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The Process of Federal Transition

Jeffrey Kahn

in Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246991
eISBN:
9780191599606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246998.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The Soviet regime's political successors intended, from the start, a transition to a genuine federal system. An examination of the formal debates and conflicts between political elites reveals that ... More


Thinking about Funding Federal Retirement Plans

Toni Hustead

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Most US federal retirement plans are now fully funded, but since plan assets must legally be invested in federal securities, fund surpluses are used to reduce overall federal budget deficits. As a ... More


From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax, 1861 to Present

Steven A. Bank

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195326192
eISBN:
9780199775811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326192.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The U.S. corporate income tax — and in particular the double taxation of corporate income — has long been one of the most criticized and stubbornly persistent aspects of the federal revenue system. ... More


The Role of Law in the Functioning of Federal Systems

George A. Bermann

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Federal systems are about the distribution of legal and political power, but law is not only one of the currencies of federalism, it is also one of federalism's most important supports; this chapter ... More


The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Kalypso Nicolaidis and Robert Howse (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is about the complex and changing relationship between levels of governance in the US and the European Union. On the basis of a transatlantic dialogue between scholars concerned about modes ... More


Federal Governance in the United States and the European Union: A Policy Network Perspective

John Peterson and Laurence J. O'Toole

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The authors start by pointing out that as institutional forms for the governance of polities on a massive scale in the USA and the EU, networks face serious and potentially disabling challenges in ... More


The Belgian Permanent Representation to the European Union: Mailbox, Messenger, or Representative?

Bart Kerremans and Jan Beyers

in The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: The European Level

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199248056
eISBN:
9780191601545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248052.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the role of the Belgian permanent representation to the European Union from two angles. The first is sceptical, and asks, in light of the presence of all ... More


European Citizenship: The Relevance of the American Model

Denis Lacorne

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Draws an analogy between the threats posed by social heterogeneity in the USA and the threats posed by differing national allegiances in the EU. The author reminds USA that core political identities ... More


Introduction: The ECJ as a Federal Constitutional Court

Alicia Hinarejos

in Judicial Control in the European Union: Reforming Jurisdiction in the Intergovernmental Pillars

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569960
eISBN:
9780191721977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569960.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on those aspects of the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that liken it to the constitutional court of a federal legal system. It provides a broad-brush overview of the ... More


Why Federalism and Constitutional Positivism Don’t Mix

James A. Gardner

in New Frontiers of State Constitutional Law: Dual Enforcement of Norms

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195368321
eISBN:
9780199867509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368321.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter places the book's approach in its interpretational context by linking the federal structure of constitutional norm production to the ever-present problem of interpretational methodology. ... More


A Load Too Heavy: Religion and the Debate over Government Relief

Robert Wuthnow

in Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159898
eISBN:
9781400852116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159898.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how a state that was once favorable to the federal welfare system became so antagonistic to big government a half century later. It argues that although Texas benefited from and ... More


Political Institutions and Redistribution

Alberto Alesina and Edward Glaeser

in Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199267668
eISBN:
9780191602153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267669.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the “political” explanations for the difference in the distributive policies of the United States and Europe. Political and institutional variables provide useful insights on ... More


The Federal Reserve: What Everyone Needs to Know

Stephen H. Axilrod

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199934485
eISBN:
9780199345786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934485.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The Federal Reserve System—the central bank of the United States, better known as the Fed—has never been more controversial. Criticism has reached such levels that Congressman Ron Paul, contender for ... More


One Supreme Court: Supremacy, Inferiority, and the Judicial Department of the United States

James E. Pfander

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340334
eISBN:
9780199867233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340334.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Despite over two hundred years of experience with constitutional government, much remains unclear about the power of the political branches to curtail or re-define the judicial power of the United ... More


Introduction

Mercier Paul and Francesco Papadia

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/9780199557523.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The introduction clarifies the main purpose of the book: to give an analytical account of the technology for monetary policy implementation of the European Central Bank, comparing it, when useful, ... More


Indian Federalism

Balveer Arora, K.K. Kailash, Rekha Saxena, and H. Kham Khan Suan

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines research writing about key themes related to federalism in India, including multilevel federal design and the impact of the changing party system on the operation of the federal ... More


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

Michael Burgess

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606238
eISBN:
9780191752476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The book is about the theory and practice of federal state formation in the post-Cold War era. It introduces the concept of the federal spirit as an instrument to examine and explore the emergence of ... More


Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Donald Pisani

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States—to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country—shows in ... More


Introduction

Dinah Shelton

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to demonstrate how developments in international law have in turn influenced domestic legal systems, especially new ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


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