Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the relationship between federalism and democracy and features case studies on USA, Russia, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Canada and the European Union.The historical trend has been for democratic reforms to erode federalism by enhancing federal (i.e. national) power. ... assemble and administer the Government in persona#39; (Federalist 10), then neither the United States nor its constituent states have been democratic. ... One also can estimate the closeness of a democratic government a#39;to the ideal by finding answers for three questions: ( a) how much of theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Michael Burgess, Alain-G. Gagnon|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2010-02-25|