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Intergovernmental Relations and the Puzzle of Institutional Choice

Nicole Bolleyer

in Intergovernmental Cooperation: Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570607
eISBN:
9780191721953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570607.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The chapter highlights the increasing relevance of boundary-crossing problems and thus of institutional choices in the intergovernmental arena of federal and multilevel systems. It distinguishes ... More


Intergovernmental Cooperation: Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond

Nicole Bolleyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570607
eISBN:
9780191721953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Over the past decades, governments have increasingly been confronted with problems that transcend their boundaries. A multitude of policy fields are affected, including environment, trade and ... More


Canada: Nationalism, Federalism, and Social Policy

Daniel Béland and André Lecours

in Nationalism and Social Policy: The Politics of Territorial Solidarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199546848
eISBN:
9780191720468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 2 first examines how the relationship between nation-building and social policy emerged in Canadian society during and immediately following the Second World War. It then demonstrates how ... More


Paradoxes of self-coordination in federal systems

Nicole Bolleyer

in Federal Dynamics: Continuity, Change, and the Varieties of Federalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652990
eISBN:
9780191747915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652990.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that patterns of horizontal self-coordination across lower-level governments in federal systems are driven by willingness as much as capacity. Depending on the internal dynamics ... More


Policy Networks in British Politics: A Critique of Existing Approaches

R. A. W. Rhodes and David Marsh

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the relationship between the approach of policy networks and pluralist and corporatist models of government-interest group relations. It discusses the development of the ... More


Un-joined-up government: intergovernmental relations and citizenship rights1

Alan Trench

in Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter on intergovernmental relations makes the case that an area often thought of as a lawyers' hobby rather than a major political variable is indeed key to the development of social ... More


Policy and policy analysis in Australian states

John Phillimore and Tracey Arklay

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Understanding policy analysis within State and Territory governments in Australia presents quite a challenge. State governments are part of a federation in which the Commonwealth government is ... More


Federalism

Richard Simeon and Beryl A. Radin

in The United States and Canada: How Two Democracies Differ and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190870829
eISBN:
9780190909529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870829.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

The federal systems of Canada and the United States (U.S.) are difficult to define both individually and in comparative terms. They are similar in some ways yet very different in others. They have ... More


Basque participation in the state’s EU decisions

Angela K. Bourne

in The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067501
eISBN:
9781781701348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067501.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores the system of intergovernmental relations and tries to determine if it functions as a vehicle for powersharing in state European Union (EU) decisions. It takes a look at the ... More


Policy analysis and public sector capacity

Brian Head

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Policy bureaucrats have been the main providers of public policy advice in modern Australia. But this central role has been seriously challenged by the rise of alternative (non-government) sources of ... More


Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Scott L. Greer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Most of the expansive literature on social citizenship follows its leading thinker, T. H. Marshall, and talks only about the British state, often referring only to England. But social citizenship ... More


Paris: Intergovernmental Competition and Joint Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter shows that, whereas urban preservation in Paris had long been a privilege of the state, the municipal government has begun to claim more autonomy over its urban territory and attempted ... More


The Logic of Political Fragmentation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter presents the main theoretical framework of the book. After defining the concept of political fragmentation, the chapter identifies three major types of political fragmentation (i.e., ... More


Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Abigail Fisher Williamson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Even as Donald Trump’s election has galvanized anti-immigration politics, many local governments have welcomed immigrants, some even going so far as to declare their communities “sanctuary cities” ... More


The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Yue Zhang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The practice of urban preservation has become increasingly controversial in modern cities. In some places, historic monuments dismantled decades ago are rebuilt in exactly the same fashion, whereas ... More


Policy Networks in Britain: The Early Years

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Network Governance and the Differentiated Polity: Selected Essays, Volume I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786108
eISBN:
9780191827785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786108.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In an assessment of the distinctive British contribution to the study of policy networks, the chapter reviews, first, the micro-level of analysis: group dynamics, and social network analysis. Second, ... More


Europeanisation: a catalyst for change

Nicholas Rees and Bernadette Connaughton

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter investigates whether Europeanisation has been a catalyst for change in the pattern of governance in Ireland. It presents a theoretical framework for understanding the effects of ... More


Political Boundaries and Beyond

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion synthesizes the results of the book and describes the implications of the study for urban preservation, social justice, and broader urban changes. It examines the explanatory power of ... More


How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Yingyi Qian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

As China has transformed itself from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, economists have tried to understand and interpret the success of Chinese reform. As the Chinese economist Yingyi ... More


A Fiscal Interest Approach to Subnational Government Incentives: Implications for the Design of Tax and Transfer Systems

Caroline Pöschl and Barry R. Weingast

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The design of the fiscal system vitally shapes subnational government institutions, policy choices, and economic performance. In this chapter focuses on the fiscal interest approach; the idea that ... More


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