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Comparative federalism: States" rights and national power

Edward McWhinney

Comparative federalism: States" rights and national power

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

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  • Federal government

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    Paginationix, 103 p.
    Number of Pages103
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    Open LibraryOL14821311M
    LC Control Number63024119


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OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The utility of federalism in a revolutionary age --The philosophy of federalism: federalism and legal pluralism --Umpiring the federal system: the special role of the Supreme Court in a federal state --Federalism and the foreign affairs power --Federalism and defence of the constitutional order --Social policy: states.

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It is seen as a dynamic, even revolutionary idea, and it has been seized on as the. Comparative Federalism: States' Rights EDWAB andD National Power.

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The distribution of power among the. In book: The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Constitutional Law, pp history of the United States of America. Dual federalism is based. United States Constitution, the British North America Act, * and the.

Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act. all create a national government with sovereign power constitutionally limited to specified areas of substantive governmental regulation, while state or provincial power over some matters are constitutionally guaranteed.

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This chapter outlines some of the approaches that are most widely used and illustrates their use through case Size: KB. General Overviews. As a field, political science has been working on (and arguing about) an understanding of what federalism might achieve and under what conditions it might be successful since Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and especially James Madison wrote under the pseudonym Publius (Publius –).Political scientists and those in closely related disciplines.

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The structure of the book is simple and consistent. It begins with a methodological analysis for the comparison of different constitutional tax systems. This is followed by a description of the “fiscal federalism” systems of selected countries, beginning, for historical reasons, with the United States and concluding with a developing system.

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Contemporary American Federalism traces the development of the federal system within the United States from to the present. In contrast to earlier works on American federalism, this book examines not only national-state relations, but also interstate relations and state-local relations, and does so while introducing and explaining how theories of federalism.

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This book should be required for serious students of comparative government and American government." G. Ross Stephens, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Missouri, Kansas City "At last, an insightful examination of federalism stripped of its romance.

An absolutely splendid book, rigorous but still accessible."Cited by: Cooperative federalism, also known as marble-cake federalism, is a concept of federalism in which federal, state, and local governments interact cooperatively and collectively to solve common problems, rather than making policies separately but more or less equally (such as the dual federalism of the 19th-century United States) or clashing over a policy in a system.

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The present volume seeks to build on and contribute to this growing literature, by developing a systematic comparison of the institutions, policies and developmental patterns of the European Union and the United States.

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Drake, Frederick D. and Lynn R. Nelson, eds. States' Pdf and American Federalism: A Documentary History. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, This book looks at the history of federalism in the United States and the contested nature of the relationship between the state and national governments.