Why Federalism Matters
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SubjectFederalism; Federal studies; Governance; Case law; Handbook; Self-rule; Shared-rule; Pluralism
Why are federal and regional systems looked at with increasing interest? What are their objectives? How do these systems look like in times of globalization and supranational integration? How are powers divided legally and exercised in practice? How do courts interpret intergovernmental relations? Which are the lessons to be learned and applied by practitioners, policy-makers and civil servants, operating within federal and regional systems?
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