When federalism is not enough? Paths to cooperation in Federal democracies

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Ferreira do Vale, Helder. When federalism is not enough? Paths to cooperation in Federal democracies. 2011
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dc.contributor.author Ferreira do Vale, Helder
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Grup de Recerca en Teoria Política
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-11T01:53:27Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-11T01:53:27Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06-22T09:28:19Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/11757
dc.description.abstract This paper explores an overlooked issue in the literature on federations and federalism: the relationship between federalism and democracy. Starting from the assumption that federalism per se is not enough to guarantee cooperative intergovernmental dynamics between different levels of governments, this article analyzes how democracy reinforces cooperative intergovernmental relations under a federal design. Drawing from empirical evidence of federations in the making – Brazil, India, Malaysia, Mexico, South Africa and Spain – this article shows that in countries where the federal design was built under democratization, namely Brazil, Spain and South Africa, intergovernmental dynamics evolved under an increasingly cooperative mode of interaction.
dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject.other Federalisme -- Brasil
dc.subject.other Federalisme -- Espanya
dc.subject.other Federalisme -- Sud-àfrica
dc.subject.other Democràcia
dc.subject.other Federalisme -- Índia
dc.subject.other Federalisme -- Malàisia
dc.subject.other Federalisme -- Mèxic
dc.subject.other Descentralització administrativa
dc.title When federalism is not enough? Paths to cooperation in Federal democracies
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.date.modified 2012-07-10T07:27:35Z

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