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Federal Constitutionalism I: Options for Federal Design

Wayne Norman

in Negotiating Nationalism: Nation-Building, Federalism, and Secession in the Multinational State

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198293354
eISBN:
9780191604126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293356.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the basic options for the design of a democratic federation. These include how to determine the boundaries of federal provinces, how to divide legislative and administrative ... More


Federal Constitutionalism II: Evaluating and Justifying Options for Federal Design

Wayne Norman

in Negotiating Nationalism: Nation-Building, Federalism, and Secession in the Multinational State

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198293354
eISBN:
9780191604126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293356.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the principles that liberal democrats, including liberal nationalists, should use when choosing between the constitutional and federal options discussed in the preceding ... More


Federal Theory

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:
10.1093/0199246998.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Theories of federalism are explored in detail, with particular attention to the work of Dahl, Lijphart, Riker, and Wheare. Issues addressed include anti‐majoritarianism, asymmetry, centralization, ... More


William H. Riker and the Federal Bargain

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/9780199606238.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter provides a brief intellectual biography of Riker and examines in detail his major contribution to the study of federalism. His distinctive approach to and understanding of federalism is ... More


Federal Theory and European Union

DAVID MCKAY

in Federalism and European Union: A Political Economy Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296775
eISBN:
9780191685279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296775.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter covers the problems of definition and establishes that the European Union is indeed a species of federal state. It also reports an intellectual justification for studying the origins and ... 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


Conclusion: the Federal Spirit in Theory and Practice

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/9780199606238.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The chapter concludes the book by returning to the concept of the federal spirit and assesses its significance as a conceptual lens designed to assist toward an explanation of how and why the new ... More


Conclusion

Signe Rehling Larsen

in The Constitutional Theory of the Federation and the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198859260
eISBN:
9780191891700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859260.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The conclusion sums up the main arguments of the book: the EU is not an association sui generis. Rather, it belongs to the political form of the federation: a discrete form of political association ... More


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