is comparatively abstract in the following sense: I represent collective-choice processes by mathematical objects that depict relatively little of those processes. The persistently increasing scale and complexity of government, of quasi­ public organizations, and of private organizations pose many problems in the economics of collective choice.

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Individual Rationality in Social Choice Individual and Collective Rationality A useful theory of human action, be it positive or normative in content and purpose, must postulate some rationality on the part of decision-making units.

Choices must not only be directed toward the achievement of some objective or goal; the decision-making units must also be able [ ]. Collective choice and social welfare.

Expanded edition. Amartya K. Sen. Penguin Books A discussion in the view of the procedures sequential choice and fund votingAuthor: Björn Stefánsson. the achievement of great, bittersweet passages (the opening scene of suicide, the sadly believable PC inanity of the collective's manifesto discussion, a narrative gamble on genital art that i think pays off) gets marred by some badly contrived episodes (the speech at the AA meeting, the immolation)/5.

Part 1: A Qualitative Study of Collective Decision-Making Processes Chapter 1: Theoretical Frameworks for Group Decision-Making in the Context of National Government Models of Objective Rationality Models of Bounded Rationality Conclusions 5 7 15 Chapter 2: Theoretical Framework Used in This Book Three Necessary Steps to Arrive at a Group Decision.

A new framework for assessing the role of information and communication technologies in development that draws on Amartya Sen's capabilities approach. Information and communication technologies (ICTs)—especially the Internet and the mobile phone—have changed the lives of people all over the world.

These changes affect not just the affluent populations of income-rich. “Here, indeed, we encounter a curious phenomenon: the relevant mental processes, when seen in the mass, are more familiar, more accessible to our.

Social choice theory is the study of collective decision processes and procedures. It is not a single theory, but a cluster of models and results concerning the aggregation of individual inputs (e.g., votes, preferences, judgments, welfare) into collective outputs (e.g., collective decisions, preferences, judgments, welfare).

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by Christopher Allen & Shannon Appelcline [This is the second of a series of articles on collective choice, co-written by my collegue Shannon will be jointly posted in Shannon's Trials, Triumphs & Trivialities online games column at Skotos.].

In our previous article we talked about the many systems available for collective are selection systems, which are. A Logic for Collective Choice. May ; Processes of collective decision making are seen throughout modern society.

The main aim of the book is to introduce students to the various. Collective choice may refer to: Social choice; Collective action; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Collective choice.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Public choice, or public choice theory, is "the use of economic tools to deal with traditional problems of political science". Its content includes the study of political political science, it is the subset of positive political theory that studies self-interested agents (voters, politicians, bureaucrats) and their interactions, which can be represented in a number of ways.

This chapter explores formulations of the theory of collective choice that are alternative to those resting on individualistic assumptions. In general, the public interest approach urges that the collectivity does have an independent existence and objectives that differ from the aggregation of the preferences of individual : S.S.

Stevens. Abstract. The term “collective-choice theory” means something quite specific in the present chapter. It refers to work which can be divided into the following categories: (a) axiomatic-choice theory; (b) spatial modeling (economic theories of politics); (c) game theory; and (d) collective- or public-goods by: 1.

Collective Decision Making: Views from Social Choice and Harrie de Swart is a Dutch logician and mathematician with a great and open int- est in applications of logic. After being confronted with Arrow’s Theorem, Harrie became very interested in social choice theory.

Government L. STUDY. PLAY. Politics. The process of making collective decisions, usually by governments to allocate public resources and to create and enforce rules for the operation of society. Political system. an instance in which three or more people must make a collective choice from a set of alternatives, but any voting coalition.

The book reflects the richness and diversity of the field of collective decision making and shows the usefulness and adequacy of social choice and game theory for the study of it.

It starts with typical social choice themes like Arrow’s Theorem and ends with typical game theoretical topics, like bargaining and interval games. Corrections. All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions.

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Collective Decision Making is quite a different kind of book. It publishes the papers presented by a number of Public Choice scholars at a forum sponsored by Resources for the Future in January It also includes the commentaries made at that forum, along with an introductory essay prepared by the editor.

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Back to Main Page | Bibliography. Gary T. Marx and Douglas McAdam Prentice Hall, This chapter offers a framework for the study of this ever illusive and beguiling topic which goes to the very heart of positivist efforts to understand social behavior. A t one time or another, most of you have seen in the street the warning sign “Danger: Men at Work.” None of you have seen a danger sign warning “Danger: Collective Choice at Work.” This is probably a great mistake, for collective choice has an immense destructive potential, ranging from corrosion to explosion, and the fiction that the social contract makes it .to be sure.

James Coleman's work on collective political action, experi-mental research by sociologists such as Gerald Marwell testing specific propositions from collective choice models, and Marxist work on the "in-ternal contradictions" of capitalism are examples of research on elements of collective irrationality.Public choice theorists have focused primarily on those collective action problems related to public goods, common-pool resources, and club goods.

All three of these types of goods potentially involve deficient equilibria in provision or consumption by: