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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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The Ways of Federalism and The Horizons of the Spanish State of Autonomies: Volume 1

Edited by: Alberto Lopez Basaguren, Leire Escajedo San-Epifanio

ISBN13: 9783642277191
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Germany
Format: Hardback
Price: £219.99

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The Spanish system of territorial autonomies has reached a crossroads. After over thirty years of development, the consensus regarding its appropriateness has started to crumble. The transformation project embodied by the reform of the Statute of Catalonia (2006) has failed to achieve its most significant aims. Although the concept of Spain as a federation is disputed - more within the country than beyond -, the evolution of the Spanish system needs to follow a markedly federalist path. In this perspective, reference models take on critical importance. This book gathers the works of a broad group of European, American and Spanish experts who analyse the present-day challenges of their respective systems in terms of the distribution of power (competences), inter-governmental relations and the integration of diversity, the objective being to contribute ideas which might help to address the evolution of the Spanish system in light of the experience of more established federal systems.

European Jurisdictions, Spain
General Overview.
Federal Challenges in the Era of Globalization.
The Ways of Federalism in Western Countries and the Division of Powers.
The Division of Powers and the Horizons of Territorial Autonomy in Spain.