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Democratic Deficit or the Europeanisation of Secession? Explaining the Devolution Referendums in Scotland
This article deals with the variation in the demand for self-government in Scotland – as measured by the vote in the two referendums – between 1979, when devolution was rejected, and 1997, whenExpand
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Ideology and rationality: The Europeanisation of the Scottish National Party
Dieser Beitrag beschaftigt sich mit den Auswirkungen der Europaisierung auf einen regionalen Akteur, namentlich die Schottische Nationalpartei (SNP). Der Autor analysiert die Reaktion der Partei aufExpand
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Conceptualizing, Measuring, and Theorizing Dynamic Decentralization in Federations
This paper develops a conceptual, methodological and theoretical framework for analyzing dynamic de/centralization in federations. It starts by briefly reviewing the literature and outlining theExpand
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The dynamics of confederalism and federalism: Comparing Switzerland and the EU
Abstract This article outlines the modern historical evolution of the Swiss political system and describes the main features of its contemporary federalism. In particular, it focuses on how theExpand
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Subnational Democracy in the European Union: Challenges and Opportunities
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The acid test?: Competing theses on the nationality -democracy nexus and the case of Switzerland
The article deals with the connection between nationality and democracy and explores the role Switzerland plays in the scholarly debate on this question. It identifies three main theses – theExpand
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De/Centralisation Dataset
The dataset contains measures of de/centralisation across 22 policy areas and five fiscal categories in six federations – Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Switzerland, and the United States – fromExpand
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Federal Democracy in Switzerland
This chapter investigates the relationship between federalism and democracy in Switzerland. It explores how the interaction between them has evolved over time in the Swiss system in relation, amongExpand
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Dynamic Decentralization in Federations: Comparative Conclusions
This article develops a conceptual, methodological and theoretical framework for analyzing dynamic de/centralization in federations. It first reviews the literature and outlines the research designExpand
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