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Public choice and the challenges of democracy

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Edward Elgar,
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c2007.
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Pardo (applied economics, U. of Valencia, Spain) and Schwartz (economics, U. CEU San Pablo, Spain) present 19 papers from a December 2005 conference bringing together public choice economic theorists to discuss the "problems of democracy," as it was phrased in the original conference title. Opening chapters include an attack on the notion of social justice wealth redistribution, an argument for incorporating a theory of emotions into public choice theory in order to explain phenomena as wide-ranging as tax revolts and suicide bombings, and an argument for Jeremy Bentham as a forerunner of public choice. Six chapters than explore institutional aspects of democracy, including the design of parliamentary democracy in the European Union, the fate of environmental policies in divided government, the alleged dangers of adopting democratic processes in non-governmental arenas, democratic deficit in international organizations, and the economic outcomes of common law versus civil law traditions. Addressed in the remaining nine chapters are voting issues, including informational limits to public policy and unequal treatment of voters under the single transferable vote of the 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly elections; patterns of global democracy around the world and, more specifically, in low-income countries; and the relationship between fiscal issues and democracy. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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