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Committees under qualified majority rules: the one-core stability index.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Choice & Welfare. Aug2022, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p401-422. 22p.

Abstract:A policy proposal introduced by a committee member is either adopted or abandoned in favor of a new proposal after lengthy deliberations. If a proposal is abandoned, the committee member who introduced it does not cooperate in any effort to replace it....

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Exploring the intergroup consequences of majority members' perceptions that minority members want majority members to adopt the minority culture.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Psychology. Aug2022, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p483-490. 8p. 1 Diagram, 1 Chart.

Abstract:There remains an obvious gap in the acculturation literature, which relates to cultural change associated with the majority/dominant group. This paper explores how majority members react to a perceived expectation from minority members that majority me...

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Asymptotic probability of majority inversion under a general binomial voting model.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Operations Research Letters. Jul2022, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p391-398. 8p.

Abstract:We obtain limits on the probability of majority inversion when the number of voters tends to infinity, for a binomial voting model specific to each state with different population sizes, and for different voting quotas in the two stages of the voting p...

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Balancing between majorities: the negotiable identity of Osh Dungans.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Central Asian Survey. Sep2022, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p402-418. 17p.

Abstract:The article examines the small group of Dungan people in Osh, South Kyrgyzstan, who used their ethnic identity as a strategy to maximize their chances of survival by orienting themselves towards different available dominant groups (Uzbeks and Kyrgyz) a...

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Veterinary house officer perceptions of dimensions of well-being during postgraduate training.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Aug2022, Vol. 260 Issue 11, p1369-1376. 8p.

Abstract:OBJECTIVE To describe veterinary house officers' perceptions of dimensions of well-being during postgraduate training and to identify potential areas for targeted intervention. SAMPLE 303 house officers. PROCEDURES A 62-item questionnaire was generated...

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Testing a New Model of Embedded Protostellar Disks against Observations: The Majority of Orion Class 0/I Disks Are Likely Warm, Massive, and Gravitationally Unstable.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Astrophysical Journal. 7/20/2022, Vol. 934 Issue 2, p1-18. 18p.

Abstract:We formulate a parameterized model of embedded protostellar disks and test its ability to estimate disk properties by fitting dust-continuum observations. The main physical assumptions of our model are motivated by a recent theoretical study of protost...

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The Schumer Method.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):TIME Magazine. 9/13/2021, Vol. 198 Issue 9/10, p40-45. 6p. 3 Color Photographs.

Abstract:The article features U.S. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer and his leadership skills and strategy. Topics discussed include the accomplishments of Schumer as a majority leader despite the fact that he is new at his current job such as passing the A...

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Crossing Over: Majority Party Control Affects Legislator Behavior and the Agenda.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Political Science Review. Feb2022, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p359-366. 8p.

Abstract:Does majority party control cause changes in legislative policy making? We argue that majority party floor control affects legislator behavior and agenda control. Leveraging a natural experiment where nearly one tenth of a legislature's members died wi...

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Sou um homem branco? Epistemologia política do paradoxo majoritário.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad: Revista Latinoamericana. 2021, Issue 37, p1-22. 20p.

Abstract:Como um homem branco pode falar sobre questões minoritárias? Sustento que a epistemologia dos saberes situados não diz respeito somente à perspectiva dos grupos minori- tários e não silencia vozes majoritárias. Na verdade, não requer confissões, mas um...

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