Federalism and Democracy: Beyond the U.S. Model

@article{Stepan1999FederalismAD,
  title={Federalism and Democracy: Beyond the U.S. Model},
  author={A. Stepan},
  journal={Journal of Democracy},
  year={1999},
  volume={10},
  pages={19 - 34}
}
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