A Global Dialogue on Federalism, Volume 8 Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems

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These lively, timely, and accessible dialogues on federal systems provide the reader with highlights of each topic, serving as an entry point to the corresponding book, which offers a more in depth, comprehensive exploration of the theme. Whether you are a student or teacher of federalism, working in the field of federalism, or simply interested in the theme, these booklets are an insightful and informative analysis of the topic at hand in each of the featured countries.

Booklet 8 explores the topic of intergovernmental relations with the following federal-type countries or regimes as case studies: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, the United States, and a special chapter on the European Union.

Contributors include Walter F. Carnota (University of Buenos Aires), Peter Bußjäger (Vorarlberger Landtag), Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida (University of São Paulo), Marc-Antoine Adam (Gouvernement du Québec), Roland Lhotta (Institut für Politikwissenschaft), Julia von Blumenthal (Institut für Politikwissenschaft), Mahendra Prasad Singh (University of Delhi), Rekha Saxena (Hamdard University), Eghosa E. Osaghae (Igbinedion University), Derek Powell (Republic of South Africa), María Jesús García Morales (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona Campus UAB), Thomas Pfisterer (Universität St-Gallen), Ursula Abderhalden (Universität St-Gallen), Troy E. Smith (Brigham Young University at Hawaii), Cheryl Saunders (University of Melbourne), and Johanne Poirier (Université Libre de Bruxelles).