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The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems

  • Michael A. Pagano
  • Robert Leonardi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. In the Eye of the Beholder: The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems

  3. Constitutional and Political Framework

  4. The Fiscal Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Michael A. Pagano
      Pages 103-106
    3. Jeffrey I. Chapman
      Pages 107-135
  5. The Policy Framework

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Michael A. Pagano, Robert Leonardi
      Pages 287-287

About this book


This collection of essays is designed to help scholars and practitioners understand the fluid and dynamic nature of federalism, with particular emphasis on the federal system in the United States. The book is written to aid our understanding of the contemporary question 'which federalism?'


constitution federalism governance Government Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael A. Pagano
    • 1
  • Robert Leonardi
    • 2
  1. 1.University of IllinoisChicagoUSA
  2. 2.London School of EconomicsUK

About the editors

ROBERT AGRANOFF Professor Emeritus, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University - Bloomington, USA ANN O'M. BOWMAN James F. and Maude B. Byrnes Professor of Government, University of South Carolina, USA JEFFREY CHAPMAN Professor of Public Administration and former Director of the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University, USA SUSAN E. CLARKE Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA W. BARTLEY HILDRETH Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance, W. Frank Barton School of Business and the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs, and director of the Kansas Public Finance Center, Wichita State University, USA CHRISTOPHER HOENE Research Manager, National League of Cities (NLC), USA DAPHNE KENYON Principal of D.A. Kenyon & Associates, a public finance consulting firm, USA SARAH LIEBSCHUTZ Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of the State University of New York, USA RAFFAELLA Y. NANETTI Professor of Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA FILIPPO SABETTI Professor of Political Science, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada CELINA SOUZA Professor of Public Administration and Research Fellow, Centre for Human Resources, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil CAROL WEISSERT LeRoy Collins Eminent Scholar Chair of Civic Education and Political Science, Florida State University, USA.

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