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Should Nation‐building be Federalized? Should Nation‐building be Federalized? Reconsidering the Role of Federalism in Normative Political Theory

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:
10.1093/0198293356.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is not possible for every community that considers itself to be a nation to have a state of its own. This is not even the preferred option for most national minorities themselves. Rather, most ... More


State Autonomy in Democratic Societies

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents a theory of the state that challenges the assumption that democracy makes the state responsive to social preferences, electoral coalitions, and public opinion. It makes three ... More


Restoring the Autonomy of Jammu & Kashmir

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter deals with the restoration of the autonomy of Jammu & Kashmir. The first section presents the memorandum of the National Conference to the Prime Minister on 4 November 1995. The second ... More


Conclusion: State Autonomy in Democratic Societies

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book has explored the origins of discretionary regulatory authority in federal bureaucracies, suggesting that it was a consequence of the regulatory debates that ensued when the Civil War came ... More


Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Stephen Tierney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592791
eISBN:
9780191741067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The use of referendums around the world has grown remarkably in the past thirty years and, in particular, referendums are today deployed more than ever in the settlement of constitutional questions, ... More


The Role of the State in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

in Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the theoretical controversy raging between the proponents of neoliberalism, who advocate the complete withdrawal of the state from the economy, and the proponents of the ... More


State Power Structures

Keith Dowding

in Rational Choice and Political Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529206333
eISBN:
9781529206371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206333.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Where Chapter 5 concentrated on the power debate in terms of the community power studies, Chapter 6 turns the argument to more general theories of the state notably pluralism and state autonomy ... More


Human dignity and the classification of welfare states

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the two issues that have emerged from studying the dignity of unemployed persons in Sweden, China, the UK, and Hong Kong. The first issue is the application of human dignity to ... More


Federalism

Sanford Levinson

in Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890750
eISBN:
9780190260088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890750.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines federalism as a form of government of the United States. It begins with an overview of the definition of federalism, with particular emphasis on geopolitical division, ... More


The market

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reports the debate surrounding economic liberalization that revolves primarily between those who believe that autonomous spheres of economic influence in authoritarian states can ... More


Political Values under Competitive Pressure

Johanna Stark

in Law for Sale: A Philosophical Critique of Regulatory Competition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198839491
eISBN:
9780191875441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839491.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The arguments presented in this chapter spell out the idea that regulatory competition, or the existence of law markets, is at odds with how the state, as the primary political entity of our time, ... More


Business Interests and State Autonomy in India

Rob Jenkins

in Class and Conflict: Revisiting Pranab Bardhan's Political Economy of India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199499687
eISBN:
9780199098811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499687.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Given the striking increases in the wealth and stature of India’s private sector over the past quarter century, we may expect its role to have changed from that outlined The Political Economy of ... More


Pathways to Neoliberalism: The Institutional Logic of a Welfare State Reform

Michal Koreh

Michael Shalev (ed.)

in Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793021
eISBN:
9780191834769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793021.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Babb and Fourcade used the term “pragmatic” to refer to the adoption of neoliberal policy tools as practical solutions to economic problems. This chapter shows that the pragmatic path to ... More


The International Rule of Law

Carmen E. Pavel

in Law Beyond the State: Dynamic Coordination, State Consent, and Binding International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197543894
eISBN:
9780197543924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543894.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that one of the main goals of an international rule of law is the protection of state autonomy from arbitrary interference by international institutions and that the best way to ... More


Conclusion: Legacy and Metamorphosis

in The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of slavery and the Conservative Party in the history of the Brazilian monarchy during the period from 1831 to 1871. It provides a ... More


Law for Sale: A Philosophical Critique of Regulatory Competition

Johanna Stark

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198839491
eISBN:
9780191875441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The book focuses on the philosophical underpinnings, problems, and consequences of regulatory competition. The term ‘regulatory competition’ describes a dynamic in which states as producers of legal ... More


Introduction: Technocracy and Political Epistemology

Jeffrey Friedman

in Power without Knowledge: A Critique of Technocracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190877170
eISBN:
9780190909505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877170.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

As technocracy has spread, critical analysis of it has stagnated. In part, this is because the critics take an external perspective on technocracy, condemning it for being anti-democratic. This ... More


Article 345 TFEU

Marcus Klamert

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.503
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 295 EC The Treaties shall in no way prejudice the rules in Member States governing the system of property ownership.


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