PUBLICATIONS

Sole Authored Books
Edited Books
Selected Articles
Chapters from Mathematical Theory of Culture, 1987
Chapters from Mathematical Foundations of Social Anthropology, 1976

The sections below list selected publications of Paul Ballonoff on legal analysis, cultural theory and regulatory economics.  Selected copies of harder to find materials are also available in Adobe Acrobat format.  The Acrobat reader is available for free.

Note on cultural theory : the core papers are Appendix I to the 1987 monograph (which Appendix was actually completed in 1971), the two papers dated 1982, and the three papers dated in 1995 and 1996.

Sole Authored Books

All books may be ordered from original publisher or Amazon.com. Selected chapters of out-of-print or hard to obtain materials are provided in Adobe Acrobat format. Click on the "BCS" symbol for a list of downloadable files, or the Amazon.com symbol to directly link to their site and place an order.

Title, Original Publisher and Date: Obtain at:
Energy: Ending the Never-Ending Crisis CATO Institute Press, 1997.

Mathematical Theory of Culture, Research Monograph No. 40, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Vienna, Austria 1987. BCS
Mathematical Foundations of Social Anthropology, Mouton, Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris 1976.


Edited Books

All edited works may be ordered from original publisher or Amazon.com. Selected out-of-print or hard to obtain materials may be found on-line here in Adobe Acrobat format, and are listed separately in the Articles listing below. To order a book, click on the Amazon.com symbol.

Title, Original Publisher and Date: Order at:
Cybernetics of Country Development, Special Issue of Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal, Volume 25, No. 6, November-December, 1994. (Co-edit with Stuart Umpleby) T & F
Demographic Genetics, Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, 1975 (Co-edit with Kenneth Weiss)
Genetics and Social Structure, Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, 1974

Genealogical Mathematics, Mouton, Paris, 1974

Mathematical Models of Social and Cognitive Structures, University of Illinois Press, 1974.   Ballonoff's chapter available at BCS.


Selected Articles

Selected articles listed below cover topics on cultural theory, energy economics and legal systems research, published since 1980. Most are available in Acrobat format. Click on the "yes" to download the desired items.

Title, Original Publisher and Date: File Available? KB File Size
"Rule Bound Systems Analysis as a Tool for Economic Development" current extended version; see also 1994 publication version listed below. Yes 106
"On the Failure of Market Failure" in Regulation Magazine, July 1999 169
"Liberalism, Libertarianism, Free Choice" pp. 431- 435 in Cybernetics and Systems '98, Volume 1, Robert Trappl ed., Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1998.
"Comparison of Rule-Bound and Traditional Systems Theory" pp. 317-326 in Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal Volume 27, No. 4, July - August 1996 Yes 529
"Does Structure Matter?" pp. 682 - 686 in Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems '96, Volume 2 Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1996. Yes 489
"More on the Mathematics of Rule Bound Systems" pp. 129-132 in Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal, Volume 26, No. 2, March - April, 1995 Yes 222
"Rule Bound Systems Analysis as a Tool for Economic Development", pp. 1287-1293 in R. Trappl (ed) Cybernetics and Systems Research, 94, World Scientific, London, 1994 T & F
"Theory of Rule-Bound Human Systems", in Cybernetics and Systems: an International Journal., Volume 25, No. 6, pp. 837-859, November-December, 1994
"Towards a General Theory of Rule-Bound Systems", in R. Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems Research, 92, Volume 2, pp. 1231-1236, World Scientific, London, 1992
"Is the U.S. Free Market Really Free (of Government)?", in Cybernetics and Systems: an International Journal, volume 22, pp 425-441, 1991 Yes 611
"Natural Gas Price Forecasting: One Explanation for Upward Bias," (with D. Moss) Energy Exploration and Exploitation, pp. 107 - 121, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1991 Yes 597
"Conceptual Foundations and Context of Economic Regulation of Basic Utility Services in the United States," in Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems 90, World Scientific, London, pp. 1173-1180, 1990
"Is There a Role for Regulators in a Deregulated or Less Regulated Economy?" Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems 88, pp. 525-532, 1988
"Demand Layered Costing and Pricing of Electricity," Public Utilities Fortnightly, March 3, 1983
"Theory of Lineage Organizations," American Anthropologist, March 1983
"Elasticity Properties of Rate Design Subject to a Fixed Revenue Requirement," mimeo, 1982
"Mathematical Demography of Social Systems," Progress in Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vol. 10, Hemisphere Publishing, pp. 101-112, 1982 Yes 1118
"Mathematical Demography of Social Systems, II," in Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems Research, North-Holland, pp. 555-560, 1982 Yes 506


Chapters from Mathematical Theory of Culture, 1987

Chapter or Section Title Acrobatfile Available? KB File Size
Contents Yes 26
Preface Yes 544
Chapter 1: Introduction and Background Yes 722
Chapter 2: The Existence of Minimal Structures Yes 492
Chapter 3: Relating Structures to Population Measures Yes 900
Chapter 3 Appendix: Additional Demographic Aspects Yes 950
Chapter 4: Relations to Economic Theory Yes 439
Chapter 5: Evolutionary Implications Yes 1005
Chapter 6: Time, Form and Number Yes 674
Appendix I: Theory of Minimal Structures Yes 606
Appendix II: Selected Portion from "A Classification of Mappings" by Dieter Schadach, originally published by Biological Computer Laboratory, University of Illinois Yes 358
Works Cited Yes 431


Chapters from Mathematical Foundations of Social Anthropology, 1976

Chapter or Section Title Acrobatfile Available? KB File Size
Contents and Cover Materials Yes 233
Synopsis Yes 148
Chapter 1: The General Framework Yes 309
Chapter 2: Kinship Theory Yes 455
Chapter 3: Graphs and Operators of Genealogical Relationships Yes 672
Chapter 4: Theory of Structural Numbers Yes 617
Chapter Elementary Probabilistic Marriage Theory Yes 508
Chapter 6: Elements of Distributional Marriage Theory Yes 1182
Chapter 7: Structural Models and Corespondence Problems Yes 575
Bibliography Yes 123