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Title Institutional design and voting power in the European Union / edited by Marek A. Cichocki and Karol Życzkowski.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2010]
©2010

Subject European Union.
Voting -- European Union countries.
European Union countries -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Życzkowski, Karol, 1960-
Cichocki, Marek A.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 298 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Is the double majority really double? the voting rules in the Lisbon Treaty / Axel Moberg -- Penrose's square-root rule and the EU council of ministers : significance of the quota / Moshé Machover -- Jagiellonian compromise : an alternative voting system for the council of the European Union / Wojciech Słomczyński and Karol Życzkowski -- The double majority voting rule of the EU reform treaty as a democratic ideal for an enlarging union : an appraisal using voting power analysis / Dennis Leech and Haris Aziz -- The blocking power in voting systems / Tadeusz Sozański -- The distribution of power in the council of ministers of the European Union / Werner Kirsch -- The distribution of power in the European cluster game / Jesús Mario Bilbao -- The constitutional power of voters in the European parliament / Silvia Fedeli and Francesco Forte -- Decision rules and intergovernmentalism in the European Union / Madeleine O. Hosli -- On the relative unimportance of voting weights : observations on agenda-based voting procedures / Hannu Nurmi -- Patterns of voting in the council of ministers of the European Union : the impact of the 2004 enlargement / Rafal Trzaskowski -- Decision-making in the EU Council after the first eastern enlargement : the relevance of the empirical findings for the voting rules / Běla Plechanovová -- Degressive proportionality : composition of the European parliament. the parabolic method / Victoriano Ramírez González -- Putting citizens first : representation and power in the European Union / Friedrich Pukelsheim -- Comparative analysis of several methods for determining the composition of the European parliament / José Martínez Aroza and Victoriano Ramírez González -- On bounds for allocation of seats in the European parliament / Wojciech Słomczyński and Karol Życzkowski -- Conclusions : the system of equal influence of the citizens in the EU-the Polish proposal submitted during the 2007 reform treaty negotiations / Marek A. Cichocki and Ewa Ośniecka-Tamecka.
Summary From leading global experts in the fields of politics and mathematics comes this thoughtful analysis of the nature and distribution of power within the European Union and the practical implications of the current institutional design on its members. A valuable resource for scholars of political science, European studies and law, as well as to those working on game theory, theory of voting, and applications of mathematics to social science.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780754694960 (ebook)
0754694968 (ebook)
9780754677543 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0754677540 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 680622658
Additional Format Print version: Institutional design and voting power in the European Union. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010 9780754677543 (DLC) 2010011717 (OCoLC)606234234


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