Re: Joint paper for WPES 2004

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sun Jun 06 2004 - 13:14:29 CDT

> Look up what John Stuart Mill had to say on the subject, in
> On Liberty. He was against secret ballots.
> Look up the Secret Ballot Act of 1872, in England.

Mill's _On Liberty_:
http://www.bartleby.com/130/

There is also some good stuff in Mill's (1862) _Considerations on
representative government_
(available to UC folks via this link: http://uclibs.org/PID/25460
which goes here:
http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=ABX0154 )

Here's a table of contents for that last one:

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.
TO WHAT EXTENT FORMS OF GOVERNMENT ARE A MATTER OF
CHOICE....................................................................... 9

CHAPTER II.
THE CRITERION OF A GOOD FORM OF GOVERNMENT............... 26

CHAPTER III.
THAT THE IDEALLY BEST FORM OF GOVERNMENT IS REPRESENTATIVE
GOVERNMENT................................................ 55

CHAPTER IV.
UNDER WHAT SOCIAL CONDITIONS REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT IS
INAPPLICABLE.................................................. 81

CHAPTER V.
OF THE PROPER FUNCTIONS OF REPRESENTATIVE BODIES......... 97

CHAPTER VI.
OF THE INFIRMITIES AND DANGERS TO WHICH REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT IS
LIABLE........................................ 120

CHAPTER VII.
OF TRUE AND FALSE DEMOCRACY; REPRESENTATION OF ALL,
AND REPRESENTATION OF THE MAJORITY ONLY.................. 144

CHAPTER VIII.
OF THE EXTENSION OF THE SUFFRAGE................................ 169

CHAPTER IX.
SHOULD THERE BE TWO STAGES OF ELECTION?.................... 196

CHAPTER X.
OF THE MODE OF VOTING............................................. 205

CHAPTER XI.
OF THE DURATION OF PARLIAMENTS.................................... 229

CHAPTER XII.
OUGHT PLEDGES TO BE REQUIRED FROM MEMBERS OF
PARLIAMENT?..................................................................
233

CHAPTER XIII.
OF A SECOND CHAMBER.................................................. 249

CHAPTER XIV.
OF THE EXECUTIVE IN A REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT........ 261

CHAPTER XV.
OF LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE BODIES.................................... 286

CHAPTER XVI.
OF NATIONALITY AS CONNECTED WITH REPRESENTATIVE
GOVERNMENT....................................................................
308

CHAPTER XVII.
OF FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENTS....................... 320

CHAPTER XVIII.
OF THE GOVERNMENT OF DEPENDENCIES BY A FREE STATE,.... 336

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Joseph Lorenzo Hall
UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
http://pobox.com/~joehall/
blog: http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb/
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