The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems

The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems

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This collection of essays is designed to help scholars and practitioners understand the fluid and dynamic nature of federalism, with particular emphasis on the federal system in the United States. The book is written to aid our understanding of the contemporary question 'which federalism?'
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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2007
  • XVIII, 346 p.
  • 1349285706
  • 9781349285709

Table of contents

In the Eye of the Beholder: The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems; M.A.Pagano PART 1: CONSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL FRAMEWORK Overview and Introduction; C.Souza Advancing Self Governing Capabilities in Societies with Federal Potential; F.Sabetti Is 'Thinking Federally' Enhanced by a Governance Perspective?; S.Clarke Social Forces, Space and Boundaries; A.O'M.Bowman PART 2: THE FISCAL FRAMEWORK Overview and Introduction; M.A.Pagano Wealth and Tax Systems; J.I.Chapman Intergovernmental Transfers; C.Hoene Local Government Own-Source Revenues and Debt Financing: Structure and Stress; W.Bartley Hildreth PART 3: THE POLICY FRAMEWORK Overview and Introduction; S.Liebschutz Dividing the Job Revisited: The United States Case 1789-2003; C.Weissert Efficient and Equitable Service Delivery in a Federal System; D.Kenyon Intergovernmental Policy Management; R.Agranoff PART 4: CONCLUSION Thinking about Federal Systems in the 21st Century in Light of the European Experience with "Operational" Federalism; R.Leonardi & R.Nanetti
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About Michael A. Pagano

ROBERT AGRANOFF Professor Emeritus, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University - Bloomington, USA ANN O'M. BOWMAN James F. and Maude B. Byrnes Professor of Government, University of South Carolina, USA JEFFREY CHAPMAN Professor of Public Administration and former Director of the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University, USA SUSAN E. CLARKE Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA W. BARTLEY HILDRETH Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance, W. Frank Barton School of Business and the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs, and director of the Kansas Public Finance Center, Wichita State University, USA CHRISTOPHER HOENE Research Manager, National League of Cities (NLC), USA DAPHNE KENYON Principal of D.A. Kenyon & Associates, a public finance consulting firm, USA SARAH LIEBSCHUTZ Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the State University of New York, USA RAFFAELLA Y. NANETTI Professor of Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA FILIPPO SABETTI Professor of Political Science, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada CELINA SOUZA Professor of Public Administration and Research Fellow, Centre for Human Resources, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil CAROL WEISSERT LeRoy Collins Eminent Scholar Chair of Civic Education and Political Science, Florida State University, USA.
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