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Reforming Federalism in Germany: Incremental Changes Instead of the Big Deal

The unique characteristics of Germany's federalism have been long identified as one of the main obstacles to legitimate and efficient governance. In 2006, the grand coalition adopted a federal reform which aims to disentangle the intertwined levels of government by reducing the influence of the... Full description

1st Person: Burkhart, Simone
Source: in Publius : the journal of federalism Vol. 39, No. 2 (2009), p. 341-365
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2009
Keywords: research-article
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