German Federalism Past, Present, Future by Maiken Umbach

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Subjects:

  • Central government,
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • History-Europe - Germany,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Political Science-Government - Comparative,
  • Federal government,
  • History,
  • Politics and government

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL9432671M
ISBN 100333968603
ISBN 109780333968604

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At a time when the operation and reform of federal relations within Australia are squarely on the political agenda, this volume brings together eminent lawyers, economists and political scientists who explain, analyse and evaluate the theory and principles underpinning the Australian federal system.Maiken Umbach teaches modern European history at the University of Manchester (UK).

She is the author of Federalism and Enlightenment in Germany, () and German Federalism: Past, Present, Future (). Bernd Huppauf is Professor of German at New York University.

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