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Congressional Insolvency

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Provides background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, and establish that, by 1787, Congress was marked by military ... More


Trends in Decentralization

Christopher Ansell and Jane Gingrich

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Demands for state decentralization are sometimes justified as bringing government closer to the people, thereby enhancing opportunities for political participation. This chapter examines ... More


Legislative Balancing through Intergovernmental Bargaining

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Seven proposes a more modest modification to the anti-commandeering rule, requiring judicial deference to consensual state-federal legislative bargaining over federalism entitlements. ... More


Institutional Explanations for Political Support

Pippa Norris

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Substantial cross‐national variations have been demonstrated in political support/institutional confidence; the aim of this chapter is to investigate why these major differences between countries ... More


Escaping Joint-Decision Traps: National and Supranational Experiences Compared

Arthur Benz

in The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

This chapter compares multilevel governance in the EU and in federal systems of nation states. While federal states use a variety of modes of intergovernmental coordination of policies, patterns of ... More


Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: the Conditions of Success and Failure in Federations

Michael Burgess

in In Search of the Federal Spirit: New Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606238
eISBN:
9780191752476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606238.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter builds upon the previous surveys of the five federal theorists by taking from their work those aspects that can be utilised for the purpose of constructing a new set of conditions or ... More


Federal Theory and European Union

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the extent to which the EU may qualify as a form of federal state. It explains the theory of the origins of federation that meets the basic tests of reliability and validity and ... More


Understanding European Union II: 1983–1992

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the more influential explanations invoked to explain the Single European Act (SEA) and the Maastricht Treaty. Most of the contributions on the SEA and Maastricht emphasize not ... More


Functioning of the Eurosystem framework since 1999

F. Papadia and T. Välimäki

in The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter examines empirically the actual functioning of the Eurosystem framework for the implementation of monetary policy, i.e. the monetary policy implementation technology, in normal times and ... More


Prospects for the European Federal Bargain

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the viability of the European Federal bargain. It argues that though the EU#x0027;s competence in such areas as competition policy and environmental protection has increased in ... More


“Whatever Requisition the President Shall Make” and the Federal Duties of State Executives

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the relationship of the executive branch and the federal state executive. The federal state executive is responsible for conducting federal legislative elections and deciding ... More


Bill Clinton’s “Russia Hand”

Strobe Talbott

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The interviews given by Strobe Talbott in December 2000 and early 2001 illuminate the critical policy choices driven by the personal chemistry between Clinton and Yeltsin. He responded with his ... More


The Scope and Accountability of Executive Power in Germany

Eberhard Schmidt-Aβmann and Christoph Möllers

in The Executive and Public Law: Power and Accountability in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285594
eISBN:
9780191700361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285594.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

German constitutional law adopts a unitary notion of executive power. The cardinal provision of the German Constitution or Grundgesetz, distinguishes the two other powers — those of the legislature ... More


Member State Federalism and Primary EU Law

ELKE CLOOTS

in National Identity in EU Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198733768
eISBN:
9780191798139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733768.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The present chapter demonstrates that a rule-like style of adjudication, in particular a categorical one, offers the best prospect for the European Court of Justice to arrive at a proper trade-off ... More


Conclusions

Cameron Ross

in Federalism and Democratisation in Russia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058691
eISBN:
9781781700174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058691.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Article 1 of the Russian Constitution states that the Russian Federation ‘is a democratic federative rule of law state with a republican form of government’. However, as this book has shown, whilst ... More


Introduction

Arthur B. Gunlicks

in The Länder and German federalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065323
eISBN:
9781781700464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065323.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Germany, like most European states, has a well-established parliamentary system with the typical array of rights and liberties associated with all recognised, functioning democracies. Germany is a ... More


It’s More Complicated Than It Looks

Tom Berg

in Minnesota's Miracle: Learning from the Government That Worked

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680528
eISBN:
9781452948690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680528.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter is concerned with the internal politics within the DFL House Caucus, including complaints about Irv Anderson’s performance as majority leader, which resulted in a serious battle for his ... More


The Post–Civil Rights Borderland: The Arizona-Sonora Border

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Arizona has played a historic role in national “law and order” policymaking and immigration politics. Today it has some of the highest levels of criminal arrest, prosecution, and sentencing for ... More


Solidarity in the European Union *: Problems and Prospects

Andrea Sangiovanni

in Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199588770
eISBN:
9780191741029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588770.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reconstructs and criticizes three different arguments regarding how and whether solidarity, as a value, applies to the EU, and what implications each one has for our understanding of ... More


Rethinking the Eurosystem

Hans-Werner Sinn

in The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702139
eISBN:
9780191771828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702139.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Rather than reinventing the wheel, Europe could copy the US financial system, avoiding the fatal mistakes the US made in its first decades after some initial debt mutualization under its first ... More


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