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Consuming Power: A Social History of American Energies. By David E. Nye. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1997. xii + 331 pp. Notes, index. $25.00

Landscape and Power in Vienna. By Robert Rotenberg. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1995. xviii + 385 pp. Illustrations, notes, references, index. $39.95

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Environment, Power, and Injustice: A South African History. Nancy J. Jacobs. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xxi + 300 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, index. Cloth $65.00, paper $24.00

Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin. By Gray Brechin. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xxvi + 402 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth $29.95, paper $17.95

Environmental Politics in Japan: Networks of Power and Protest. By Jeffrey Broadbent. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xviii + 418pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliographical references, index. Cloth $59.95

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Any attempt to measure the power of a voting bloc in terms of the likelihood that it will be the swing voter, able to decide whether a proposition wins or loses. The first formal power index was proposed by Lionel Penrose in 1946 (although the idea was foreshadowed by the anti‐Federalist Luther Martin in 1787). The best‐known index is the Shapley–Shubik index. Unfortunately, different indices have different values in the same situation. Some critics deny that they have any meaning at all; supporters of the concept have been trying to produce a more general index, but none has caught on.

http://powerslave.val.utu.fi/ Power index site, with index calculators.

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