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Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience / Edition 1

Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience / Edition 1

by David McKay
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In this captivating work, David McKay examines the policy dynamics of the European Union following the adoption of a single currency in 1999. It studies in detail the experience of existing federations, identifying specifically those arrangements that hold lessons for the emerging European policy. The volume will be of prime importance to scholars and students of the European Union, comparative politics, federalism, and the political economy, or for anyone curious about the economic future of Europe.

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ISBN-13: 9780199244355
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/01/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. 'Stateness', Federalism, and Institutional Adaptation
2. The Federal Experience and the European Union
3. The United States: The Rise and Fall of Territorial Politics
4. Canada: The Unresolved Federal Bargain
5. Australia: Party Discipline and Fiscal Dependence
6. Germany: Adaptation and Change in a Centralized Federation
7. Switzerland: Dispersing Power for National Unity
8. The Federal Experience in Comparative Context
9. Designing Europe

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