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This, the first monograph in series that aims to shed light on the subject, by Elazar focuses on the origins and theories of federalism, drawn from a broad range of historical and political context. Written in an accessible but concise style, this volume gives the reader the necessary overview of the topic that forms background for the case studies that follow, and highlights the multidimensional nature and diverse applications of federalism.

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Pages : 80
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1699-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1699-0
Publish Year : 1995

1. Introduction
2. Fundamental forms and principles of Federalism
3. History of Federalism
4. Federalsim Today
5.United States: En Example of Conceptualised noncetralisation

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