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Federalists, Unitarists, federalism, authority of the court


This book is the product of a comparative research project completed by the Forum of Federations and supported by the Government of Quebec. The Forum of Federations has the goal of linking academic research to real world practices and is supported and funded by international partners. Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists? contributes directly to this goal by providing a well-rounded, highly informed, comparative approach to the topic of the structural issues of federalism. This text is the first of a larger, forthcoming, seven volume series on federalism to be developed by the Forum of Federations.


Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists? Edited by Nicholas Aroney & John Kincaid. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. xvi, 583 p. Includes index. ISBN 978-1-4875-2289-6 (paper) $35.96.