Basaguren, Alberto López

The Ways of Federalism in Western Countries and the Horizons of Territorial Autonomy in Spain

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Table of contents

Part I. General Overview. Federal Challenges in the Era of Globalization

1. Opening Pandora’s Box: Process and Paradox in the Federalism of Political Identity
Michael Burgess

2. Contradiction and Crisis in the Federal Idea
Carlos Cabo Martín

3. From Competitive Federalism to Global Market Federalism
Miguel Ángel García Herrera, Gonzalo Maestro Buelga

4. Multilevel Constitutionalism and Federalism: Reflections upon the Congress on “The Path to Federalism in the State of Autonomies”
Teresa Freixes

5. Constitutional Courts in Federated States and Entities
Dian Schefold

6. Beyond Institutional Design: The Political Culture of Federalism (A Normative Approach)
Ramón Máiz

7. Balancing Self-Rule and Shared-Rule: Sources of Tensions and Political Responses in Contemporary Political Systems
André Lecours

8. A Federalist’s Defence of Decentralization
Ian Peach

9. Democracy-Coated Authoritarianism: How Federalism May Act as a Cover for Undemocratic Governments
J. Castro-Rea

10. The Challenges of the Federative Principle in the Twenty-First Century
X. Díez Urdanivia

11. Global Federalism: A Solution for the Global Economic Crisis?
José Angel Camisón

12. Defending the Federation: The Federal Challenge to National Defence Policy Making in Canada
Allan Craigie

13. Some Questions Regarding Responsibility for Non-compliance with International Obligations in Federal States and in Spain
Roberto Uriarte Torrealday

14. The Spanish Autonomous Model in Poland? The Political Concept of the Silesian Autonomy Movement
Małgorzata Myśliwiec

15. “Sustainable Differentiation”: The Twenty-First Century Challenge to Decentralization (A Comparative Study of Italy and Spain, with Special Attention to Constitutional Case Law)
Sabrina Ragone

16. Participation of the German Länder and Autonomous Communities in the European Union: A Comparative Analysis
Cristina Elías Méndez

17. The Construction of German Fiscal Federalism vs. the Deconstruction of Spanish “Fiscal Federalism”
Susana Ruiz Tarrías

18. The Senate: Chamber of Territorial Representation. Reasons for Its Existence
María Marta Cerro

19. Reinventing the European Union: The Financial Crisis, an Opportunity for a Federal Model
José Chofre-Sirvent

20. Spanish State of Autonomies and Economic Freedom: Challenges of the European Economic Constitution Paradigm
Ainhoa Lasa López

Part II. The Ways of Federalism in Western Countries and the Division of Powers

21. The Once and Future Challenges of American Federalism: The Tug of War Within
Erin Ryan

22. The Historical and Contemporary Challenges of Canada’s Division of Powers
Gerald Baier

23. In Search of a Proper Federal Balance Between the Two Orders of Government: The Case of German Federalism
Rudolf Hrbek

24. Current Challenges Faced by Swiss Federalism
Regula Kägi-Diener

25. The Road Towards Federalism in Italy?
Silvio Gambino

26. The Current Challenges on the Belgian Federalism and the Sixth Reform of the State
Min Reuchamps

Part III. The Division of Powers and the Horizons of Territorial Autonomy in Spain

27. Current Issues Around Territorial Autonomy in Spain
Alberto López-Basaguren

28. Division of Powers, Distribution of Competences, and Configuration of Public Spheres in the Autonomous State Integrated in Europe
F. Balaguer Callejón

29. A Complex Model for Distributing Competences That Requires Further Safeguards
Paloma Biglino Campos

30. The Distribution of Competences in Spain a Year After the Ruling 31/2010 of the Constitutional Court: The Reaffirmation of the Unitary State?
Carles Viver Pi-Sunyer

31. A Ruling on the Federalisation of the State
Juan José Solozábal Echavarria

32. The Inevitable Jurisprudential Construction of the Autonomous State
Francesc Carreras Serra

33. The Distribution of Competences in Federal Systems: A Proposal for a Hypothetical Constitutional Reform in Spain
Joaquín Tornos Mas

34. The Function of the Constitutional Court in the Distribution of Competences: A Critical Vision
José Antonio Montilla Martos

35. Autonomous State Reform in the Face of Challenges from Regulation and Integration
José Tudela Aranda

36. Exclusive vs. Concurrent Legislative Power in the Federal Republic of Germany
Antonio Arroyo Gil

37. The Competences and Faculties of the Autonomous Communities in the Area of Justice: Progress, Limits, and Alternatives for Reformulation
Miguel Angel Cabellos Espiérrez

38. Organic Laws of Transfer or Delegation (Article 150.2 SC): An Open Door to the Modification of the Constitutional Distribution of Competences
Juan María Bilbao Ubillos

39. One Feature of the Spanish Territorial Model: The Distinction Between Laws Rules That Assign Competences and Rules That Merely Delimit Them
Tomás Quadra-Salcedo Janini

40. The Authority Over the Administration of Justice in Spain: Current and Future Distribution Between the State and the Self-governing Communities
Alberto Saiz Garitaonandia

41. The Power-Distribution Nature of the Reserves of Organic Law in the Constitutional Case Law: The Case of the Organic Law of the Judiciary
M. Mar Navas Sánchez

42. The Role of the State in the Realisation of the Right to Housing
Pilar Garrido Gutiérrez

Keywords: Law, Private International Law, International & Foreign Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Regional and Cultural Studies, European Law, Comparative Politics

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