December 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 592 Pages
ISBN 9780367222413 - CAT# K421429
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy
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First published in 1931. The Problem of Federalism provides a comprehensive and critical survey of the historical development and practical application of the idea of federalism as a form of state organisation. The author explores federal ideas from the eighteenth- up until the early twentieth-century. This extensive study will be useful to students of politics and philosophy.
Preface Harold J. Laski; Author’s Note; Part One: The History of American Federal Ideas; 1. Development of Federal Ideas before the Eighteenth Century 2. Development of the Ideas of Modern Federalism in the United States of America 3. Ideas of the Federalists 4. The Federalism of Jefferson 5. The Federal Ideas of De Tocqueville 6. Development of Federal Ideas in the United States of America from Kent to Calhoun and Webster 7. Development of Federal Ideas, 1866-1900 8. Bryce’s Theory of Federalism 9. Development of American Federal Ideas from the Beginning of the Twentieth Century to the Present Day; Part Two: The History of British Federal Ideas; 1. Development of British Federal Ideas from the Seventeenth Century up to the Present Day 2. Modern Federal Ideas in Great Britain; Part Three: The History of German Federal Ideas; 1. Development of Federal Ideas from Hugo and Pufendorf to Georg Waitz 2. Development of Federal Ideas from Georg Waitz to Max Seydel 3. Development of Federal Ideas from Max Seydel to Siegfried Brie