Federalism beyond Federations: Asymmetry and Processes of Resymmetrisation in Europe
Since the end of the Second World War, a set of democratic European countries have established a decentralized system of government based on federal or regional patterns. Some of these systems initially displayed an asymmetrical trend, however, some democracies have implemented a subsequent process of re-symmetrization that changes the structure and the legitimization of the previous political agreements.
Charting the evolution of decentralization processes and asymmetries implemented in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Ukraine and the United Kingdom, leading international scholars illustrate which countries have evolved more symmetrically, why this is so and what the role of political actors in these processes have been. In doing so, each case study:
– Examines the causes of the legal and constitutional asymmetries and the main political cleavages.
Written accessibly and contributing to key debates on federalism and asymmetry, Federalism beyond Federations appeals to academics, politicians, decision-makers and all those interested in the political problems facing modern democracies.
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Political and Administrative Asymmetries in a Devolving United Kingdom
Italy Increasing Decentralisation Decreasing Asymmetry
The Erosion of Regional Powers in the Spanish State of Autonomies
Devolution in the North Atlantic The Case of the Faroe Islands
The Aland Islands as a Continued Asymmetrical Feature of Finnish Governance With Some Convoluted Tendencies of Resymmetrisation
Devolution and Asymmetry in Russia
The Crimean Conundrum
Decentralisation and Asymmetries in Portugal
The End of the Corsican Question?
Conclusions Asymmetries and Decentralisation Processes Comparative Comments
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Rajoitettu esikatselu - 2011