Dialogues on Constitutional Origins, Structure, and Change in Federal Countries

Dialogues on Constitutional Origins, Structure, and Change in Federal Countries

eBook - 2005
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McGill Queens Univ Pr
An exploration of the origins, structure, and change of twelve federal constitutions.
These lively, timely, and accessible dialogues on federal systems provide a comparative snapshot of each topic and include comparative analyses, glossaries of country-specific terminology, and a timeline of major constitutional events. Countries considered include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States. Whether you are a student or teacher of federalism, working in the field of federalism, or simply interested in the topic, these booklets will prove to be an insightful, brief exploration of the topic at hand in each of the featured countries. Contributors include Ignatius Ayua Akaayar (Federal Republic of Nigeria), Raoul Blindenbacher (Forum of Federations), Barbara Brook (Forum of Federations), Kris Deschouwer (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Juan Marcos Gutiérrez González (Consul General of Mexico, Denver, CO), Rainer Knopff (University of Calgary), Jutta Kramer (Universität Hannover), Katy Le Roy (University of Melbourne), Akhtar Majeed (Hamdard University), Marat S. Salikov (Urals State Law Academy), Cheryl Saunders (University of Melbourne), Anthony M. Sayers (University of Calgary), Nicolas Schmitt, (Université de Fribourg), Celina Sousa (University of São Paulo), Nico Steytler (University of Western Cape), and G. Alan Tarr (Rutgers University).

Publisher: Montreal [Que.] ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : Published for Forum of Federations and International Association of Centers for Federal Studies by McGill-Queen's University Press, Ă2005
ISBN: 9780773573062
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 65 pages) : maps
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