The Spatial Model of Politics
Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge – 320 pages
Using unique and cutting-edge research, Schofield a prominent author in the US for a number of years, explores the growth area of positive political economy within economics and politics. The first book to explain the spatial model of voting from a mathematical, economics and game-theory perspective it is essential reading for all those studying positive political economy.
1. Introduction 2. Social Choice 3. Voting Rules 4. The Core 5. The Heart 6. A Spatial Model of Coalition 7. A Spatial Model of Elections 8. Activist Coalitions 9. Political Coalitions in the United States 10. Conclusion
Norman Schofield is William R. Taussig Professor of Political Economy at Washington University, St. Louis, USA.