Distribution of Powers and Responsibilities in Federal Countries

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Dec 5, 2005 - Political Science - 392 pages
Contributors include Hugues Dumont (Belgium), J.Isawa Elaigwu (Nigeria), Thomas Fleiner (Switzerland), Xavier Bernadí Gil (Spain), Ellis Katz (USA), Nicolas Lagasse (Belgium), George Mathew (India), Clement Macintyre (Australia), Enric Argullol Murgades (Spain), Manuel González Oropeza (Mexico), Marcelo Piancastelli (Brazil), Hans-Peter Schneider (Germany), Richard Simeon (Canada), Marc Van der Hulst (Belgium), Sébastien Van Drooghenbroeck (Belgium), and John M. Williams (Australia).
 

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Contents

Distribution of Powers and Responsibilities
3
Commonwealth of Australia
9
Kingdom of Belgium
35
Federal Republic of Brazil
67
Canada
92
Federal Republic of Germany
124
Republic of India
156
United Mexican States
182
Kingdom of Spain
239
Swiss Confederation
266
United States of America
296
Comparative Conclusions
322
Contributors
351
Participating Experts
357
Index
363
Copyright

Federal Republic of Nigeria
208

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Akhtar Majeed is professor of political science and director of the Centre for Federal Studies, Hamdard University, New Delhi.

Ronald L. Watts is principal emeritus and professor emeritus of political studies, Queen's University.

Douglas M. Brown is fel

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