Exploring Federalism

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University of Alabama Press, Jan 30, 1987 - Political Science - 335 pages
The release of this book in 1987 prompted a flurry of excellent and complimentary reviews furthering Elazar’s already considerable reputation as the leading contemporary scholar of federalism.
 

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FEDERAL

Contents

1 Why Federalism?
1
2 What Is Federalism?
33
3 Federalism as Means and End
80
4 Federal Ideas and Forms
115
5 The Elements of Federalism
154
6 Centralizing and Decentralizing Trends in Contemporary Federal Systems
198
7 Will the Postmodern Epoch Be an Era of Federalism?
223
Notes
266
Selected Bibliography
304
Index
327
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Daniel J. Elazar is director, Center for the Study of Federalism, Temple University.

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