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

Arthur Benz and Jörg Broschek

Abstract

Federal systems develop through time by simultaneously exhibiting continuity and change. But what are the typical patterns that constitute diverging pathways of federal dynamics? And how can we account for continuity and change in federal systems? By linking different strands of research and theorizing, this volume suggests a comprehensive approach to the study of federal dynamics. Its innovative potential lies in the combination of different theoretical perspectives on a common research problem, that is, understanding and explaining the dynamics of federalism. Departing from a multi-dimension ... More

Keywords: comparative federalism, theories of federalism, federal dynamics, institutional change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199652990
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652990.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arthur Benz, editor
Professor of Political Science at the Technische Universität Darmstadt

Jörg Broschek, editor
Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Technische Universität Darmstadt

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