Majority voting threatens minority interests1 min read 16 Mar 2021, 09:04 AM IST
A group of people with a vulnerable minority is better served by decisions made by consensus than by a majority vote, says a study
Democracies are based on the choice of the majority in decision-making. But the majority’s choice often results in decisions that are harmful for the minority. A study finds that people generally prefer majority voting, but if there’s a vulnerable minority present, they prefer a consensus approach over voting.
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