Exploring sub-national island jurisdictions: An editorial introduction

  title={Exploring sub-national island jurisdictions: An editorial introduction},
  author={Godfrey Baldacchino and David Milne},
  journal={The Round Table},
  pages={487 - 502}
Abstract Sub-national island jurisdictions (SNIJs) manifest diverse expressions of governance within typically asymmetrical relationships with a much larger state. Dubbed ‘federacies’ in the literature on federalism, these bilateral systems of self- and shared-rule arise almost exclusively on islands. The jurisdictional powers that island federacies enjoy are principally a result of bilateral negotiations between island political elites and a (usually benign) metropole. This bargain is struck… 
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