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Rethinking federalism

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This thesis is motivated by uncertainty in the academic literature surrounding the meaning of federalism and the appropriate usage of the concept to describe political systems. In particular, its use in characterising systems of regional integration which have moved beyond a strictly inter-governmental character, but not yet reached Statehood, is today highly contested, as in the case of the European Union. The established consensus that this entity constitutes a wholly novel ‘sui generis’...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - European Studies at Oxford

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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