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Routledge Series in Federal Studies

Formerly The Cass Series in Regional and Federal Studies

Series Editor: Michael Burgess, Paolo Dardanelli

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  1. Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Case for Multinational Federalism

    Beyond the all-encompassing nation

    By Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Throughout the world, liberal-democracies are grappling with increasing claims made in the name of minority national, socio-cultural and ethno-cultural identities that seek greater recognition in the institutions of the nation-state. This work inserts itself into debates centred on diversity...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Ethiopia

    A Comparative Regional Study

    By Asnake Kefale

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    This book examines the impact of the federal restructuring of Ethiopia on ethnic conflicts. The adoption of ethnic federalism in Ethiopia was closely related with the problem of creating a state structure that could be used as instrument of managing the complex ethno-linguistic diversity of the...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Multinational Federations

    Edited by Michael Burgess, John Pinder

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    This is the first comparative volume available on multinational federations, bringing together an international range of experts on federalism. Multinational federations are federal states intended to provide a framework that can accommodate, manage and resolve some of the most intractable...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Explaining Federalism

    State, society and congruence in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany and Switzerland

    By Jan Erk

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    This book deals with the theoretical and empirical questions of federalism in the context of five case studies: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany and Switzerland. The central argument is that in the long run the political institutions of federalism adapt to achieve congruence with the underlying...

    Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Federal Democracies

    Edited by Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the relationship between federalism and democracy. Taking the late 18th century US Federal Experience as its starting-point, the book uses the contributions of Calhoun, Bryce and Proudhon as 19th century conceptual prisms through which we can witness...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Mastering Globalization

    New Sub-States' Governance and Strategies

    Edited by Stéphane Paquin, Guy LaChappelle

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Contemporary globalization is transforming and undermining the role of the nation-state, causing it to lose its grip on both the national economy and identity. This is a penetrating analysis of this phenomenon and an explorationn of how governments - national, regional, local, global...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Multinational Federalism and Value Pluralism

    The Spanish Case

    By Ferran Requejo

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    This book addresses the democratic accommodation of national pluralism through federal rules. The key question is: can federalism be a fair and workable way of articulating multinational societies according to revised liberal-democratic patterns? In recent years, scholarly discussion on this issue...

    Published February 10th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Regional Interests and Regional Actors

    Wales and Saxony as Modern Regions in Europe

    Edited by Jörg Mathias

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    The question of how to organize and manage sustainable regional development has recently come to the fore in many places across the industrialized countries of Central and Western Europe, and especially within the European Union (EU).This book looks at the home-grown natural, economic and social,...

    Published February 5th 2004 by Routledge

  10. New Borders for a Changing Europe

    Cross-Border Cooperation and Governance

    Edited by Liam O'Dowd, James Anderson, Thomas M. Wilson

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    The "deepening and widening" of the EU has thrown its changing internal and external borders into sharp relief. This work demonstrates that borders are key spaces within which issues such as identity, memory and trust, and communication between states continue to be played out and transformed....

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge