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Author Burgess, Michael, 1949-

Title In search of the federal spirit : new comparative empirical and theoretical perspectives / by Michael Burgess
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Contents Introduction : the revival of the federal idea -- In search of the federal spirit -- Kenneth C. Wheare and the federal principle -- William S. Livingston and federal society -- William H. Riker and the federal bargain -- Carl J. Friedrich and federalism as process -- Daniel J. Elazar and federalism as covenant -- Standing on the shoulders of giants : the conditions of success and failure in federations -- Federal democracy : federalism as political culture, civil society, and liberal democratic constitutionalism -- The foundations of the new federal models : three case studies -- Conclusion : the federal spirit in theory and practice
Summary 'In Search of the Federal Spirit' is a major examination of the theory and practice of federal state formation in the post-Cold War era. It introduces the concept of the federal spirit as a means of exploring the emergence of a range of new political models
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Federal government
Federal government.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019161159X (electronic bk.)
0191752479 (ebook)
1283937719 (MyiLibrary)
9780191611599 (electronic bk.)
9780191752476 (ebook)
9781283937719 (MyiLibrary)