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作者 Parker, Jeffrey (Jeffrey Trevor), author
書名 Comparative federalism and intergovernmental agreements : analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States / Jeffrey Parker
出版項 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
©2015
國際標準書號 9781138237827 (pbk)
9781138018105 (hbk)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  JC355 .P334 2016    在架上    30650020069338
說明 xiv, 251 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Routledge series in federal studies ; 21
附註 "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 provide a theoretical framework for their study. This book addresses both of these deficiencies by comparing the use of agreements in six federations (Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States) and considering why certain federations form more agreements than others. Parker analyzes the data using an institutional framework that considers the effects of seven variables, including the constitutional division of powers, the system of intergovernmental transfers, the size of the welfare state and the nature of governing institutions. In addition, the study provides the first ever comparative database of national intergovernmental agreements -- a new resource for future research
Includes bibliographical references and index
Originally published in hardcover: 2015
主題 Federal government -- Case studies
Central-local government relations -- Case studies
Intergovernmental cooperation -- Case studies
Comparative government -- Case studies
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General. bisacsh
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