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Soviet federalism, nationalism and economic decentralisation

Soviet federalism, nationalism and economic decentralisation

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Published by Leicester University Press in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Alastair McAuley.
SeriesStudies in federalism
ContributionsMcAuley, Alastair.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,214p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21692672M
ISBN 100718513940

7 Yitzhak Brudny, Re-Inventing History: Russian Nationalism and the Soviet State, (Cambridge ; 8 The Iranian Revolution of should have raised the question of whether modern liberal politi ; 9 Ignatieff, “Belonging in the Past”.; 5 Political elites on both sides of the Iron Curtain, unable to cope with the postindustrial economic reality, resorted to harnessing nationalism.   This new nationalism takes different economic forms: trade barriers, asset protection, reaction against foreign direct investment, policies favouring domestic workers and .

Federalism has had a resurgence of late, with symposia organized,1 stories written,2 and new scholarly paths charted. Now is an appropriate moment to assess where the new “new federalism”3 is heading. This Feature thus brings together five scholars who have made unique contributions to the field in order to offer a snapshot of the current debate. Taken together, these essays suggest that. ETHNO-FEDERALISM: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES ABSTRACT The study analyses the role of federalism in solving the national and ethnic conflicts. From this point of view it describes the main types of modern federal state: mononational (e.g. USA, FRG), multiethnic (Switzerland, present-day Russia) and multinational forms (former.

Federalism, Nationalism, and Social Policy Decentralisation in Canada and Belgium Article published in Regional and Federal Studies, 17(4): DANIEL BÉLAND* & ANDRÉ LECOURS° * Daniel Béland is Professor of Public Policy and Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. During the extended period of the Russian Revolution of , several non-ethnic Soviet republics emerged across the former empire, including the Soviet Republic of Odessa (January 18–Ma ) and the Soviet Republic of the Far East (January 7/April 10–Septem ). 1 The two republics relied on non-Bolshevik political imageries of a free port or a duty-free zone and of local.


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Soviet Federalism: Nationalism and Economic Decentralization on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Soviet Federalism: Nationalism and Economic Decentralization. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Federal democracy in a world beyond authoritarianism and totalitarianism/ Daniel J.

Elazar --The historical background to Soviet federalism / Raymond Pearson --Legal aspects of the Soviet federal structure / Jane Henderson --Ethnographic developments and the Soviet federal system /.

Get this from a library. Soviet federalism: nationalism and economic decentralisation. [Alastair McAuley;]. This book throws new light on the study of India's development through an exploration of the triangular relationship between federalism, nationalism and the development process.

It focuses on one of the seemingly paradoxical cases of impressive development and sharp federal conflicts that have been witnessed in the state of Punjab. pluralism through federalism reduces ethnic tensions and conflicts.

That is why federalism has been presented as a compromise between ethnic-nationalism, which like nationalism in its classical form advocates congruence between nations and states (Gellner 1; Hobswam 9), and assimilationist centralization by dominant ethnic groups in.

Following a discussion of the rationale for decentralization, the paper describes the main structural and economic developments in China in this area, including their impact on economic stabilization.

Federalism, mode of political organization that unites separate states or other polities within an overarching political system in a way that allows each to maintain its own integrity. Learn more about the history and characteristics of federalism in this article.

- Girnius K., “Catholicism and Nationalism in Lithuania,” book: Pedro Ramet (ed.), Religion and Nationalism in Soviet and East European Politics, 2nd edition, Duke University Press: Durham and London,p. 6 FEDERALISM AND DECENTRALIZATION IN GERMANY CONTENTS 1.

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW 7 ICAL BACKGROUND OF DECENTRALIZATION AND FEDERALISM IN GERMANY 8 3. FINANCING OF THE LÄNDER AS AN ELEMENT OF COOPERATIVE FISCAL RELATIONS 10 Executive Federalism 10 Basic principles of executive federalism 10 The fiscal. Decentralization may help preserve peace in one country or in one region, but it may have just the opposite effect in a country or region with different ethnic and economic characteristics.

Reviews 'Kristin M. Bakke has produced the best and most systematic study to date on how decentralization can impact prospects for peace and stability in. Russia - Russia - The Gorbachev era: perestroika and glasnost: When Brezhnev died inmost elite groups understood that the Soviet economy was in trouble.

Due to senility, Brezhnev had not been in effective control of the country during his last few years, and Kosygin had died in The Politburo was dominated by old men, and they were overwhelmingly Russian.

Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. Decentralization can take up fiscal, administrative, and political forms, it could be arranged symmetrically or asymmetrically at subnational level, and it can occur both in federal and non-federal states.

Decentralization is widely endorsed by international organizations and policymakers to mitigate inter-ethnic conflicts and secessionist. See Alastair McAuley (ed.), Soviet Federalism, Nationalism and Economic Decentralisation (Leicester: Leicester University Press, ), p.

Google Scholar. The "Schachtian" concept of economic nationalism was also instrumental, at least implicitly so, in shaping the foreign economic policies of the Soviet Union, today the greatest outpost in the world of ruthless economic nationalism. After the end of World War II economic nationalism remained the prevalent tendency of most countries of the world.

Both Soviet and Yugoslav federal structures had collapsed by the last decade of the 20 th century. Finally, corporate pluralist western countries such as Switzerland, Belgium, and Canada. Federalism, Decentralization and Conflict Management in Multicultural Societies -International Community - Serap BINDEBIR, Mia HANDSHIN, Miodrag JOVANOVIC, Christian E.

RIECK Inter-state functional economic unions are recognizable in today’s world. Nevertheless, the growing demands of. The growth of the public sector in recent years has been accompanied by both centralization and decentralization. More important than any such shifts of power or function between levels of government, however, has been the emergence of new arenas of mutual influence among levels of government.

Federalism, Nationalism, and Democracy in. Federalism is a mixed or compound mode of government that combines a general government (the central or "federal" government) with regional governments (provincial, state, cantonal, territorial or other sub-unit governments) in a single political system.

Its distinctive feature, exemplified in the Constitution of the United States, is a relationship of parity between the two levels of. Socio-economic and political organisation of states: it is also associated a discussed with the Nationalism and federalism.

These two aspects are discussed below. has assumed special significance in the aftermath of the disintegration of the multi-ethnic and multinational Soviet Union, and the split up of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Federalism and Decentralization in Germany Basic Features and Principles for German Development Cooperation | Harald Fuhr, Julia Fleischer, Sabine Kuhlmann | GIZ.

This study responds to two demands. First, a demand by policy makers and technical staff in partner countries, many of whom seek to know more about and better understand some of. Featuring key experts in the field such as Michael Burgess, Alain Gagnon and Ronald Watts, this unique book draws on a wide geographical range of country studies including Belgium, Canada, India, Malaysia, Spain, Russia, Cyprus, India, Switzerland and the EU in order to illustrate the pivotal relationship between federalism and nationalism.The Republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics or Union Republics (Russian: Сою́зные Респу́блики, tr.

Soyúznye Respúbliki) were the ethnically based proto-states of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). For most of its history, the USSR was a highly centralized state; the decentralization reforms during the era of Perestroika ("Restructuring") and.