Towards the end of the Second World War, there were only four functioning federations in the world ? the United States, Switzerland, Canada and Australia. Today, twenty-four countries in the world follow the federal form of government. Varieties of Federal Governance presents a global analytical survey of contemporary federations. The book highlights distinctive features and contemporary issues in the typology of major federal systems in terms of presidential federations (USA, Switzerland, Brazil, Russia, Pakistan), Commonwealth parliamentary federations (Canada, Australia, India, Malaysia, South Africa), Non-Commonwealth parliamentary federations in Afro-Asia (Ethiopia, Nepal), and European parliamentary federations (Germany, Belgium, Spain). The book also includes analyses of pre-federal devolutionary models in the UK and Sri Lanka, and supranational federative tendencies in the European Union. This book will serve as a useful reference book for graduate students and academic researchers. Contents List of Contributors Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction Rekha Saxena I. Theoretical and Comparative Dimensions 1. Federalism: An Alternative Category in Political Thought? 2. Governance of Capital Cities in Federal Countries: Comparative Perspectives II. Presidential Federal Systems 3. Political Coercion and Administrative Cooperation in U.S. Intergovernmental Relations 4. What Makes the Swiss Multicultural Federalism Work 5. Local Governments in the Brazilian Federation 6. Russian Federalism: Does it Work? 7. Federalism in Pakistan III. Commonwealth Parliamentary Federations 8. Constitutional Normalization in Canada: The Significance of Failure of the Charlottetown Agreement 9. The Australian Senate: Form, Function and Effectiveness 10. Federalizing India?s Political Parties: National All-India and National Interstate Parties 11. Malaysia: Centralized Federalism in an Electoral One-Party State 12. Promises Unmet: Multi-level Government in South Africa IV. Non-Commonwealth Parliamentary Federations in Afro-Asia 13. Multi-ethnicity and Federalism: Constitutional Provisions in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 14. Federalism and Political Inclusion: Choices facing Nepal V. European Parliamentary Federations 15. The German Federal System and its Reforms: Structures, Taboos and the ?Shylock Principle? 16. The Belgian Federation: Tools of Appeasement, Instruments of Confrontation 17. Federalism as Ideology and as Institutional Form in the Spanish Estado de las Autonomías (1977?2004) VI. Devolutionary Systems 18. The Union?s Place: Scottish-English Relations after Devolution 19. The Federal Debate in Sri Lanka VII. Supranational Confederalism/Federalism? 20. The European Union and the Competence Catalogue after the Lisbon Treaty: Insights from Comparative Federalism Printed Pages: 534. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: Varieties of Federal Governance: Major ...
Verlag: Cambridge University Press/ Foundation Books
Buchbeschreibung Institute of Communications and Advertising, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. First Edition. Hardcover. 493 Pages With The Index. Hardcover With A Dust Jacket. Large Gift Inscription At The Front Endpaper.We ship from the USA and Canada. Artikel-Nr. 031386