Federalism: political structure or a pact between elites?

Federalism: political structure or a pact between elites?

Martyanov V.S.,

Dr. Sci. (Polit. Sci.), Director, Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia, martianov@instlaw.uran.ru

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For citation:

Martyanov V.S. Federalism: political structure or a pact between elites? – Polis. Political Studies. 2010. No. 1. P. 173-183. (In Russ.)


The work published here is a critical review of “Models of Federative Arrangement: Regularities of Political Transformation” – a book by N.Pankevich, As is demonstrated in the review, the phenomenon of federalism is considered in the book first of all as a certain technology of distributing resources between elites. An original typology of models of federalism is proposed, the reviewer stresses.

Content No. 1, 2010

See also:

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