The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems by Michael A. PaganoThe Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems by Michael A. Pagano

The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems

byMichael A. PaganoEditorR. Leonardi

Hardcover | January 17, 2007

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Nation states around the globe are increasingly raising the 'federalism' card as a means of explaining their commitment to democracy, self-determination, and recognition of the rights of all peoples. Yet, the term federalism does not convey the same set of institutions, values and beliefs to all people at all times. 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?'
MICHAEL A. PAGANO is Professor and Director of Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is co-editor with Susan Clarke and Gary Gaile of Urban Affairs Review. He has published numerous articles and books on urban finance, capital budgeting, federalism, transportation policy, infrastructure, urban development ...
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Title:The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political SystemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:January 17, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230019595

ISBN - 13:9780230019591

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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