Download e-book for kindle: Comparative Federalism: Theory and Practice by Michael Burgess

By Michael Burgess

ISBN-10: 041536454X

ISBN-13: 9780415364546

ISBN-10: 0415364558

ISBN-13: 9780415364553

A new exam of up to date federalism and federation, which grants an in depth theoretical examine underpinned by way of clean case studies.

It is grounded in a transparent contrast among 'federations', specific varieties of states, and 'federalism', the considering that drives and promotes them. It additionally info the origins, formation, evolution and operations of federal political pursuits, via an authoritative sequence of chapters that:

  • analyze the conceptual bases of federalism and federation during the evolution of the highbrow debate on federalism; the yankee Federal event; the origins of federal states; and the connection among state-building and nationwide integration

  • explore comparative federalism and federation via 5 major pathways into comparative research with empirical stories at the US, Canada, Australia, India, Malaysia, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the EU

  • explore the pathology of federations, disasters and successes, the impression of globalization.

The ultimate bankruptcy additionally provides a definitive review of federal concept. This booklet can be of significant curiosity to scholars and researchers of federalism, devolution, comparative politics and government.

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