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Teaching Federalism

Multidimensional Approaches

9781800885318 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by John Kincaid, Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Professor of Government and Public Service and Director, Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government, Lafayette College and J. Wesley Leckrone, Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, Widener University, US
Publication Date: January 2023 ISBN: 978 1 80088 531 8 Extent: c 216 pp
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Teaching Federalism presents innovative ideas for teaching a wide variety of key concepts of federalism and federal-country cases. Each chapter introduces a topic, explains its place in federalism research, and provides learning objectives, pedagogical tools, and questions for class discussions, student essays and examinations. Evaluation and reading suggestions are included as well.

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Teaching Federalism presents innovative ideas for teaching a wide variety of key concepts of federalism and federal-country cases. Each chapter introduces a topic, explains its place in federalism research, and provides learning objectives, pedagogical tools, and questions for class discussions, student essays and examinations. Evaluation and reading suggestions are included as well.

The book covers twenty substantive facets of federalism important for understanding contemporary issues of federalism and federation, such as power distribution, second chambers, high courts, intergovernmental relations, fiscal federalism, multinational federalism, conflict resolution, indigenous peoples, gendered federalism, and secession. Also included are case-study examples for teaching about federalism in Germany, India, Nigeria, Switzerland, and the United States.

Educators around the world who teach federalism or wish to do so will find this a wonderful resource for lesson plans on a wide variety of issues related to federalism. Students studying federalism will also find it invaluable as an introductory resource for important topics and readings on the subject.
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‘A rare collection of concise essays on key federal topics and countries with great ideas on how to teach them. Implementing these ideas in class will be both intellectually inspiring and fun.’
– Sean Mueller, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
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Contributors include: Elisabeth Alber, Nicholas Aroney, Nathalie Behnke, Eva Maria Belser, Robin Beglinger, Rupak Chattopadhyay, Klaus Detterbeck, Alan Fenna, Rahel Freiburghaus, Alain-G. Gagnon, Anna Gamper, Robert P. Inman, Andrew Karch, Soeren Keil, John Kincaid, J. Wesley Leckrone, David McGrane, Glenn A. Moots, Ryan D. Nelson, Francesco Palermo, Martin Papillon, Johanne Poirier, Maja Sahadžić, Anwar Shah, Troy E. Smith, Nico Steytler, Rotimi T. Suberu, Louise Tillin, Arjun Tremblay, Adrian Vatter, Jill Vickers
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